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The UC Davis Center for Regional Change Recruiting Associate Director

The UC Davis Center for Regional Change recruiting an Associate Director in order to deepen the impact and catalyze the growth of this cutting edge center dedicated to producing research to inform building healthy, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable communities and regions in California and beyond. (

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Director of Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship


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Harvard College is currently seeking applications for the newly established Director of the Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship position. This position will assume primary responsibility for the implementation of an exciting new initiative connecting public service to academic coursework at Harvard College. Continue reading

Assistant/Associate Professor, Leadership in Education

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2016. The successful candidate’s research and teaching expertise will be in pre-K to 12 urban education in leadership or policy studies, with a specialization in the ways race, class, gender, ability, and language intersect with leadership and/or policy related to urban schools. Continue reading

Tenure-Track Position in Educational Administration at University of MA Boston

A new tenure-track position in Educational Administration os open at the University of MA Boston.
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Marilyn J. Gittell Visiting Prof/Post-doc Flwshp

The Marilyn J. Gittell Visiting Professorship/ Post-doctoral Fellowship, established in honor of the late Political Science Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is for a social science Ph.D. working on areas that concerned Marilyn Gittell, especially research focused on cities, urban politics, public policy, democratic and civic engagement, social movements, citizenship and governance, and community practices, both domestically and abroad. This is a 1-year fellowship, with the potential for one 1-year renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2016, in Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Studies, or a related field. Continue reading

Tenure Track Public Policy Position

The Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track mid-level assistant or associate professor, to begin September 1, 2015.  Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until filled.

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Job Opp at UMass Boston Gaston Institute

The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks an Associate Director for Research.  The Associate Director will initiate, develop and implement a research agenda in the field of education that leverages the expertise, skills and research interest of the institute by developing funding proposals to federal, state and local agencies.  In addition to leading the development and maintenance the education research portfolio of the Institute, the Associate Director is expected to oversee the research activities that enhance the undergraduate curriculum of the university, including the Speakers Series, the research activities of the Latino Leadership Opportunity Program, and other undergraduate initiatives.  The closing date for applications is October 23, 2014.

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Occidental College Faculty Search

The Urban & Environmental Policy Department at Occidental College invites applications for a senior scholar at the associate or full professor level. The position includes an appointment with tenure. The position will begin in the fall of 2015.

The Department invites candidates from a range of disciplines, including urban planning, economics, sociology, political science, environmental studies, geography, law, public health, and others. Candidates are expected to hold the Ph.D. degree or terminal degree in their field and have a significant track record of successful research, publication, grant-funded projects, and teaching. We are also open to considering non-traditional candidates with extensive professional and community experience with demonstrated research and teaching but who may not have a Ph.D. or other terminal degree.

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