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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 11.1.16 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 10.17.16 through 1.31.17
The Department of Sociology and Criminology at Benedictine College invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in sociology beginning August 1, 2017. Minimal requirements are a Ph.D. in sociology. The ideal candidate would be seeking or have completed a Ph.D. in sociology by August 1, 2017. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours (4 courses) per semester. The successful candidate must be willing to teach introductory sociology and be competent to teach courses in sociological theory and research methods. In addition, the ability to teach several of the following elective courses is required: Deviance, Cities and Social Change, Complex Organizations, Population and Society, Social Problems, and Social Stratification. Additional duties include academic advising, undergraduate research, professional development, and service to the department, college, community, and profession. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 9.30.16 through 12.15.16
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 9.30.16 through 1.1.17
The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of South Dakota invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sociology (nine-month, tenure-track) to begin August 22, 2017.
A Ph.D. in sociology is required. Preference will be given to applicants who are both competent in, and willing to teach, some combination of the following: medical sociology, gender and sexuality, demography, aging, and/or quantitative research methods. The candidate also will be expected to teach one or more sections of Introduction to Sociology each academic year. The University emphasizes high quality teaching, active scholarship, and undergraduate participation in research.
-posted 9.30.16 through 12.15.16
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2017. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to high quality research and undergraduate education and primary expertise in environmental sociology. Substantive areas of expertise and study are open, and we welcome national and/or international areas of focus for research and teaching. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology or be ABD with an anticipated completion by July 31, 2017. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Applicants should visit https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=815, click “Apply Now” and submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a description of current and planned research programs, and a current curriculum vita. Applicants will also be asked to submit electronically the names of three references who will receive an automated email asking them to submit their reference letter to this website. At least one of the three letters of recommendation should address teaching effectiveness or potential. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
-posted 9.7.16 through 12.15.16
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2017. We particularly encourage applicants with an interest in crime, imprisonment, and social justice. Applicants must hold a M.A. in Sociology and Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology or be ABD with an anticipated completion by July 31, 2017. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Applicants should visit https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=814 and click “Apply Now” and submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a description of current and planned research programs, and a current curriculum vita. Applicants will also be asked to submit electronically the names of three references who will receive an automated email asking them to submit their reference letters to this website. At least one of the three letters of recommendation should address teaching effectiveness or potential. Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
-posted 9.7.16 through 12.15.16
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 8.19.16 through 12.30.16
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
-posted 10.10.16 through 1.15.17
ASA Rose Series in Sociology, a book series published by the Russell Sage Foundation, is seeking book proposals. The Rose Series publishes cutting-edge, highly visible, and accessible books that offer synthetic analyses of existing fields, challenge prevailing paradigms, and/or offer fresh views on enduring controversies. Books published in the Series reach a broad audience of sociologists, other social scientists, and policymakers. Please submit a 1-page summary and CV to: Lee Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit http://www.asanet.org/research-publications/rose-series-sociology