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Academic Positions

  • University of Utah – Department of Sociology
    Utah, USA
    October 1, 2014
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • University of California, Santa Cruz
    California, USA
    November 3, 2014
    Refer to Position #JPF00131-15 in all correspondence.
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Iowa State University, The School of Education
    Iowa, USA
    October 15, 2014
    To Apply: All application materials must be submitted electronically at https://www.iastatejobs.com/. Once on the website, search by Vacancy ID #131199 and apply by clicking on “Apply for this Vacancy.” Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1.      1)  Letter of application addressing your interests and qualifications for this position; 2.      2)  Complete curriculum vitae which includes current email contact information; 3.      3)  A scholarly manuscript that reflects work you have done that is relevant to the position (please attach as “Other Documents”); and 4.      4)  Contact information for three academic references. Reference letters will be requested for candidates who advance through the search process
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • State University of New York, Binghamton, Sociology/Africana Studies
    New York, United States
    October 14, 2014
    The Department of Sociology and the Department of Africana Studies at Binghamton University jointly seek applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor to begin August 2015, in the field of health and working on the migration by peoples of Africa and African descent, broadly understood. Both departments have long been distinguished by their transnational and trandisciplinary work; further information may be found at http://www.binghamton.edu/sociology/ and http://www.binghamton.edu/africana/ .
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Vanderbilt University
    Tennessee, USA
    October 15, 2014
    The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) in the College of Arts & Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in the social and cultural aspects of medicine and health. Primary appointments will be in MHS with secondary appointments possible in a number of Vanderbilt's academic departments. MHS is an innovative research and teaching center that applies humanities and social science methods to biomedical questions. Interdisciplinary social scientists doing work on health equities or disparities, the politics of global health or public health, health policies or economies, structural competency, or medicine and social justice are particularly invited to apply. Primary responsibilities include teaching and mentorship in undergraduate and graduate programs, participating in multidisciplinary research/grant teams, and helping build transinstitutional connections between MHS, the Vanderbilt! Medical Center, and the Nashville community at-large. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. The appointments will begin fall 2015. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and student body; the University is an equal opportunity employer and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged. Applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, information on teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly writing, should be addressed to Jonathan Metzl, Chair, MHS Search Committee, and submitted as a single pdf file via email to mhs@vanderbilt.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately, either via email or to the mailing address posted on the MHS website. Further details about MHS can be found via our website, http://www.vanderbilt.edu/mhs
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • The Guttmacher Institute, Research Division
    New York, United States
    October 31, 2014
    Please submit a resume and cover letter to applytoguttmacher@guttmacher.org. Please type in the subject line your first and last name, and title of position you are applying for
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • The Guttmacher institute, Research Division
    New York, United States
    October 31, 2014
    Please submit a resume and cover letter to applytoguttmacher@guttmacher.org. Please type in the subject line your first and last name, and title of position you are applying for
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Temple University, Department of Sociology
    Pennsylvania, USA
    November 30, 2014
    The Department of Sociology at Temple University seeks to hire a tenured Associate or Full Professor in the field of urban sociology for Fall 2015. We seek a scholar who studies cities and the role of space in people's lives. We want to hire an urban sociologist who is grounded in contemporary urban theoretical issues and debates, skilled in designing empirical studies of cities and with interest in and/or experience with conducting funded research. This faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate survey courses on urban sociology as well as specialized and advanced courses in their interest area(s). We are in a great city, well situated on the east coast, and Temple is a wonderful place to practice sociology. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae with the names of three references, samples of written work, and a one-page statement of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy. Email materials as attachments to UrbanSearch@Temple.edu. If necessary, they may also be sent by mail to Chair of Urban Search, Professor Anne Shlay, c/o Jessica Brennan, Administrator, Department of Sociology, Gladfelter Hall, 7th floor, 1115 Polett Walk, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Review of applications will begin by November 30 and will continue until the position is filled
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • National University of Singapore, Sociology Department
    Singapore
    September 30, 2014
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Barnard College / Columbia University, Dept. of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures
    New York, United States
    October 15, 2014
    The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University, is seeking a full-time tenure-track teacher/scholar at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in contemporary Chinese culture and society, to begin September 1, 2015. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in contemporary Chinese culture and society, from a social science perspective; areas of specialization may include cultural anthropology, cultural geography, economics, environmental studies, gender studies, human rights, medical anthropology, public health, and sociology. Particular attention will be given to candidates with a record of diverse, innovative, and interdisciplinary research and teaching. Teaching will include undergraduate general education courses, as well as more specialized and graduate courses.  Application, including CV, a writing sample, and three letters of reference, to be sent directly to Chair, Search Committee, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, 321 Milbank Hall, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. Materials may be submitted by email to amecsearch@barnard.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Barnard is an independent college of liberal arts and sciences for women that is affiliated with Columbia University and has a single unified program in East Asian Studies. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • University of Texas At San Antonio
    Texas, USA
    October 1, 2014
    How to Apply:
    Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent research, and three letters of reference. Applications should be sent by email to: Dr. Johnelle Sparks, Search Committee Chair, Department of Demography, dem@utsa.edu (phone 210-458-3141). Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. A review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Haverford College
    Pennsylvania, USA
    October 15, 2014
    Applicants should submit a cover letter, cv, a list of three possible courses with short descriptions, a writing sample, and also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/25817) or via email to:  Georgia Davidis Malone, Faculty Dossier Coordinator, Religion Ad Hoc Search, Haverford College (gdavidisma@haverford.edu).  To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received in electronic form by October 15, 2014
    Date posted: 9/11/2014 | View listing
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  • Department of Sociology, San Diego State University
    San Diego, CA USA
    October 24, 2014
    Date posted: 9/10/2014 | View listing
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  • The San Diego State University, Department of Sociology
    San Diego, CA USA
    September 30, 2014
    A Ph.D. should be in-hand at the start of the appointment. The deadline for submissions of applications is September the 30th, 2014. Please send 1) a letter of application that includes your teaching record/approach and a summary describing the relevance of your background to the HDMA cluster initiative, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) up to 3 digital/hard copy of reprints of relevant publications, 4) a course syllabus that you have developed, and 5) three letters of recommendation to Dr. Norma Ojeda, Search Committee Chair; Department of Sociology; San Diego State University; 5500 Campanile Drive; San Diego, California 92182-4423.Phone: 619-594-5449, Fax: 619-594-1325, Email: sociology@sdsu.edu.
    Date posted: 9/10/2014 | View listing
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  • University of California, Irvine
    California, USA
    Job ID: 10437 - Alternatively see the job description here: http://inid.gse.uci.edu/files/2012/07/Ad-for-2015-Postdoctoral-Research-Training.docx
    Date posted: 8/13/2014 | View listing
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  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Residential College and American Culture
    Michigan, United States
    October 1, 2014
    Candidates should submit application dossier via email attachment (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to rcpositions@umich.edu. Include: Cover letter addressed to: Chair, Digital Studies and Social Justice Search Committee Vita Writing sample (no more than 25 pages) Statement of teaching philosophy and experience Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards) Statement of current and future research plans Three letters of recommendation, which should be sent to rcpositions@umich.edu directly from the signer’s (or credentialing service’s) institutional email address. Questions regarding the position can be sent to rcpositions@umich.edu as well.
    Date posted: 8/7/2014 | View listing
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Post-doctoral Positions

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Postdoctoral Fellowship at CDHA: The Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has an immediate opening 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. Please send curriculum vitae, a short description of a research project to be conducted at the Center, three letters of recommendation, and copies of publications to: Alberto Palloni, Director, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1393 (or inquiries by e-mail to palloni@ssc.wisc.edu). Details about this announcement can be found at http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cdha/docs/Post-DocPositionCDHA10-1-2014.pdf.
    Date posted: 8/19/2014 | View listing
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  • Indiana University, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity In Society (CRRES)
    Indiana, USA
    November 10, 2014
    Date posted: 8/13/2014 | View listing
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