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Special issue of the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations (HJSR) calls for papers examining U.S. culture and politics after the marriage equality tipping point. 
Submissions due on Sept. 11, 2015. 
posted 8-6-15  post until 9-11-15

Surveillance Studies Research Center, Institute for Policy & Social Research, The University of Kansas calls for submissions to a symposium on States of Surveillance: New Directions and Empirical Projects.
posted 7-15-15 post until 9-1-15

Call for papers from NEW JOURNAL -Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
posted 7-7-15 post until 1-7-16

Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, a peer-reviewed volume published by Emerald Group Publishing, encourages submissions for Volume 40 of the series.  
posted 6-1-15 post until 9-15-15

The Society for Applied Anthropology invites abstracts for their annual meeting Mar 29-April 2, 2016.  
posted 5-29-15 post until 10-15-15

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The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Texas Woman’s University seeks to fill a tenure track, assistant professor position to teach courses at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels and conduct research in criminology/criminal justice beginning September 1, 2016. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology / Criminal Justice.  Review of applications will begin Sept. 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.
posted 6-21-15 post until 12-31-15
Special Opportunities
Call for Syllabi for Research Project
Three sociology faculty have begun a research project on Introduction to Sociology and Social Problems syllabi. We want to examine the required course content for both classes.
We are asking for individuals to volunteer to send us your syllabus for one or both classes, if you have taught either class in the last three years (2012-2015).
posted 6-21-15 post until 9-1-15
Postdoctoral Fellow:
Transdisciplinary Environmental Health/Social Science
This two-year postdoctoral fellow will be part of the new NIEHS Training Program, “Transdisciplinary Training at the Intersection of Environmental Health Science and Social Science” (EH+SS), co-directed by Northeastern University’s Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute and Silent Spring Institute.  The position ideally starts September 1, 2015, but it is possible that a person earning their PhD mid-year could have a January 1, 2016, start date. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.
posted 7-28-15 post until 9-30-15

St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI, a nationally ranked, residential liberal arts institution with an enrollment of
2,200, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Sociology beginning August 2016. The position requires a Ph.D. in Sociology or Social Work with a MSW from a CSWE accredited program and at the time of appointment; areas of specialization open. A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential.
posted 8-27-15 post until 9-30-15

Purdue University Department of Sociology, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2016. We seek applicants whose research and teaching interests are in the areas of law and society, crime, or deviance and whose work also intersects with issues of inequality broadly defined. Ph.D. in Sociology required. Review of applications will begin Sept. 21, 2015, and continue until the job is filled.
posted 8-19-15 post until 9-21-15

The School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University is seeking an assistant professor of Rural Sociology to begin Fall 2016. An earned doctoral degree is required in rural sociology, sociology, or equivalent.  This position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position intended to build capacity in our school’s social science expertise and interdisciplinary work in the areas of development sociology, community sociology, and environmental and natural resource sociology.
posted 8-14-15 post until 9-30-15

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Department of Sociology invites applicants for a tenuretrack,
Assistant Professor of Sociology position to begin August 2016. We seek applications from individuals who will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology by time of appointment.
posted 9-29-15 post until 11-1-15

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