JOB OPENINGS

Position closing date. * Friday, October 10, 2014
Advertising contact *
Linda Bowen, Journalism Department chair
Email * linda.s.bowen@csun.edu
Phone Number * (818) 677-3135
Institution/University *
California State University, Northridge
Position Title *
Assistant professor
Hiring department or institution *
Journalism
The Department of Journalism at California State University, Northridge, invites applications for four positions, including Digital media Entrepreneurship or Digital Public Engagement/Public Relations, Participatory Media or Ethnic/Community Media, Broadcast Journalism and Visual Communication.The successful candidate in each position will have a terminal degree in hand by fall 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of research and creative scholarly activity in line with the tenure expectations of the university. Required qualifications include demonstrated experience and continued commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and to working in a diverse campus community.Digital Media Entrepreneurship or Digital Public Engagement/Public Relations
Our new colleague will teach in the public relations core and/or build on the Department’s Digital Media Entrepreneurship curriculum. The position requires either professional media experience or an academic research agenda in digital public engagement/public relations or digital entrepreneurial media practices, such as those found in the “incubator culture,” along with a desire to collaborate with our faculty already working in these areas. Also valued is an ability to develop new curriculum to help students in different disciplines (including journalism) to collaborate in planning and executing innovative digital media projects.

Full job description and contact information available here.
Participatory Media or Ethnic/Community Media
Our new colleague will develop curriculum in mobile journalism, social and new media, and teach in the Department’s emergent participatory media and/or ethnic/community media courses. The successful candidate could teach the relevant strategies for developing digital projects and programs in the student media outlets as part of his/her responsibilities. The position requires knowledge of trends in digital culture, new/mobile media and participatory/citizen media as they intersect with ethnic/community media. Also key is the ability to apply these trends in developing interdisciplinary courses.

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in hand by fall 2015, related professional experience, and demonstrated potential for a program of research and creative scholarly activity in line with the tenure expectations of the university.

Full job description and contact information available here.
Broadcast Journalism
Our new colleague will teach in the Department’s undergraduate broadcast core, including but not limited to courses in contemporary broadcast news gathering methods and skills used in professional settings as well as digital audio and video production and editing. Familiarity with the theory and practice of new and social media is valued along with the ability to contribute to the development of innovative curriculum in emerging technologies, such as mobile and cross-platform applications in journalistic storytelling.

Full job description and contact information available here.
Visual Communication (photojournalism)
Our new colleague will teach in the Department’s visual communication core, including but not limited to courses in photojournalism as well as documentary, video editing and data visualization. This position will help converge the broadcast and print foci of the department through an expertise in digital video production. Experience in the creative production of professional video and/or multimedia content is valued along with the ability to develop curriculum to teach visual storytelling through short- and long-form documentaries using equipment.

Full job description and contact information available here.

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Advertising contact *
Karen Mills
Email * kmills@oregonstate.edu
Phone Number * (541) 737-3847
Institution/University *
Oregon State University
Position Title *
Assistant or Associate Professor
Hiring department or institution *
Ethnic Studies
Job Description
The School of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track position to teach and conduct research in Ethnic Studies. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (depending on qualifications). The position will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate level courses appropriate to the candidate’s expertise. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. For a complete list of qualifications, position details, and to apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting # 0012796. Closing date is October 15, 2014.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled

Position closing date. * Monday, September 8, 2014
Advertising contact *
Jenny Amaro-Bussey
Email * gamaro@fullerton.edu
Phone Number * (657) 278-4906
Institution/University *
California State University, Fullerton
Position Title *
Assistant/Associate Professor
Hiring department or institution *
Sociology
Job Description *
Education
Tenure-TrackThe Department of Sociology at California State University, Fullerton, invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2015 semester.Positions
The Department invites applicants with primary specialization in Education.Secondary areas of particular interest to the Department include Latina/o communities, family, theory, research methods and criminology. The Department especially encourages applicants who bring culturally diverse perspectives to their understanding of these primary and secondary specialties.Teaching expectations include education and upper/lower division courses, graduate seminars, and rotation of research methods and social theory. Faculty also provides academic advisement, participate in department, university, professional and community service, and engage in scholarly endeavors resulting in peer-reviewed publications. Positive tenure/promotion decisions require high quality teaching, peer-reviewed publications, and service to the Department and University.Qualifications
• A Ph.D. in Sociology or a relevant field by August 2015 is required. To be considered, ABD applicants must include with their application materials, transcripts and supporting documentation (i.e. letters from advisors, indication of oral defense date, sample dissertation chapters, etc.) supporting that their degree completion will occur before the beginning of classes of the Fall 2015 semester.
• Evidence of successful teaching. Please provide copies of student evaluations with interpretive information. Additional evidence of high quality teaching is welcome.
• A realistic research agenda and evidence of on-going involvement in research activity.
• Knowledge of critical pedagogy, use of best practices and innovative instructional technologies in teaching.
• Ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse range of students, faculty and staff.Job Control Number
23603G-13-016Rank and Salary
The position is at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, with the possibility of an Associate Professor position to also be considered. The position comes with a competitive salary commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. Additional pay opportunities for teaching in summer, intersession, and the new online Sociology Degree Completion Program may also be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.aspAppointment Date
August 17, 2015Application Procedure
Please send a letter of application describing teaching and research experience and interests including the areas of specialization, a vita, teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching excellence including copies of student evaluations with interpretive information, additional evidence of high quality teaching, graduate school transcript(s), documentation of a research agenda, and at least three signed recent letters of recommendation on institutional letterhead to:

Education Recruitment Committee Chair
Department of Sociology
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, California 92831

In addition, please complete an Applicant Data Flow Form via secured website: https://diversity.fullerton.edu/appdataflow and enter the Job Control Number listed above.

Application Deadline
Applications may be considered until positions are filled. Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2014.

CSU Fullerton enrolls more than 38,000 students and is ranked 1st in California and 8th nationwide in the number of bachelor degrees awarded to Latinas/os, 11th in the number of bachelor degrees awarded to Asian Americans, and 11th in bachelor degrees awarded to racial and ethnic minorities in general. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest and most diverse academic division within the University, offers more than 40 different bachelor and master degrees. The Department of Sociology offers both BA and MA degrees in Sociology. The undergraduate degree involves optional areas of concentration, and emphasis on internship and independent study experiences, a minor, and a new online Sociology Degree Completion Program. At the graduate level, in addition to general rigorous academic training, it offers both applied social research and preparation for college teaching. The university catalog description of the Department can be found at: http://hss.fullerton.edu/sociology/

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

 

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Advertising contact *
Susan Coburn
Email * scoburn@princeton.edu
Phone Number * (609) 258-4717
Institution/University *
Princeton University
Position Title *
Postdoctoral Fellow
Hiring department or institution *
Princeton Society of Fellows
Job Description *
Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2015-2018
Application deadline: October 1, 2014Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2015-2018 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2013) in humanities or allied social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; Race and/or Ethnicity Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000. For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sf

Position closing date. * Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Advertising contact *
Leta Chow
Email * leta.chow@csun.edu
Phone Number * (818) 677-2827
Institution/University *
California State University, Northridge
Position Title *
Assistant Professor ( Multicultural psychology) & Assistant Professor (Cognitive Psychology)
Hiring department or institution *
Psychology
Job Description *
Cultural or Multicultural Psychology
Qualifications:
The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology master’s program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.Cognitive Psychology
Qualifications:
The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will be a skilled and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered. Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology master’s program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.Application Deadline for both positions:
Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email tocognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255orCognitive Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255The University:
Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master’s degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN’s 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master’s level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, the campus features modern educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcomin g university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

CSUN is strongly committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, active learning and diversity. Our values include a respect for all people, building alliances with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and we value the diversity of all of our students and the campus community. CSUN actively encourages qualified candidates to apply who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented students.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, CSUN strives to create a community in which a diverse population can work, teach and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights of each individual. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, medical information, marital status, or veteran status. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line at http://www-admn.csun.edu/police/clery-report.pdf. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.

 

Position closing date. * Thursday, October 30, 2014
Advertising contact *
Stephanie Martin
Email * smartin@allegheny.edu
Phone Number * (814) 332-3360
Institution/University *
Allegheny College
Position Title *
Assistant Professor of Community and Justice Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Community and Justice Studies
Job Description *
The Community and Justice Studies Major, a new Interdisciplinary Program at Allegheny College now invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to begin in August 2015. The desired focus for this position is a faculty member with expertise in Civic and Community Engagement and its connections to Domestic Diversity or International Issues.Teaching responsibilities for the position include foundations in Community and Justice Studies, a Capstone Seminar in social action or participatory research, an Interdisciplinary Methods course, and other electives that demonstrate the interconnectedness between Civic Engagement, Diversity, and Global Learning. In addition, familiarity with engagement pedagogies, such as service-learning, problem-based learning, or community-based research, is preferred. The teaching load is between 5.5 and 6 courses, depending on Senior Project advising. All faculty are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking.Applications are welcome from all Ph.D. fields for this position, including but not limited to, Sociology, Black Studies, Gender Studies, Justice Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Community Action, Political Science, etc. Successful candidates are expected to complete a Ph.D. by June 2015.Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching,
ongoing scholarship and professional development. The deadline for applications is October 30, 2014. In order to apply, please submit a Letter of Interest, C.V., Statement of Teaching Philosophy, evidence of Scholarship, and three Letters of Recommendation electronically to comj@allegheny.edu . Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to developing a diverse faculty and staff. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 Position closing date. * Thursday, January 1, 2015
Advertising contact *
Wendy Conrad
Email * wendy.conrad@utah.edu
Phone Number * (801) 581-5170
Institution/University *
University of Utah
Position Title *
Tenure-Track Ethnic Studies/Social Work Joint Faculty Position at University of Utah
Hiring department or institution *
Ethnic Studies/Social Work
Job Description*
The University of Utah Ethnic Studies Program and the College of Social Work invite applications for a joint, fulltime (ongoing 9-month contract) tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary, undergraduate program that offers a BA and BS. The College of Social Work is the only public institution in the Intermountain West that offers all three degrees in social work—BSW, MSW, and Ph.D.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.We invite applications from candidates advanced in doctoral studies or with an earned PhD, with a strong preference given to those with a Masters in Social Work who focus their work on Pacific Islander Studies and/or American Indian Studies.Review of applications will begin September 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit (1) a letter describing the position for which you are applying and your teaching and research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) samples of scholarly work, (4) the names of three recommendation providers, and (5) copies of teaching evaluations online at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/34897The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365http://diversity.utah.edu/faculty/required-diversity-statements

 

Position closing date. * Thursday, November 20, 2014
Advertising contact *
Fiona O’Connor
Email * foconnor@uic.edu
Phone Number * (312) 355-0646
Institution/University *
University of Illinois at Chicago
Position Title *
Assistant Professor in Exile, Conflict, and Security Studies
Hiring department or institution *
Asian American Studies Program
Job Description *
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor in Exile, Conflict, and Security Studies beginning Fall, 2015 subject to budgetary approval. The primary appointment for this position will be in the Asian American Studies Program (75%), with a possible joint appointment in another academic unit at UIC. This search is part of a multiple-hire cluster initiative on Diaspora Studies, exploring the complex, multi-faceted, and multi-directional frictions and flows, mobilities and immobilities that have accompanied globalization, imperialism, and neoliberalism in the modern world.
Candidates whose work focuses on Asian diasporas, exploring the multiple dimensions of exile, conflict, and (in)security made manifest in the context of geo-political unrest, war, occupation, and/or “failed” and marketized states and who can teach core undergraduate courses in the Asian American Studies Program will receive strongest consideration. The field of specialization is open, but we especially welcome candidates with interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative projects informed by one or more of the following fields of inquiry: critical ethnic studies, critical diaspora studies, transnational feminist studies, critical refugee studies, and critical legal studies. The standard teaching load is 2/2. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.
Complete applications submitted by November 20, 2014 will be given full consideration. Applicants should complete an online application with the names and email addresses of three references at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=45476&job=assistant-professor-diaspora-exile-conflict-security-asian-american-studies and upload a CV, cover letter, statements of research interest and teaching pedagogy and a 20-page writing sample.UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. UIC is also designated as a Minority Serving Institution through the Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Initiative, which supports the recruitment, retention, and graduation of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and English language learner students, fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education.Questions about the position can be directed to Anna Guevarra (guevarra@uic.edu) and Gayatri Reddy (gayatri@uic.edu), co-chairs of the search committee. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.