Employment Announcements

Academic Positions

  • Carleton College, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Minnesota, USA
    March 1, 2017
    Job ID: 12689
    Date posted: 1/10/2017 | View listing
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  • Johns Hopkins University, Sociology of Latin America
    Baltimore, MD
    February 1, 2017
    Date posted: 1/10/2017 | View listing
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  • Johns Hopkins University
    February 1, 2017
    The Department of Sociology at the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Sociology and Latin American Studies beginning as early as July 1, 2017. Areas of specialization within the Sociology of Latin America are open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who would widen and deepen our strengths in the fields of comparative sociology, historical sociology, world‐systems analysis, and/or global social change and development. The successful candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in Sociology and also will be affiliated with the Program in Latin American Studies. Experience in research, teaching and professional service should be commensurate with that expected in a research‐intensive University in which there is a strong commitment to instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information about how to apply visit the website
    Date posted: 1/9/2017 | View listing
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  • University of Illinois
    March 3, 2017
    The Department of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associate. This is a one year (non-renewable) appointment with a start date of August 16, 2017. The associate is expected to be in residence for the duration of the appointment (August 2017-May 2018). S/he is also expected to give a presentation on his/her research project and to teach one of the Department’s regularly offered undergraduate courses. The associate will be housed in the Department of Latina/Latino Studies, but will also be provided opportunities to build a supportive on-campus community with the associates from African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and Asian American Studies. For more information about qualifications and how to apply click here.
    Date posted: 1/9/2017 | View listing
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  • Social Policy & Practice
    December 31, 2017
    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network Administrator at the School of Social Policy & Practice. The Network Administrator, will direct the day-to-day operations of the center and will support the establishment of the Sloan ADRF Network through the following three, key activities: (1) developing a network governance process, (2) organizing annual PI meetings and network conferences, and (3) creating a communications plan that includes a website and monthly newsletter. The Network Coordinator is expected to establish collegial and collaborative relationships with researchers and faculty at the Penn Population Studies Center. Here is an in-depth description of this position.
    Date posted: 12/22/2016 | View listing
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  • Stony Brook University, Program in Public Health
    New York, USA
    March 31, 2017
    The Program in Public Health at Stony Brook University is seeking two to three outstanding individuals at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to add depth to our core public health mission.  The successful candidates will have earned a doctoral degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Demography, Policy, Social Work or other relevant field.  He or she will provide evidence of experience and/or promise in conducting research and teaching at the graduate level.  We are seeking scholars whose skills and expertise will complement and build on the existing research portfolio in the Program in Public Health.  Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or other relevant doctoral degree, with an active research program in public health.  Candidate must demonstrate an independent research agenda and the capacity to publish and secure external funding.  Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to exceptional candidates who could build collaborations across existing faculty.  Areas of potential collaboration may include aging, health services research, child/adolescent health, clinical outcomes research, global health, health disparities research, and trauma; with methodologic areas in casual inference/methods, applied econometrics, intervention research/pragmatic trials and implementation science. Experience working on multidisciplinary, collaborative population health projects.  Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the graduate level.  Responsibilities & Requirements: The Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will be expected to teach and mentor students in the MPH and/or doctoral program, establish a funded research program and contribute to the mission of the Program in Public Health. Each successful candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in an academic department that best suits his/her expertise; affiliation is also possible with the Cancer Center, Center for Communicating Science, Global Health Institute, Brookhaven National Lab, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, etc.  Stony Brook University is an elected member of the prestigious Association of American Universities; over its 50 year history Stony Brook has developed into an internationally recognized research institution.  It houses traditional liberal arts and sciences departments, along with a medical school and health science center on the same campus.  The medical center includes a teaching hospital and is undergoing considerable growth with vigorous hiring in areas of cancer, neurobiology, infectious/autoimmune disease, and imaging technology.  The Program in Public Health’s MPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).   The review of applications will begin on or about December 1st, 2016 and will continue until each position is filled.  Application Procedure: Those interested in this opportunity should upload a cover letter describing (1) qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research goals and teaching philosophy, (3) anticipated collaborations with existing faculty, (4) the proposed Stony Brook University departmental affiliation(s), (5) names and email addresses of at least three individuals whom we could contact as references.  A CV should also be uploaded and combined with the cover letter in one PDF document to http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs, category A.  For additional information on the position, please contact search committee co-chairs Dr. Jaymie Meliker, at Jaymie.meliker@stonybrook.edu; 631-444-1145 or Dr. Lauren Hale, at Lauren.hale@stonybrook.edu; 631-444-1007. To qualify for an appointment as Associate/Full Professor, the candidate must meet criteria as reviewed by a campus Appointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee. 
    Date posted: 10/27/2016 | View listing
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  • The College of Charleston School of Languages, Cultures and World Affairs (LCWA)
    South Carolina, USA
    April 30, 2017
    For additional information contact Douglas Friedman, Director of International Studies at friedmand@cofc.edu
    Date posted: 10/26/2016 | View listing
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  • Colby College
    USA, ME
    January 31, 2017
    Questions about this search should be directed to: sociologysearch@colby.edu
    Date posted: 9/27/2016 | View listing
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  • European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
    Italy, Europe
    January 31, 2017
    Date posted: 9/16/2016 | View listing
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  • European University Institute
    Italy, Europe
    January 31, 2016
    Date posted: 9/16/2016 | View listing
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Government & IGO Positions

Industry Positions

  • Population Reference Bureau
    January 27, 2017
    This training program builds on PRB’s 40-year legacy of training researchers to communicate their findings for policy change. The program is designed to develop skills that U.S. researchers need to communicate with U.S. policy audiences, including decision makers and the media. Through the generous support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), we are able to offer this in-depth policy communication training to U.S. citizens and permanent residents studying demography, population health, and reproductive health in doctoral programs at U.S. academic institutions. We hope you will join us in spreading the word about this opportunity. If you have questions, please contact Hanna Christianson at USPolicyTraining@prb.org
    Date posted: 12/16/2016 | View listing
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Post-doctoral Positions

  • University of Illinois
    March 3, 2017
    The Department of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for one Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Associate. This is a one year (non-renewable) appointment with a start date of August 16, 2017. The associate is expected to be in residence for the duration of the appointment (August 2017-May 2018). S/he is also expected to give a presentation on his/her research project and to teach one of the Department’s regularly offered undergraduate courses. The associate will be housed in the Department of Latina/Latino Studies, but will also be provided opportunities to build a supportive on-campus community with the associates from African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and Asian American Studies. For more information about qualifications and how to apply click here.
    Date posted: 1/9/2017 | View listing
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  • January 31, 2017
    The RAND Postdoctoral Training Program in the Study of Aging enables outstanding junior scholars in demographic and aging research to sharpen their analytic skills, learn to communicate research results effectively, and advance their research agenda. Housed within RAND Labor and Population, the program blends formal and informal training and extensive collaboration with distinguished researchers in a variety of disciplines. Fellowships are for one year, renewable for a second. Each fellow receives an annual stipend, travel stipend and health insurance.Fellows must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and must have completed a Ph.D. (or its equivalent) in a relevant discipline before they begin the program. The RAND Fellows program is open to new scholars in the field of demographic and aging research, as well as individuals who already have research experience on these topics. For example, in some cases, fellows are on leave from an academic position so they can engage in research and writing full time, and extend their research agenda and funding base.The Program gives Fellows a great opportunity to jump-start their research careers. After completing the program, RAND Fellows have taken positions at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Virginia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Minnesota, Johns Hopkins University, SUNY Stony Brook, the World Bank, and CDC, for example.
    Date posted: 10/4/2016 | View listing
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