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California State University, Los Angeles, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with primary specialization in deviance and criminology. Secondary area of specialization is open. This position will support departmental curricula in Law and Society. Starting date fall 2015.  Applications due Oct. 10, 2014.    MORE 
posted 9-5-14 post until 10-10-14

California State University, Los Angeles,seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with primary teaching specialization in statistics and quantitative methods. Area of research specialization is open. Position begins fall 2015.  Applications due Oct. 10, 2014.  MORE
posted 9-5-14  post until 10-10-14

Madison Area Technical College seeks a fulltime sociology instructor beginning fall 2015. 
posted 9-4-14 post until 11-7-14

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 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

Calls for Papers / Conferences

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Awards & Scholarships
Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society [MSWS] initiates a paper competition:  MSWS will give two annual paper awards to the best current student
papers written in the field of sociology of gender; one award at the undergraduate level and one award at the graduate level  Submission deadline: Jan. 19.  
posted 9-3-14 post until 1-19-15

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume on: The Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Craft Beer in the U.S.
Deadline for submissions:  Jan 1, 2015
posted 8-25-14 post until 1-1-15

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.

The American Sociological Association's Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award honors ASA members' outstanding contributions to the teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate sociology. The award recognizes contributions that have made a significant impact on the manner in which sociology is taught at a regional, state, national, or international level. Nominations for the 2016 award are due Jan. 31, 2015. For full details at the ASA website, click here:  MORE
posted 9-16-14 post until 1-31-15

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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