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Department of Sociology Department Head - Mississippi State University
Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 10:54 AM

Mississippi State University

The Department of Sociology seeks a Department Head at the rank of Professor, anticipated to begin July 1, 2019.  Candidate must have a Ph.D., a commitment to academic excellence, an established research and extramural funding record, and a commitment to effective academic leadership and administration.  Substantive area open.  The successful candidate will join a large multidisciplinary department.  Programs offered include B.A. in Sociology, B.A. in Criminology, B.S.W. in Social Work, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Sociology. 

The administrative responsibilities of the Department Head include budget management, resource allocation, and all personnel matters. They must also have excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, provide effective leadership for the department, serve as liaison between faculty and administration, and sustain and enhance collaborative programs with other campus units. Documented experience in departmental or college leadership positions is required. Teaching expectation is ordinarily one course per semester and is negotiable.

The department consists of 20 faculty members, more than 390 undergraduate majors, and approximately 50 graduate students.  The Department has strong ties to the African American Studies Program and the Gender Studies Program, as well as to several research centers, including the Social Science Research Center (www.ssrc.msstate.edu),  the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (www.nsparc.msstate.edu), and the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (www.blind.msstate.edu). More information on the department and its programs can be seen at www.sociology.msstate.edu.  

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Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at NC State
Employment Opportunities
Thursday, November 29, 2018 01:04 PM

A new leadership position has been established in the College of Natural Resources at NC State University. We are actively searching for an Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. This position is new to the College. Individuals with experience or demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in teaching, research, and extension and engagement are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have qualifications to be tenured and hold the rank of associate or full professor  in one of the College's three departments (Forest Biomaterials, Forestry and Environmental Resources, and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management).

Information about the position can be accessed at: https://ess.hr.ncsu.edu/current-searches/associate-dean-for-diversity-and-inclusion-college-of-natural-resources/.

Potential applicants can also contact Myron Floyd ([email protected]), Search Chair, for additional information about this opportunity.

Myron F. Floyd, PhD 
Department Head and Professor
Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
College of Natural Resources
    

North Carolina State University
Box 8004, 2820 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695-8004
Phone: 919-515-3675
Fax: 919-515-3687

 
Assistant Professor in Agricultural and/or Public Communications
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:01 AM

The University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Agricultural and/or Public Communications in the Department of Community and Leadership Development. This is a 12-month position with a distribution of effort of teaching (50%), research (45%) and service (5%) expectations. Faculty assignments and DOE are subject to annual negotiation between the chair and faculty member.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program focusing on the agricultural and/or public communications in community and leadership development (e.g., community news organizations; community change and advocacy; nonprofit, voluntary, and/or political organizations; civic and community engagement; civic or citizen journalism; communication campaigns; health, science, environmental, and/or risk communications), with external funding support. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for, or have a proven record, in scholarly activity, including publication in peer-reviewed journals.

The successful candidate will teach a combination of four undergraduate/graduate courses a year in communication; recruit, advise, mentor, and evaluate undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate with stakeholder groups; and provide service to the department, college, university, and professional organizations.

The Department of Community and Leadership Development is a multidisciplinary department of faculty recognized internationally in a variety of social science disciplines. The department offers undergraduate degrees both in Community and Leadership Development and in Agricultural Education. At the graduate level, the department offers an MS degree in Community and Leadership Development, with an option for a Masters in Teacher Certification. For more information about the Department of Community and Leadership Development, please visit https://cld.ca.uky.edu/.

To apply, please include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, representative writing sample (upload under Specific Request 1), and teaching philosophy that includes student engagement examples (upload under Specific Request 2).

In addition, applicants should submit names and e-mail addresses for three professional references when prompted in the application. References will be contacted with a request to electronically submit their letters. Review of applicants will begin on January 21, 2019, and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Ken Jones, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Community and Leadership Development. 500 Garrigus Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0215; phone 859-257-7193; e-mail: [email protected]

 
Assistant Professor in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:54 AM

The University of Kentucky Department of Community & Leadership Development (UK-CLD) seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development. UK-CLD is a multidisciplinary social science unit within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE), with a mission to strengthen the capacities of individuals, organizations and communities to act on their shared visions and challenges. The successful candidate will initially divide his/her efforts among research (55%), instruction (40%), and service (5%). Faculty assignments and division of efforts are subject to annual negotiation between the chair and faculty member.

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary research program, funded by competitive external grants, in community development. Research areas may include: challenges facing urban or rural contexts of the US and/or the Global South; issues concerning immigrants, and/or other underrepresented groups; and comparative analysis between US and Global South on these or related topics. The successful candidate is also expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals.

The successful candidate will also contribute to undergraduate and graduate instructional programs offered by the department by teaching up to three courses annually and advising undergraduate and graduate students. As a national leader in community-engaged learning, UK-CLD offers a variety of courses that incorporate service learning and community engagement. A list of courses is available at http://www.uky.edu/registrar/sites/www.uky.edu.registrar/files/CLD_13.pdf.

To apply, please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching portfolio (upload under Specific Request 1), writing sample (e.g., dissertation chapter, first-authored journal article), and statement of research and teaching interests in community-engaged scholarship in community development (upload under Specific Request 2). The statement of interests must describe the applicant’s vision for research and explain how his/her research will contribute to UK-CLD’s mission as well as both UK’s and CAFE’s strategic goals in research, teaching, and outreach/extension.

Applicants should also submit names and e-mail addresses for three professional references when prompted in the application. References will be contacted with a request to electronically submit their letters. Application review processes will begin on January, 21, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Rosalind Harris, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Community and Leadership Development. 500 Garrigus Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0215; phone 859-257-7584; e-mail: [email protected]

 
Assistant Professor of Family Studies, Child and Youth Development
Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 03:07 PM

Starting Date: August 15, 2019 or as negotiated.

 

Responsibilities: This is a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a 65% extension and 35% research responsibility. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized applied research program related to family studies, child, and youth development and related behaviors. The successful candidate will be expected to work in multi-disciplinary teams and secure external funding. The research activities are expected to support a strong focus on extension and outreach in the same area. The tenure home of the position is the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education; however, the position is aligned with Penn State Extension's professional development program for early care and education and youth development professionals, Better Kid Care (https://extension.psu.edu/programs/betterkidcare). The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with BKC staff, provide programmatic support based on his or her research expertise, evaluate outcomes of BKC programming, and conduct applied research in support of its mission. A Ph.D. in sociology, family studies, child/youth development, early childhood education, or related social science or human development field is required. The successful candidate must have completed all degree requirements by the appointment date. The ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the University and community is required.

 

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Candidates should upload a letter of application, names and addresses of three professional references, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and official transcripts.

 

Questions can be directed to Dr. Ted Alter, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, The Pennsylvania State University at [email protected]. Review of candidates will begin on January 18, 2019 and remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

 

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1340845

 
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