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NIH Seeks Next Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Applicants for the NIMHD director position must possess an M.D. and/or Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences, and have senior-level research experience and knowledge of research programs in minority health and health disparities. Applications are due September 15. MORE
posted 8-19-14 post until 9-15-14 

NIH Seeks Next Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
OBSSR is a very important office for social and behavioral research at the NIH. The Office is congressionally-mandated to serve as the coordinating entity for the advancement of behavioral and social sciences research across all of the 27 NIH institutes and centers.
Applications due Oct. 1     MORE
posted 8-19-14  post until 10-1-14

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2015.  Successful candidates will have earned a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. While preference will be given to a Ph.D. in Sociology, applicants with a strong background in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Public Health, Criminology or Demography are also encouraged to apply.  Application deadline is Sept. 1, 2014.  
posted 7-30-14 post until 9-1-14

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track, academic year, assistant / associate professorship in medical sociology starting Fall 2015. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. with a subfield in medical sociology.  Review of applications will begin on July 22 and successful candidates will be invited to preliminary interviews at the ASA meeting in San Francisco in August.
posted 7-8-14 post until 10-8-14

The Department of Law and Justice Studies at Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri, invites applications for an adjunct instructor to teach Introduction to Sociology in Fall ’14.
posted 6-18-14 post until 9-1-14

Calls for Papers / Conferences

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Awards & Scholarships
Inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) will be held 12-14 March 2015 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  Call for submissions is now OPEN, with deadlines in Sept.
posted 7-8-14 post until 9-17-14  

The University of South Dakota’s 2015 Biennial Women and Gender Research Conference, to be held April 9-10, 2015,  invites submissions on the theme "Gender and Work: Exploring intersectionality, resistance, and identity." Proposals/abstracts due by Oct. 15th.
posted 7-8-14 post until 10-15-14 

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) invites abstracts (sessions, papers and posters) for the Program of the 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 24-28, 2015. The theme of the Program is “Continuity and Change.” The Society is a multi-disciplinary association that focuses on problem definition and resolution. We welcome papers from all disciplines. The deadline for abstract submission is October 15, 2014. For additional information on the theme, abstract size/format, and the meeting, please visit our web page. 
posted 6-18-14 post until 10-15-14

The Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities, the American Sociological Association, and Sage are pleased to announce the opening of the submission portal for the new quarterly journal, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (SRE). Currently welcoming submissions of: 1) regular length journal articles (8,000-10,000 words) and shorter pieces on race and ethnicity pedagogy (1,500 words). 
Submission portal
posted 5-19-14 post until 9-30-14

Call for papers for the Illinois Sociological Association Undergraduate Student Paper Competition  Submission deadline is Oct. 10, 2014.  
posted 5-7-14 post until 9-30-14

Call for Papers for a Joint Conference Nov. 7-8, 2014, to be held at Eastern Illinois University.  Sponsored by the Illinois Political Science Association and the Illinois Sociological Association.  Theme: "Governability in the Face of Social Conflict."  
posted 5-7-14 post until 9-30-14 

Sociologists of Minnesota 2014 Conference will take place Oct 9-10 at Inver Hills Community College.
Theme:  Applying Sociology to Living in the 21st Century
The theme explores how sociological thinking can enhance our ability to understand and adapt to the changes and challenges of living in the 21st century.  Please send proposals for sessions and papers to SOM president-elect, Vicky Knickerbocker. Session proposal deadline - Friday, May 30th.

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The American Sociological Association's Minority Fellowship Program, now in its 40th year, invites applicants.  To apply, you must be enrolled in a program that grants the Ph.D. in sociology; and be a member of an underrepresented racial/ethnic minority group in the U.S. 
posted 5-6-14 post until 1-31-15
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New Degree Programs
Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University is developing an applied option in the Masters of Science program to be offered entirely online.
posted 5-29-14  post until 8-29-14