We are looking to recruit a Research Associate to join the Work, Organisation and Employment Relations Research Centre (WOERRC). You will join a vibrant and growing group of work and employment researchers and be a full and active participant in WOERRC’s research activities. In particular, you will assist with the preparation of funding applications and work closely with group members in collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and writing high-quality papers, reports and other appropriate outputs. The specific programme of work to be undertaken will be agreed once you are appointed. However it is likely to include assisting in the interrogation of largescale official datasets (e.g. the 2015 European Working Conditions Survey and the UK’s Understanding Society Survey) to examine a number of inter-related issues related to job quality and working conditions, which might include: (a) the consequences of different national employment and welfare regimes for job quality; (b) relationships between job quality, innovation and performance outcomes at the individual and organisational levels; and (c) the consequences of good and bad jobs for ‘healthy ageing’
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Post-Doctoral Scholar position, Center for Global Workers' Rights
School of Labor and Employment Relations, Penn State UniversityJob Website: https://psu.jobs/job/84924; Deadline: March 16, 2019.
The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Scholar with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights (http://ler.la.psu.edu/gwr). This is a twelve-month position that begins on August 11, 2019. The Center for Global Workers’ Rights was established in the fall of 2012 with the goal of promoting scholarly research and scholar-practitioner exchanges on issues related to workers’ rights. It has a broad focus that includes, but is not limited to, sweatshops, precarious work, labor standards, international labor and employment law, worker organizing, and workers’ rights in global supply chains. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, or a J.D., earned in the last five years, as well as evidence of an emerging research program relevant to the Center’s interests. Scholars will receive salary, benefits, and a research/travel fund to support their work. Postdoctoral candidates will be expected to mentor students on their summer capstone project and to teach one course. This may include teaching for the School’s Labor and Global Workers’ Right MPS program, which is part of the Global Labour University network (http://www.global-labour-university.org/). Teaching obligations could include a course in one of the School’s other residential or online programs. Candidates also are expected to actively participate in School activities. The School of Labor and Employment Relations is a multidisciplinary department with a large undergraduate program, a strong residential Masters of Science in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER), and a fully-online Masters of Professional Studies in HRER. The School has existing strengths in workers’ rights, labor relations, human resources, and international and comparative employment relations. Upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample via: https://psu.jobs/job/84924. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by letter writers to Mark Ivicic, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have additional questions, please contact the Center at 814-865-0751 or write Center Director, Dr. Mark Anner, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor – Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations - 1803872 Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science Department: Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job Posting: Sep 18, 2018 Job Closing: Nov 19, 2018, 11:59pm EST
: The Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019.
Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Industrial Relations or a cognate Social Science discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.
The successful candidate will also be expected to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and teach a selection of courses in industrial relations/human resources. The successful candidate must also have strong communication skills as well as demonstrated success in developing students’ mastery of a subject and of the latest developments in the field. Our PhD program is quantitatively and analytically oriented, and as such these skills will be expected for involvement in the program, including supervision of students.
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence at an internationally competitive caliber, demonstrated by a research statement, a record of publications meeting high international standards in top-ranked, field-relevant scholarly journals, high quality working papers, presentations at internationally recognized conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsement from referees of high academic standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier containing a teaching statement, teaching evaluations and course syllabi submitted as part of the application.
Research and teaching expertise in at least one of the following areas is required: human resource management, labour relations, the sociology of work, labour market policy, labour and employment standards, corporate responsibility and compliance, trade and labour, performance management systems, quantitative methods for labour/HR or another related employment relations field.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources is internationally renowned for the study of work and employment relations from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and empirical approaches. Historically, faculty with strong empirical methods and training in economics, management, sociology, history, law, psychology and political science have been actively engaged in employment/industrial relations research and teaching. We therefore welcome applications from scholars interested in employment relations from a range of disciplinary backgrounds.
The Centre is located in Toronto, Canada, one of North America’s largest cities and among the world’s most livable cities according to The Economist and other leading indices. Toronto’s 51% foreign-born population also makes it among the most diverse cities in the world.
For more information about the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources at UofT please visit:http://www.cirhr.utoronto.ca/.
For information about the University of Toronto visit: https://www.utoronto.ca/.
If you have any further questions about this position, please email Prof. Rafael Gomez at:firstname.lastname@example.org.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae including a list of publications and working papers, up to three sample working papers, a research statement and a teaching dossier containing a teaching statement, teaching evaluations and sample course syllabi.
Applicants must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to email@example.com by the closing date.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 19, 2018.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY [ASA Job Listing 15078]
Arizona State University
Starting Fall, 2019
ASU Job #12556
The T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics (SSFD) at Arizona State University (https://thesanfordschool.asu.edu) invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning Fall 2019. We seek a community-engaged scholar with a Latinx focus. Areas of expertise are open but preferred areas of specialization include immigration, education, social movements, labor, environment/sustainability, and health. We are especially interested in scholars who take an intersectional approach or whose research reflects the diversity within the Latinx population (such as gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, national origins, indigeneity, or legal status). This position is part of an effort to build a 21st-century sociology program with new and existing resources in the well-established and successful School of Social and Family Dynamics.
For this position, candidates must have a PhD in sociology by time of appointment and show evidence of, or potential for, excellence in research, teaching, and service. The ideal candidate must also demonstrate sustained and significant engagement in Latinx communities. The candidate will be expected to teach sociology courses including a course on community-based research, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, develop a vigorous research program, maintain an active agenda of peer-reviewed publications, participate in service to the university and profession, and contribute to the growth of the sociology program. Preference will be given to candidates who use qualitative methods, have experience in interdisciplinary settings and have demonstrated success in meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or diverse communities.
SSFD is an innovative interdisciplinary academic unit focused on the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and society. SSFD has launched a multi-pronged program of scholarship, translation, and impact focused on Diversity and Inclusion Science (https://thesanfordschool.asu.edu/disi). With 50+ full-time faculty, 500+ graduate students, and 3,000+ undergraduate majors/minors, SSFD has a doctoral and online master’s degree in sociology as well as doctoral and online master’s degrees in family and human development. SSFD takes pride in having a collegial atmosphere bolstered by permeable boundaries among its faculty and its ties to many other units. The School’s program in sociology is targeted for growth. ASU’s location within the Phoenix metropolitan region (the nation’s 5th most populous city) with a large Latinx population provides a rich context for basic and applied research and community engagement in many areas related to sociology.
Initial receipt of complete applications is Nov 12, 2018; if not filled, review of complete applications will continue every week thereafter until the search is closed. To apply, please send the following materials electronically to Professor Nilda Flores-Gonzalez firstname.lastname@example.org: (1) a cover letter describing your research, teaching and community-engagement qualifications and fit with this position, and that includes contact
information (including email addresses) for three references; (2) a curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication and funding record, and (3) an outline of future research plans (not to exceed two pages). Background check is required for employment.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Further information on ASU’s policies can be found athttps://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
Approved pending noted change above
ILR School at Cornell University
Open-Rank Tenure-Track Position in Human Resource Management
The Human Resource Studies Department has an open rank position for a tenure track or tenured faculty member beginning in August, 2019. We are interested in applicants whose research and teaching focus on human resource management and employment relations in organizations more generally. We welcome applicants from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, including strategic management, organization studies, human resource studies, organizational behavior, industrial relations, psychology, sociology, and economics, among others. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong research and publication record commensurate with their rank and to those with at least some experience in a faculty position. The deadline for submission of all application materials is September 15, 2018. Questions about this position should be addressed to Rosemary Batt at email@example.com.
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in International and Comparative Labor
The Department of International and Comparative Labor invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin August 2019. Applicants should have research and teaching interests related to international labor, work, and employment, either focused on particular regions of the world or on a theme studied across countries and regions. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field such as industrial relations, sociology, political science, anthropology, economics, organization studies, management, or other related disciplines. A demonstrated potential for high quality teaching and research leading to publication in top-tier journals is essential. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests, a vita, a writing sample, and three references. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018. Inquiries about this position should be directed to
Prof. Virginia Doellgast (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Prof. Alex Colvin (email@example.com),
Prof. Eli Friedman (firstname.lastname@example.org), or
Prof. Emily Zitek (email@example.com).
Assistant Professor of U.S. History
The Department of Labor Relations, Law and History invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in U.S. history at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2019. We are interested in social and political historians whose scholarship engages questions of work, inequality, the economy, or political and working-class culture. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research focuses on the experiences of African-American or Asian-American workers. This may involve workers’ experiences in their jobs, organizations, and/or communities, or how their labor intersects with questions of citizenship, class, race/ethnicity, disability, and gender and sexuality, among other areas of inquiry. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated potential in scholarly research and teaching who will have completed their Ph.D. prior to August 2019. The deadline for receiving applications is October 15, 2018. Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Ileen DeVault, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Conflict Resolution
The ILR School at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of conflict/dispute resolution at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level, to begin August 2019. Applicants should have research and teaching interests related to topics such as arbitration, mediation, negotiation, conflict management, dispute resolution, collective action, and social movements. We are open to scholars using qualitative, quantitative, legal, and mixed methods, and studying conflict at various levels of analysis including societal, organizational, group, or individual. Applicants should have a doctorate (PhD or JD) in a relevant field, such as industrial relations, organizational behavior, law, psychology, sociology, or management. A successful candidate’s appointment will be in either the Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History or the Department of Organizational Behavior. Faculty in these departments publish in top-tier journals in their field, such as ILR Review, Industrial Relations, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, and in major law reviews. Evidence of very strong research and teaching potential is essential. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018. Questions about this position can be directed to
Professor Alex Colvin (email@example.com),
Professor Harry Katz (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Professor Marya Besharov (email@example.com),
Professor Pam Tolbert (firstname.lastname@example.org), or
Professor Kate Griffith (email@example.com).
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY (Marquette University)
The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2019. We seek applicants to teach primarily in the Sociology program, with expertise in the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in Latinx and/or Native American Studies. The candidate who is hired will be expected to teach sections of Research Methods (with both qualitative and quantitative components) as well as other courses relevant to their areas of expertise. The ability to contribute to curriculum being developed around interdisciplinary Race and Ethnic Studies will be considered an asset, as will the ability to teach a course on social movements and/or popular culture.
Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly productivity, and a clear research agenda. A Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field is required by the time of appointment.
The Department of Social and Cultural Sciences offers undergraduate majors in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology and Law Studies, and Social Welfare and Justice. The department is committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Please visit the department website here:
Marquette University is a Jesuit, Catholic University with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek candidates who can contribute to its mission, a statement of which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.php. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
The campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, a racially diverse area with convenient access to national, state, and local government agencies, and many private institutions and non-profit organizations.
Review of candidates will begin on August 20, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Instructions for application.
Please note: All applicants must apply online.
Use the following links to Marquette’s Human Resources Department to apply:
Assistant Professor – Sociology
Post-Doc Opportunities at WUSTL: Gender Inequality in the Workplace; Global-Transnational and/or Economic Sociology
Post-doc opportunities that may be of interest to Labor and Labor Movement members, especially the second and third ones. Applications due March 30th.
Washington University in St. Louis Department of Sociology Announces Four Postdoctoral Fellow Positions
The Department of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis strives to understand the origins and reproduction of social inequality, especially as it relates to issues of pressing public concern. The Department was re-established in 2015 and now has ten faculty members appointed in sociology, three postdoctoral scholars, and a variety of affiliate faculty across the University. The department is seeking four highly motivated, collaborative postdoctoral scholars with demonstrated excellence in research to join our research community in the Summer/Fall of 2018, one in each of the following areas:
1. The Social Determinants of Population Health and Health Disparities
2. Global-Transnational and/or Economic Sociology
3. Gender Inequality in the Modern Workplace
4. Historical Approaches to the Study of Race and Inequity
The third and fourth positions are funded by the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy. The fourth position is also in collaboration with the Department of African and African American Studies. All positions will be linked to a project led by a faculty member or team of faculty members. Additional details about the specific projects and associated faculty for each fellowship can be found using the provided hyperlinks.
Required qualifications include a PhD and training in sociology or related fields. The degree must have been awarded between July 1, 2015 and September 1, 2018. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status. Salary and benefits will be competitive and include a research/travel stipend for a one-year appointment with a one-year renewal based upon satisfactory performance in the first year. Teaching responsibilities vary based on postdoctoral position. Fellows are expected to be in residence during the fellowship period and to participate in the intellectual life of the Department of Sociology along with other units of Washington University relevant to the Fellow’s research interests.
Fellows will work together in a collaborative setting with faculty mentors and toward the production of jointly published scholarly research. Fellows will have shared office space and will typically be on campus during normal working hours. The fellows will be fully integrated into department colloquia and research and professional development seminars organized specifically for the postdoctoral program. Postdoctoral fellows will also join a vibrant postdoctoral community across the university, including but not limited to the Departments of African and African American Studies, Education, Economics, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Political Science; the Brown School of Social Work and the Institute for Public Health.
Job Call: FOUR POSITIONS AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY FOR THE FALL: THREE (3) TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITIONS AND ONE (1) FULL-TIME INSTRUCTOR.
1. Assistant Professor: The Department of Sociology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will specialize in the broadly defined areas of globalization, global inequalities, human rights, and/or the political economy of Latin America. More information: Click Here
2. Assistant Professor: The Department of Sociology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. More information: Click Here
3. Assistant Professor: The Department of Sociology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will employ quantitative research methodology to study social class and other social inequalities. More information: Click Here
4. Instructor: The Department of Sociology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Instructor. More information: Click Here
POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLAR, CENTER FOR GLOBAL WORKERS' RIGHTS, PENN STATE
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to: https://psu.jobs/job/76059
The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Scholar with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights. This is a twelve-month position that begins on August 15, 2018. The Center for Global Workers’ Rights was established in the fall of 2012 with the goal of promoting scholarly research and scholar-practitioner exchanges on issues related to workers’ rights. It has a broad focus that includes, but is not limited to, sweatshops, precarious work, labor standards, international labor and employment law, worker organizing, and workers’ rights in global supply chains. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, or a J.D., earned in the last five years, as well as evidence of an emerging research program relevant to the Center’s interests. Scholars will receive salary, benefits, and a research/travel fund to support their work. Scholars will be expected to mentor students on their summer capstone project and to teach one course. This may include teaching for the School’s Labor and Global Workers’ Right MPS program, which is part of the Global Labour University network (http://www.global-labour-university.org/). Upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample here. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by letter writers to Mark Ivicic, firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have additional questions, please contact Center Director, Mark Anner, at email@example.com.
Post-Doctoral Position: The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University
Post-Doctoral Position: The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Scholar with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights. This is a twelve-month position that begins on August 15, 2018. The Center for Global Workers’ Rights was established in the fall of 2012 with the goal of promoting scholarly research and scholar-practitioner exchanges on issues related to workers’ rights. It has a broad focus that includes, but is not limited to, sweatshops, precarious work, labor standards, international labor and employment law, worker organizing, and workers’ rights in global supply chains.https://psu.jobs/job/76059
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