Open Position: Post-Doctoral Research Associate

January 31, 2012

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (CASTL-HE) at the University of Virginia, Curry School of Education is seeking an incumbent for a post-doctoral Research Associate position. This position will report to Josipa Roksa, Associate Professor of Sociology and Education, and Associate Director of CASTL-HE. This position will assist in… Read More »

Open Positions: Two tenure-track Faculty Positions

January 31, 2012

The University of Houston College of Education currently has openings for two tenure-track faculty positions (Open Rank) that may be of direct interest to higher education scholars and policy experts. Built by strong-willed and visionary entrepreneurs with bold and innovative ideas for transforming the world through education, healthcare, business, space travel, and the arts, Houston… Read More »

Open Position: Post-Doctoral Position

January 31, 2012

The Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) at Rice University is seeking to hire one or two postdocs starting July 2012 (salary:  $52,000 plus benefits). The Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research is offering a one-year postdoctoral fellowship to begin July 2012. The Postdoctoral Fellow is encouraged to pursue his… Read More »

Open Position: Research Analyst/Senior Research Analyst

January 31, 2012

The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to promoting access to and success in higher education for all students. Based in Washington, D.C., IHEP develops innovative policy- and practice-oriented research to guide policymakers and education leaders, who develop high-impact policies that will address our nation’s most pressing education challenges.… Read More »

Open Position: Graduate Student Employee in MSU Outreach and Engagement

January 31, 2012

Position for graduate student who might be interested in a part-time, hourly position.  Help find, write, and distribute short news announcements of particular relevance for the communication outlets of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC).  Learn more at: We need a student who is willing to: learn about the national and international associations, journals, centers, and… Read More »

Book Chapter: Writing as Mentoring

January 25, 2012

Courtenay, B. C., Cervero, R. M., and Dirkx, J. M. (2011). Writing as mentoring. In T. Rocco and T. Hatcher (Eds.) The handbook of scholarly writing and publishing (pp. 293-310). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. “One of the most rewarding aspects of being a faculty member in higher education is helping doctoral students and less experienced… Read More »

Book Chapter: Work-Related Learning in the United States: Past Practices, Paradigm Shifts, and Policies of Partnerships

January 25, 2012

Dirkx, J. M. (2011). Work-related learning in the United States: Past practices, paradigm shifts, and policies of partnerships. In M. Malloch, L. Cairns, K. Evans, & B. O’Connor (Eds.) The SAGE handbook of workplace learning (pp. 293-306).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing. “Education for work and other forms of workplace learning (what I refer to… Read More »

Book Chapter: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Identity Development Theories

January 25, 2012

Renn, K. A. & Bilodeau B. L. (2011). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identity development theories. In B. Bank (Ed.), Gender and higher education (pp. 55-62). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. “For students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), colleges and universities can be important settings for developing sexual orientation and gender… Read More »

Book Chapter: Biracial and Multiracial College Student Development

January 25, 2012

Renn, K. A. (2011). Biracial and multiracial college student development. In  M. J. Cuyjet, M. Howard-Hamilton, & D. L. Cooper (Eds.), Multiculturalism on campus: Theory, models, and practices for understanding diversity and creating inclusion (pp. 191-212). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing. “Biracial and multiracial students—individuals who have parents from more than one racial group—are a growing presence… Read More »

Open Position: Associate/Full Professor & Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

January 24, 2012

Marywood University seeks an Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies for a tenure track appointment beginning August 2012 to direct and teach in our PhD Program in Human Development and to direct the newly created Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. The free-standing Center for Interdisciplinary Studies is being developed to house the PhD Program in Human Development… Read More »