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Roanoke College (VA) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in sociology beginning in August 2017. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and interest in teaching quantitative research methods and social theory. Substantive areas include medical sociology, epidemiology, demography, aging and the life course, mental health, and/or disability. Applicants should have or be near completion of their Ph.D. and must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Candidates should submit electronic applications that include a cover letter, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org and addressed to Dr. Daniel Sarabia, Department Chair of Sociology. Review of applications begins December 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 10.25.16 through 12.2.16
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 Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR), seeks a full-time Research Project Coordinator to oversee and provide work and direction for projects that optimize the well-being of at-risk children, youth, and families. Qualified applicants will have prior experience managing projects, working with key stakeholders, and developing, and implementing protocols. Qualified applicants will have knowledge of early childhood and systems development. The Coordinator will ensure quality of intervention and integrity of protocols to meet project goals and deadlines of the projects as defined by the scope of work and in collaboration with community and state level partners. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Welfare, the social sciences or related field and at least one year experience in a social service field or applied area in field of study. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 10.17.16 through 10.25.16
The University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for the position of Director of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS). This is a senior-level (Associate or Full Professor) position open primarily to candidates coming from the Social Sciences and Humanities. However, other fields will be considered if the combination of expertise and educational background justify special consideration. Candidates must have an established record of research, teaching and engagement in areas associated with Latino/Latin American Studies. Candidates whose research, publications and engagement record qualify them for an additional faculty appointment with tenure in a relevant department will be considered for such appointments; however the primary appointment will be as OLLAS Director. Rank and salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Targeted start date is summer 2017, but the start date is negotiable. The position will remain open until the desired candidate is found. The Director must possess a Ph.D.in a relevant discipline. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 10.5.16 through 11.6.16
The Department of Sociology at Iowa State University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track position with expertise in the social dimensions of agriculture and environment/natural resources. The position will be open rank, with preference given to candidates with strong research programs and demonstrated capacity to secure extramural funding. The position will be 60% research and 40% extension appointment. The position will be a full-time, 12-month appointment. Consistent with Iowa State University’s mission as a land grant university, the candidates must be willing to focus their research and extension activities in agriculture and environment/natural resources relevant to Iowa and the Midwest. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 10.5.16 through 11.6.16
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology with specialization in social inequality and quantitative methodology. Ideal candidates will conduct innovative research in the area of social inequality and be committed to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a foundation course in social inequality and social change, courses in their area of specialization, as well as upper-level and graduate courses in quantitative methods and data analysis. The position start date will be August 2017. To apply online, go to http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/20438 and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as course evaluations and/or peer observations (attached as a combined pdf file under “Other” document type), one sample syllabus, and contact information for three professional references.
Applications received by October 15 will receive full consideration. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 10.10.16 through 10.19.16
The Justice Studies Department at Northeastern Illinois University, located in Chicago, is currently accepting applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Candidates should have an intersectional understanding of gender, class, race/ethnic, and other inequalities, and how these identities and subject positions relate to the criminal justice system. We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to involve students in the community and help them develop practical skills related to citizen engagement, and we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach a writing-in-the-discipline course focused on inequalities. The Justice Studies Department has a strong focus on social justice at the local and global levels, including studies of social inequality, violence, immigration, human rights, transformative justice, and critical criminology. The attached file provides complete details on the position, required application materials, and submission instructions.
-posted 10.10.16 through 10.31.16
The LSU Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2017. Candidates will teach for the Department of Sociology and conduct research in sub-specialty of the primary department. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand are preferred, but we will consider those who are close to completion and will finish by the time of appointment. Specialization in Race/Ethnicity with a quantitative background in order to enhance our existing strength in these areas. Candidates should show promise of developing a strong record of publications; potential for research funding is also desirable. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 9.30.16 through 10.31.16
California State University, Los Angeles, is hiring three positions to start in August 2017. See details of the three positions at the links below:
- Joint Tenure-Track Open Rank Professor position with a primary specialization in Race/Gender/Class/Pan-African Studies in both the Department of Pan-African Studies and the Department of Sociology.
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position with a primary specialization in Social Psychology or the Sociology of Emotions. Secondary area of specialization is open.
- Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position with a primary specialization in one of the following areas: Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Gender, or Sociology of Sexualities. Secondary area of specialization is open.
-posted 9.30.16 through 10.31.16
Wofford College invites applications for a new tenure-track position for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Human and Community Sustainability. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in sustainability studies, urban studies, sociology, anthropology, political science or a related field. We seek innovative scholars who model interdisciplinary, inclusive approaches to sustainability, and who employ critical theory in studying and collaborating with urban communities. We expect applicants to have substantial experience doing ethnographic fieldwork and participant observation with a strong commitment to public, participatory, and community work. Applied or basic research experience with urban communities undergoing change is desirable. Learn more about this position here.
-posted 9.30.16 through 11.10.16
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 email@example.com. Please direct any academic inquiries to the search committee chair, Dr. Riley Dunlap, at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: 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 10.10.16 through 1.15.17
Call for Blog Posts: Sexual Violence in Higher Education
ConditionallyAccepted.com — a weekly career advice column for marginalized scholars on InsideHigherEd (http://bit.ly/2e2vk0v) — welcomes blog posts about sexual assault, rape, stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual harassment in higher education. We are especially interested in reflections on sexual violence as a manifestation of systems of oppression other than sexism (like racism, classism) and at the intersections among systems of oppression; in addition, we are interested in featuring essays on sexual violence perpetrated against women of color, fat and plus-size people, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities. See the full call for blog posts here: https://conditionallyaccepted.com/2016/10/04/sexual-violence/. Blog posts should range between 750-1,250 words and be written for a broad academic audience. We pay $200 per post (if accepted). Please email pitches or full blog posts to email@example.com.
-posted 10.10.16 through 11.30.16
Small Cities Conference 2016: Criminal Justice in the Small City
October 19-20, Winona State University, Winona, MN
This conference is FREE and includes meals for the first 100 people! 8 CEUs available; recognized by POST Certification Board. Register at:http://wsu.mn/21st-conference. Check out the conference flyer here.
-posted 9.30.16 through 10.19.16
Call for Papers: A special issue of the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations (HJSR), Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education, captures work and experiences in higher education as they relate to changes and challenges around diversifying U.S. college campuses. Race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, and citizenship shape contemporary conversations about campus climate, curricular content, organizational structures, decision making and the disparate impacts of related policy changes or stagnation. These conversations shape the everyday experiences of faculty and staff, and ultimately are linked to student success.
Authors are encouraged to collaborate with other faculty and staff members across their university and across campuses involved with diversity projects, particularly as they relate to campus culture and climate, retention, and student success. Interdisciplinary submissions are welcome.
Submission Deadline is October 31, 2016. Learn more about this opportunity here.
-posted 9.30.16 through 10.31.16
Call for research interviews: Researcher seeking scholars who have used or are experts in Erving Goffman’s Frame Analysis. “As I am looking at retiring, I am working on a PhD in life coaching that will examine the use of frame analysis as a life coaching tool. The university and supervising professors require interviews with context experts regarding my proposed research and methodological design (a full chapter in the dissertation is devoted to these interviews).”
If you are willing to be interviewed, please contact:
Bruce D. LeBlanc EdD, MPA, MA, MA, MS, MAPAC, ACS, DipMT
Professor of Sociology and Psychology – Black Hawk College
Past President- Illinois Sociological Association
–posted 9.16.16 through 11.30.16
The Humboldt Journal of Social Relations has issued a Call for Submissions for their Spring 2017 Special Issue: Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education. This special issue of the Humboldt Journal of Social Relations (HJSR) captures work and experiences in higher education as they relate to changes and challenges around diversifying U.S. college campuses. Race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness and citizenship shape contemporary conversations about campus climate, curricular content, organizational structures, decision making and the disparate impacts of related policy changes or stagnation. These conversations shape the everyday experiences of faculty and staff, and are ultimately linked to student success. Submissions are due on October 31, 2016. All authors are encouraged to collaborate with others inside or outside academia. Interdisciplinary submissions are welcome.
Manuscript Submission instructions, and more information, available at the HJSR web site: http://www.humboldt.edu/hjsr/
–posted 7.05.16 through 10.31.16
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
A special issue of Qualitative Sociology calls for papers on “Ethnographies of Security.” The deadline for submission is November 1, 2016. Learn More.
-posted 5.24.16 through 11.1.16