Jobs/Opportunities

FREE listings for jobs and opportunities of interest to sociologists.

  1. Please send description, as a Word document or pdf, by email to MSS Executive Office.
  2. In the subject line, please indicate “MSS Online Ad”.
  3. In the body of the email, please indicate ad start date and end date. If no date is provided, the ad will be posted as soon as possible and remain active for 3 months from posting.


MSS Volunteer Opportunities

Members of MSS may self-nominate for MSS committees by emailing the Executive office with your name, contact information and committee interest. Appointments will be finalized at the Fall board meeting. All appointments are made by the current MSS Board President.

Members interested in nominating themselves or others for elected seats on the MSS Board of Directors (President, State Director, or At-Large Director) may contact the Executive office with your name, contact information and the nominee’s name and contact information. Nominations will be submitted to the Nominations and Elections committee for review. Please confirm the nominee’s interest prior to submitting names.


Jobs / Academic Positions


Institution: Metropolitan State University

Position: Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology

Starting Date: August 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through January 6, 2020


Institution: Louisiana State University

Position: tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology - Environmental Sociology and/or Sociology of Health

Starting Date: August 1, 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through January 1, 2020


Institution: University of Kansas

Position: tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Starting Date: August 1, 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through January 1, 2020


Institution: University of Tennessee

Position: Assistant Professor in the area of political economy

Starting Date: August 1, 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through December 20, 2019


Institution: University of Tennessee

Position: Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology

Starting Date: August 1, 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through December 20, 2019


Institution: University of South Alabama, Dept of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Position: Full-time (9-month) tenure-track faculty position in Sociology at the rank of assistant or associate professor

Starting Date: August 15, 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through November 15, 2019


Institution: Eastern Illinois University, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology

Position: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Criminology

Starting Date: August 2020

Learn more about this posting or apply for the position here.

A complete, printable posting can be found here.

 -posted through November 22, 2019


 

Other Opportunities 

2020 Midwest Sociologists for Women in Society Graduate and Undergraduate Student Paper Awards 

The MSWS 2020 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.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. The focus of the paper must be on issues pertaining to gender and/or women.

2. Papers may be co-authored by multiple students, but not by students and faculty. Maximum text length is 25 double-spaced (12-point font), not counting abstract, references, tables or figures.

3. Research-based papers involving research on human subjects must secure Institutional Review Board approval or undergo an equivalent review procedure. Briefly describe this process in no more than 2-3 sentences.

All submissions must be received by February 15, 2020. Send submissions electronically in pdf or Microsoft Word format to the MSWS Paper Awards Committee Chair: Dr. Rachel Wilczewski at [email protected]

A complete, printable announcement with rules and criteria can be found here.


Call for Papers: Journal of Sociology and Social Work

Journal of Sociology and Social Work is a scholarly international journal in its fields. The journal remains a leading voice for analysis and research in the social sciences. The journal welcomes research papers from all areas of sociology, with an emphasis on theory building and innovative methods. AJS strives to speak to the general sociological reader and is open to sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, statisticians, economists, educators, historians, and political scientists. The journal also publishes articles that promote, debate and analyze current themes and issues in social work theory, research, policy and practice. The journal follows double-blind peer review process.

The journal is published by the American Research Institute for Policy Development that serves as a focal point for academicians, professionals, graduate and undergraduate students, fellows, and associates pursuing research throughout the world.

The interested contributors are highly encouraged to submit their manuscripts/papers to the executive editor via e-mail at [email protected]. Please indicate the name of the journal (Journal of Sociology and Social Work) in the cover letter or simply put ‘Journal of Sociology and Social Work’ in the subject box during submission via e-mail. 

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E-Publication FirstTM:  E-Publication FirstTM is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. The accepted papers are published online within one week after the completion of all necessary publishing steps.

DOI® number:  Each paper published in Journal of Sociology and Social Work is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. 

JSSW is inviting papers for Vol. 7, No. 2. The online publication date is December 31, 2019. Submission Deadline: November 30, 2019.  

For any additional information, please contact with the executive editor at [email protected]