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Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, invites applications for a Teaching Fellowship in Sociology with a focus on Gender and Sexuality. This is a 5/6th part-time position and has the possibility of renewal for a second year. Responsibilities include teaching a total of five courses each year. Courses in the first year will be Gender Differences and Inequalities, Self and Identities, Families in a Social Context and Introduction to Sociology. Teaching responsibilities in the second year would include Sexualities, Topics courses in Gender and/or Sexualities, and Introduction to Sociology. Upper-level courses will also contribute to the Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies program. Some funding is available to support travel to, and attendance at, professional meetings during the year. ABD and/or PhD in Sociology with a specialization in gender and sexuality is preferred; ABD and/or PhD in a related field will be considered. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring students.
Responsibilities to begin in Fall 2017. Formal consideration of applications will begin February 24th and will continue until position is filled.
All qualified and interested applicants must submit the following application material through Cornell’s online application (https://cornellcollege.applicantpro.com/jobs). Learn more about this position here.
-posted through 5.1.2017
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 email@example.com. 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
2017 Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society invites submissions for the Graduate and Undergraduate Student Paper Awards. The MSWS 2017 graduate and undergraduate paper awards competition will award up to two cash prizes (1st and 2nd) each for papers in the field of the sociology of gender.
All submissions must be received by February 24th, 2017. Send submissions electronically in pdf or Microsoft Word format to the MSWS Paper Awards Committee Chair: Dr. Sadie Pendaz-Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The award winners will be recognized at the MSWS business meeting Milwaukee, WI, March 30th-April 2nd, with a check, certificate, and a one-year membership to MSWS (attendance encouraged but not required at meeting).
–posted through 2.24.17
Call for papers for the international workshop, “Doing Science – Doing Excellence – Doing Inequalities? Interrogating the Paradigm of Excellence in Academia.” The conference will take place on November 08-10, 2017, at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. Both junior and senior scientists are invited to submit an abstract (between 500 and 800 words on the topic, objectives and research questions plus, if applicable, the empirical background of the paper) in form of a word- or pdf-document. Abstracts should also include FULL contact details, including your name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, and e-mail address. Abstracts should be sent until March 31st, 2017 to Heike Kahlert (email@example.com), see for more information about the organizing chair http://www.sowi.rub.de/sozsug/index.html.en). Deadline for notice of acceptance/ rejection of the paper is May 15th, 2017. Learn more about this opportunity here.
–posted through 3.31.17
Seeking two HOSTS for Chicago-based architecture reality TV show.
Produced by faculty and students at DePaul University, URBAN EXPLORERS is a reality/documentary show about the history of buildings in Chicago. The show will feature buildings which have had multiple identities throughout their existence. For example, the Pickwick Place location of the Asado coffee shop used to be a stable, the Chicago Athletic Association hotel used to be a sports club frequented by Olympic medalists and the Trenchermen building in Wicker Park used to be a Russian bath house.
SEEKING TWO HOSTS:
An Architectural Enthusiast: “The Stuffy One.” Age 22+, all ethnicities. This host will focus on architecture and design, the history of a building’s ownership changes and renovations. For example, this host might discuss the reconstruction and remodeling needed to turn a bath house into a restaurant or the tile work which has endured since the building was first erected.
A Cultural Enthusiast: “The Fun One.” Age 22+, all ethnicities. This host will focus on the role a building has played in neighborhood social dynamics and the everyday lives of residents and locals, both throughout history and today. For example, this host might discuss the demographics of the Chicago Athletic Association’s clientele over time or provide information about who may have frequented Russian bath houses in the 1920s.
Because this project is being done through DePaul, much of the research for the pilot episode is already completed. Hosts will be asked to share their expertise, but will not be asked to bear the burden of research. Hosts will receive a stipend for their time. We aim to shoot the first episode this spring. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Professor Nathan DeWitt at Ndewitt@depaul.edu for questions or to set up a meeting with the producers.
–posted through 4.1.17
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.