Employment Opportunities
Assistant Professor of Food Studies – Syracuse University
Employment Opportunities
Friday, January 22, 2021 01:15 PM

The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies is seeking to hire an Assistant Professor of Food Studies to begin in the Fall of 2021. This position is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Energy and Environment. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University is seeking to enhance research, collaboration, and strengthen competitive grant applications in the focus area of socioeconomic policy, and/or ecological implications of changes to food and agricultural systems from anthropogenic global warming. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in an agricultural discipline, social science, ecology, or other relevant discipline with a food systems orientation. The candidate should also have an interdisciplinary academic background and be adept at quantitative or mixed methods analysis.

The successful candidate will complement current faculty expertise in human rights, labor in the food system, agricultural policy, food and racial justice, agriculture and the environment, science and technology studies, and food enterprise management. It is anticipated they will be able to teach the undergraduate course on Climate Change and the Food System and develop a graduate course on Agriculture and the Environment; however, the mix of assigned courses will depend on the expertise of the candidate. We encourage applicants to review the food studies curriculum and current faculty expertise on our web site (https://falk.syr.edu/food-studies/).

Specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  1. Pursue a program of research with the potential to secure sponsored funding;
  2. Teach graduate and undergraduate courses and advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and,
  3. Engage in service activities in the department, college, and university as well as the community and profession.
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Assistant Professor of Political Science, History, or Appalachian Studies
Employment Opportunities
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 02:36 PM

CLOSING DATE: 4/01/21

DESCRIPTION:
Glenville State College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in Political Science, History, or Appalachian Studies to complement the research and teaching areas of the department, to begin Fall 2021.

THE COLLEGE:
Founded in 1872 and located in the heart of scenic, central West Virginia, Glenville State College is dedicated to providing a personalized education to approximately 1500 students, primarily from West Virginia.Many of the College's students are first-generation and Pell-grant eligible.The College's campus embraces the unique perspectives of its students, faculty and staff and provides its students with opportunities to thrive in its vibrant setting in the center of the Appalachian Mountains.The College's mission is to prepare and inspire students to be thoughtful, productive, engaged, and responsible citizens who contribute to the well-being of their community, state, nation, and world guides GSC's program and service development.  More information on Glenville StateCollege can be found at www.glenville.edu.Glenville State College is proud of its commitment to diversity.

Glenville State College's Office of Workforce & Community Development is also part of a United States Department of Educationexperimental site initiative (Second Chance Pell) and has delivered selected courses at both FCI-Gilmer and Huttonsville Correctional Center since 2016.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The successful applicant is expected to:

  • Teach the equivalent of 12-15 hours(4-5 courses)of undergraduate courses per semester
  • Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance
  • Actively contribute to departmental and college assessment, committee and service activities
  • Support recruitment and retention events
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Cultivate and maintain teaching and professional excellence
  • Have an ongoing interest in curriculum innovation
  • Contribute to course delivery on-campus, online, and/or in community settings
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Director of the School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies
Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, January 05, 2021 01:21 PM

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, South Dakota State University. Ranked as the No. 2 best place to work in South Dakota by Forbes, South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.

The School seeks a dynamic leader who will build upon the strengths of the previous Department of Psychology and Department of Sociology and Rural Studies to chart a course that will elevate social science disciplines at SDSU. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing forward-thinking leadership, including strategic planning and goal setting, active participation in campus and college-based student success initiatives, intentional mentoring of faculty and staff, effective scheduling and budgeting, and thoughtful engagement with donors and other external stakeholders. The Director manages School resources and ensures that they are efficiently utilized to achieve student learning outcomes, enhance student success, facilitate faculty research and scholarship, meet the professional needs of faculty and staff, and foster a collegial working environment.For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on the position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. Forquestions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. SDSU is an AA/EO employer.

 
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Berkeley Food Institute seek Project Scientist
Employment Opportunities
Friday, December 18, 2020 01:40 PM

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (Cooperative Extension) and the Berkeley Food Institute have teamed up to hire a Project Scientist https://ucanr.edu/about/jobs/?jobnum=1735

This person will conduct an extension-based applied research program addressing policy and economic barriers, motivations, and opportunities that influence CA agricultural producers’ transition to economically viable, environmentally sustainable, regenerative, and equitable practices. This position requires a Ph.D. in a relevant field, including community and economic development, agricultural economics, political economy, development economics, rural sociology, geography or food/agriculture policy. There is a special focus on socially disadvantaged producers. More details at the link above.

The job closes February 15, 2021.

 
Health Policy and Administration PopHealth- Open Rank
Employment Opportunities
Monday, December 14, 2020 11:56 AM

The Department of Health Policy and Administration (HPA) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants in an open rank search for a tenured Associate or Full Professor or a tenure-track Assistant Professor in a discipline relevant to HPA. This includes, but is not limited to, population health, global health, demography, sociology, social psychology, health services research, health systems science, dissemination and implementation science, public health, social epidemiology, political science, and public policy.

We particularly value candidates with innovative methodological approaches to research. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to improving health care services and the health of populations through research, teaching and service. The faculty member will advise students in doctoral, master's, and/or bachelor's degree programs.

At the Associate or Full Professor level, we seek a colleague who has established a national reputation in their research. Competitive applicants will have a doctoral degree and a demonstrated ability to conduct research in a multi-disciplinary setting, including a track record for securing external research funding from diverse sources and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities. We particularly value faculty who have successfully led collaborative research teams and those that have mentored junior faculty.

At the Assistant Professor level, we seek a colleague that has completed or is close to completing doctoral training. Competitive applicants will have the demonstrated ability to conduct research in a multi-disciplinary setting and show potential for securing external research funding and establishing professional prominence in a relevant line of scholarship. A candidate must have completed all the requirements for the doctoral degree when employed.

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