U San Francisco Dissertation Fellowship: Diversity Scholars

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Dissertation Fellowship: Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars

Job Summary:
The University of San Francisco invites applications for the Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars Program Dissertation Fellowship for academic year 2016-2017. The Gerardo Marin Diversity Scholars Program seeks to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of their dissertation.

Job Responsibilities:
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities.

The program will provide compensation and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful applicant will have a persuasive record demonstrating action and commitment to the mission of USF including emphasis on its diversity mission. Candidates in disciplines in which racial and ethnic groups are traditionally underrepresented, and who have a willingness to participate in USF’s diversity initiatives will receive special consideration. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2016 and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields: Arts and Sciences: Communication Studies, Economics, English, History, International Studies (BA and MA), Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Rhetoric and Language, Sociology; Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply online. Official transcripts should be submitted by both undergraduate and graduate institutions. Complete applications must be received by January 15, 2016 to ensure full consideration.  

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Note: There is also a postdoctoral fellowship available through this program at USF.

U San Francisco Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship

Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship Announcement

For over twenty years, the USF Office of the Provost has invited scholars from underrepresented ethnic minorities to apply for the Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship. In this program, scholars are expected to complete their dissertation on a diversity related research topic, while teaching one course per semester in the school where they are placed. Promising scholars from diverse backgrounds become familiar with the responsibilities of a USF faculty member. Many of USF’s celebrated professors began their careers at the university through this fellowship, and the university currently has 14 faculty members that are past fellows.

In this program, scholars are expected to develop as researchers and teachers, while teaching one course per semester within the College of Arts & Sciences. Fellows are housed in an existing department and work with senior faculty members to begin the development of an independent research program.

Scholars from underrepresented ethnic minorities are invited to apply to apply for the 2015-16 fellowships.

U San Francisco Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
USF Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship

The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2015-2016.

Job Responsibilities:
Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides compensation of $36,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.

Minimum Qualifications:
Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2015, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:
*Arts & Sciences:Economics, Media Studies, Communication Studies, Politics, Environmental Studies, Critical Diversity Studies, International Studies (BAIS) Program, English, History, Philosophy, Rhetoric and Language, Theology and Religious Studies.
*Education: Counseling Psychology, Leadership Studies, Learning and Instruction, International and Multicultural Education, Teacher Education.

To be considered for this position please visit the web site and apply online.

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

Ethnic minority dissertation fellowships USF

University of San Francisco
Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship
Position Information

Requisition Number 2012-0034 Faculty
Position Title Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellowship
Department Academic Affairs/Provost Office
Campus Location San Francisco Campus
Salary
Nature of Proposed Appointment
Job Type Temporary
Union Type Non Union
Travel No Travel
Work Environment Classroom/Office
Job Summary The University of San Francisco invites applications from underrepresented ethnic minority scholars for the USF Dissertation Fellowship Program for academic year 2013-2014.
Job Responsibilities Program: Scholars complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work, while becoming familiar with the usual service responsibilities of a university faculty member. Scholars teach one course in their discipline each semester and serve the University in various capacities. The program provides a stipend of $33,000 and limited support for relocation and research-related expenses. Additional support includes office space, computer and library privileges.
Other Responsibilities
Requirements Scholars are members of one of the following groups: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latino/as, or American Indians, and are U.S. citizens or Permanent Residents. Candidates must have completed all course work leading to their doctorate by Summer 2013, and must be considering a career in college teaching in one of the following fields:Arts & Sciences: Architecture [Urban Studies]; Communication Studies; Comparative Literature; Economics; English; Environmental Studies; Politics; History; Psychology; Rhetoric and Languages [Applied Linguistics; Education Linguistics; Rhetoric and Composition; Public Address]; Sociology; Performing Arts and Social Justice.
Education: International and Multicultural Education; Educational Leadership; Special Education.
Management: Accounting; Marketing; Entrepreneurship and International Business; Finance; Analytics and Technology; Hospitality Management; Organization, Leadership and Communication; Non Profit Management; Public Administration.
Nursing and Health Professions: Nursing; Public Health; Clinical Psychology.

Applicants should submit a letter of application (indicating area of expertise), curriculum vitae, transcripts, dissertation prospectus, brief description of research plans, evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
Mary J. Wardell, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Provost
Dissertation Scholars Search
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Complete applications must be received by January 15, 2013 to ensure full consideration.

Special Instructions Summary: Applicants should apply for this job on the HR website by creating a username and login and providing the pertinent contact information. To start this process, click on the “Apply for this Job” link at the top of the page.Applicants should mail all required documentation directly to the department.

Applicants should submit a letter of application (indicating area of expertise), curriculum vitae, transcripts, dissertation prospectus, brief description of research plans, evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to:
Mary J. Wardell, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Provost
Dissertation Scholars Search
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Job Open Date: 11/09/2012
Job Close Date: Posted until Filled

About USF: The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.”

EEO Policy: The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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Tenure-track, Assistant Professor, Communication and Technology
University of San Francisco
Department:
Arts & Sciences
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary:
The Department of Communication Studies at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a tenure-track position in Communication and Technology. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2013.

Job Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities will include, inter alia, a methods-level course (Qualitative and Interpretive Methods), a foundational course for the major (Communication and Culture, Rhetoric and the Public Sphere, or Communication and Everyday Life), and upper-division courses in the area of his/her expertise. Individuals with strong lines of research in the following areas are encouraged to apply: technology, social media, or critical/interpretive organizational communication. The Department continues to increase course offerings at the junior-senior level and looks to faculty to develop compelling new courses that complement our existing course offerings. Successful applicants will have training and teaching experience in Qualitative Research Methods and one of the foundational course areas, and should also detail what possible new upper division courses they could contribute to the Department. The teaching load at USF is two 4-unit courses per semester with an additional third 4-unit course every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years).

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications include Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Communication or a related field earned by August 2013, university teaching experience, evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, evidence of a strong and ongoing scholarly research program, experience and willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment, and an understanding of and commitment to support the mission of the University and a dedication to service to both the Department and the University. Individuals with a record of securing grants or research funding are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply for this faculty position, applicants must submit the following information:

1) Applicants must apply for this job on USF’s Human Resources website by creating a username and login. Once logged in, applicants must fill out the pertinent contact information.
2) Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, brief description of their research agenda, samples of published research, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching ability (including copies of official teaching evaluations), and three letters of recommendation. As many as possible of these elements should be submitted electronically to communicationsearch@usfca.edu as separate pdf documents.

Any remaining elements that cannot be submitted electronically should be mailed to:
Communication Studies, Associate Professor, Search Committee Chair, Evelyn Ho, Ph.D.
Department of Communication Studies
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

Applications must be received by October 1, 2012 in order to ensure full consideration.

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.”

EEO Policy
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.

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Evelyn Ho

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Evelyn Y. Ho is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of San Francisco. She received her BA from the University of Washington, MA and PhD from the University of Iowa. Beginning with an understanding that communication is a cultural activity and that health care systems and beliefs are profoundly cultural, Dr. Ho’s teaching and research focus broadly on the intersections of health, culture and communication. Health care in the United States is increasingly confronted with a variety of domestic and international-based alternatives to Western biomedicine and her research studies the discursive construction of holistic (or alternative) medicine especially in relationship to biomedicine.

Recent research has focused on patient education for talking about complementary and alternative medicine with biomedical practitioners and the use of acupuncture and massage therapy use for HIV-related neuropathy. She has also been involved in a UCSF/USF study about Chinese Americans and Type 2 Diabetes. Her research has been published in Research on Language and Social Interaction, Health Communication, Qualitative Health Research, and elsewhere.

At USF Dr. Ho teaches courses in Communication and Culture, Ethnography of Communication, Health Communication, Holistic Medicine, and Asian American Studies. She also serves as faculty co-advisor to Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Honor Society, and the Asian Pacific American Student Coalition (APASC). Professor Ho is one of the founding members of the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) Caucus.

Evelyn Ho is the current Chair of the Language and Social Interaction Division of the International Communication Association (ICA).

Publications

Ho, E. Y. & Robles, J. S. (2011). Cultural resources for health participation: Examining biomedicine, acupuncture and massage therapy for HIV-related peripheral neuropathy. Health Communication, 26(2), 135-146.

Bylund, C. L., D’Agostino, T. A., Ho, E. Y., & Chewning, B. A. (2010). Improving clinical communication and promoting health through concordance-based patient education. Communication Education, 59(3), 294-311.

Ho, E. Y., Koenig, C. J., Wingard, L. & Bansavich, J. (2009). Learning LSI means doing LSI: Reflections on technology use in two Language and Social Interaction courses. Electronic Journal of Communication, 19(1-2).

Ho, E. Y., Bylund, C. L., Rosenbaum, M., & Herwaldt, L. A. (2009). Teaching health communication through found poems created from patients’ stories. Communication Teacher, 23, 93-98.

Ho, E. Y. & Bylund, C. L. (2008). Models of health and models of health delivery in the practitioner-client relationship in acupuncture. Health Communication, 23, 506-515.

Baxter, L., Egbert, N. & Ho, E. (2008). Everyday health communication experiences of college students. Journal of American College Health, 56,427-435.

Ho, E. Y. (2007). “Have you seen your aura lately?”: Examining boundary-work in holistic health pamphlets. Qualitative Health Research, 17,26-37.

Ho, E. Y. (2006). Behold the power of Qi: The importance of Qi in the discourse of acupuncture. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 39,411-440.

Zickmund, S., Ho, E. Y., Masuda, M., Ippolito, L. & LaBrecque, D. R. (2003). “They treated me like a leper”: Stigmatization and the emotional burden of hepatitis C. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 18,835-844.