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The Department of Sociology at Purdue University invites applications for two continuing lecturer positions beginning August 14, 2017. Continuing Lectureships are non-tenure track teaching positions with renewable three year contracts, competitive salaries, medical and retirement benefits.
We seek applicants with the following qualifications:
– PhD in sociology or related field preferred; ABD considered
– Ability to teach large course sections
Desired qualifications include: 1) ability to contribute to the strategic vision of the undergraduate curriculum through such course offerings as sociology of environment, political sociology, sociology of technology, formal organizations and others that align with the university missions 2) ability to supervise and mentor graduate teaching assistants; 3) ability to teach on-line courses; 4) interests in the scholarship of teaching and innovative teaching techniques.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. A background check is required for employment for these positions. Learn more about this position here.
-posted through 3.6.2017
Emporia State University’s Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime and Delinquency Studies seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor in sociology, to begin August 2017. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in sociology prior to appointment with a background in the Sociology of Institutions such as Sociology of Work and Economy, Sociology of Health, Medical Sociology, and Sociology of the Family.
To apply, send a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, documentation of teaching excellence and philosophy, research goals, and three letters of recommendation to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Rochelle Rowley, Campus Box 4022, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS, 66801- 5087, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening will begin Oct. 24th and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required. For information on the department, visit our web site at http://www.emporia.edu/socanth/.
-posted through 3.1.2017
Iowa State University is accepting applications for Professor and Chair-Sociology. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology, Rural Sociology, or Criminology and exemplary record of achievement commensurate with appointment as tenured full professor. Demonstrated skills in leadership, organization and communication; evidence of understanding the land grant mission; and fiscal and personnel management experience. Proposed start date: July 1, 2017. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Deadline: Applications will be accepted only by electronic submission and will continue until the position is filled. Application review will begin February 2, 2017. Please direct questions to Dr. Joshua Rosenbloom, Chair, Sociology Search Committee 515-294-1257. Email: email@example.com. Learn more at https://www.iastatejobs.com.
-posted through 2.2.2017
The University of Tennessee at Martin, Department of Behavioral Sciences seeks applicants of the position of chairperson in the department to begin August 1, 2017. The chair presides over a unit of 20 full time faculty representing four disciplines – criminal justice (BSCJ), psychology (BA/BS), social work (BSSW, accredited), sociology (BA/BS) – and approximately 550 majors distributed among these programs. In addition to administrative duties, the chair teaches six hours per semester, and is responsible for overseeing accreditation processes including SACSCOC and CSWE, and any other accreditation that may affect this department.
At the time of application, the candidate must have the terminal degree in his/her discipline (criminal justice, psychology, social work, sociology, or a closely related discipline eligible for tenure in one of the four department programs), a history of excellence in teaching, scholarly standing respected by the represented disciplines of the department, and an involvement in discipline related professional activity other than teaching. Learn more about this position here.
-posted through 1.31.17
The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Dominican University is seeking a sociologist at the rank of assistant professor for a tenure-track position beginning in Fall 2017. The successful applicant should have research and teaching specializations in research methodology and/or statistics, and one or more of the following areas: critical race/ethnicity/gender; immigration, social policy and social change; and sociological theory. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related fields (or be ABD with documented expectation of completing the PhD by the end of the 2017-2018 Academic Year) and a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and advising, an established research agenda, an interest in shared governance, a commitment to service, and a dedication to diversity and social justice. Learn more about this position here.
-posted through 1.31.17
The Department of Sociology and the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University are conducting a cluster hire in medical sociology/medical social science with an emphasis on racial/ethnic disparities. Vanderbilt expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion for both faculty and students.
Please see the below links for details on the open positions:
- The Sociology Department seeks to fill two openings in medical sociology: (1) a tenure-track assistant professor position and (2) a tenured associate or full professor position.
- The Center of Medicine, Health, and Society seeks to fill a tenured associate or full professor position in the areas of intersectionality, inequality, and health/mental health.
-posted through 1.1.17
Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank with a Fall 2017 start date. We seek a scholar whose primary area of expertise is environmental sociology. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The application package, compiled as a single pdf file, should be uploaded to https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2264 In addition, three letters of recommendation are also required and can to be mailed to Barbie Teel, 431 Murray, Stillwater, OK 74078 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct any academic inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Riley Dunlap, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on September 23, 2016 and will continue until position is filled.
-posted through 12.30.16
The Michigan Sociological Review (MSR) invites submissions for Vol. 31 (Fall 2017). The deadline for submission is May 30, 2017. To submit a manuscript, send an email to the editor, Brigitte Bechtold, at firstname.lastname@example.org, with two files attached: one that has all author identification removed, and a second file with author contact information, biography of no more than 100 words, and any author acknowledgements. All files should be in .doc format, using the ASA citation style.
The MSR is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Michigan Sociological Association. We welcome previously unpublished manuscripts that explore a broad range of theoretical, methodological, and empirical questions in sociology, or teaching sociology in Michigan. The journal also publishes research and pedagogical comments, reviews of books, films, videos, educational software, and the keynote address of the annual meeting of the MSA. The maximum length is 30 pages (double-spaced) for articles, and 5000 words for other materials.
The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in the demography of aging and the life course, funded by the National Institute on Aging. Recent PhDs in sociology, economics, population health sciences, epidemiology and public health are invited to apply for this fellowship. Details about this announcement and application process can be found at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/docs/Post-DocPositionCDHA09-01-2017.pdf. The deadline for submitting applications is February 15, 2017.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) invites submissions for the 67th Annual Meeting, to be held August 11-13, 2017, at the Montreal Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal, Quebec Canada. This year’s theme selected by President Donileen R. Loseke is Narratives in the World of Social Problems: Power, Resistance, Transformation. The submission deadline is January 31, 2017. SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. If you are involved in scholarship or action in pursuit of a just society nationally or internationally, you belong in the SSSP. You will meet others engaged in research to find the causes and consequences of social problems, as well as others seeking to apply existing scholarship to the formulation of social policies. Contact: email@example.com. For more information, visit http://www.sssp1.org/2017_Call_For_Papers.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) Annual Meeting, August 11-13, 2017, Montreal, Quebec Canada. The program theme selected by President Donileen R. Loseke is “Narratives in the World of Social Problems: Power, Resistance, Transformation.” SSSP is an interdisciplinary community of scholars, practitioners, advocates, and students interested in the application of critical, scientific, and humanistic perspectives to the study of vital social problems. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visithttp://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/675/2017_Annual_Meeting/.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the2017 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship. Persons identified as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Asian-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaska Native and accepted into an accredited doctoral program in any one of the social and/or behavioral sciences are invited to apply for the $15,000 Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship. Two students will be funded. Applications are due by and must be received no later than February 1, 2017. Applicants will be notified of the results by July 15, 2017. All applicants must be a current member and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States when applying. Contact: Dr. Reuben J. Miller, Chair, Racial/Ethnic Minority Graduate Scholarship Committee at email@example.com. For more information, visithttp://www.sssp1.org/index.cfm/m/261/Racial/Ethnic_Minority_Graduate_Scholarship/.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is pleased to announce the 2017 Student Paper Competitions and Outstanding Scholarship Awards. In order to be considered for any of the Student Paper Competitions, applicants are required to submit their papers through the Annual Meeting Call for Papers,http://www.sssp1.org/2017_Call_For_Papers by January 31, 2017. This will ensure that winning papers are both designated and included in the program. Please note that students may only submit to one division and that each division has its own deadline and submission process. For more information, visithttp://www.sssp1.org/file/2017AM/2017-STUDENT-PAPER-COMPETITIONS.pdf.
The Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Social Problems. The three-year term will begin with the operation of the new editorial office in mid-year 2018. The new editor will be responsible for editing and promoting Volumes 66-68 (years 2019-2021). We seek a diverse pool of editorial candidates. Applicants must be members or become members of the SSSP by the time of their application and continue to be a member during their tenure as editor.
Candidates must have distinguished scholarly records, previous editorial experience, strong organizational and management skills, and the ability to work and communicate well with others, including with scholars in academic and non-academic settings. For a full description of the position and application process, please visit: (http://www.sssp1.org/file/announcements/Social_Problems_Editor.pdf). Deadline for applications is January 15, 2017. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, expressions of interest, and application materials to Dr. Corey Dolgon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-posted through 1.15.17