The California Federation of Teachers is hiring a research director. Salary range is $83,672-$116,921 and is based in Sacramento. January 15th Application Deadline.
Sociology of Race & Ethnicity Search University of Kansas
ASA Job Bank ID: 15913
The Department of Sociology at the University of Kansas is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. This appointment, which will begin in the fall of 2020, will build on our long-standing commitment to critical inquiry into racial and ethnic diversity and disparity, both globally and domestically.
This search is open in terms of research emphasis, but we seek a scholar with teaching strengths in core areas of African American experience. We would expect our new colleague to publish in major outlets, enhance our international and national research profile, and contribute to our ongoing effort to build cross-disciplinary connections with units across the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in sociology in hand or a credible claim that they will soon obtain that degree.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education. A complete online application for this position will include the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitæ, research and teaching statements, documentation of teaching experience (such as student course evaluations), and names, emails and contact information for three (3) references. Application review will begin October 21, 2019 and continue until a pool of qualified applications is obtained. Apply online at https://employment.ku.edu/academic/15598BR. Contact for questions is the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor David N. Smith, Department of Sociology, firstname.lastname@example.org. Only complete applications will be considered.
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).
Job call: Tenured Associate Professor in Organizations and InstitutionsDepartment of Sociology at UC Riverside
Tenured Associate Professor in Organizations and Institutions
Department of Sociology
University of California, Riverside
2019-2020 Academic Year
The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor in Organizations and Institutions. The Organizations and Institutions specialization at UC Riverside examines the development and contemporary structure of organizations and the institutional systems (e.g., economy, polity, law, education, kinship, and religion) in which they are embedded. The organizations component of the specialization focuses on research related to the theoretical traditions in the study of organizations, including but not limited to neo-institutional, ecological, resource dependence, network, and institutional economic approaches. It also focuses on the organizational influences on behavioral and distributional outcomes. The institutional component of the specialization focuses on the historical development of institutions, their inter-relations over time, as well as institutional effects on behavior, organizational structure, and distributional outcomes. Candidates for this position may work in the area of organizations, institutions, or both.
Competitive candidates will engage in theoretically informed empirical research in Organizations and/or Institutions. The candidate selected for this position will contribute to the teaching mission of the university and be encouraged to establish cooperative research activities with other campus departments and/or professional schools, research centers and colleges. Candidates should demonstrate a strong record of publication and an established record of teaching excellence. Applicants must have a PhD in Sociology and have Organizations and/or Institutions as their primary research interest. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2020.
Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter of interest, an updated CV, a research statement, evidence of teaching excellence, two writing samples, a Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting materials received by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s on-line application system located at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01184.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Department Contact Person: Tanya Nieri, PhD, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com
The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of political economy , beginning August 1, 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the Department of Sociology’s strength in social justice (http://sociology.utk.edu) and whose research resonates with our other departmental areas: criminology; environmental sociology; and critical race and ethnic studies. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching and will be expected to seek external funding as a condition of tenure and promotion. A Ph.D. in Sociology or related area is required at the time of appointment.
The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville has a strong international reputation for excellence. We offer a supportive and collegial atmosphere in which scholars make a variety of important contributions to research, teaching, and public engagement. The Department and the University seek candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Currently the University has approximately 22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The City of Knoxville has a beautiful and walkable downtown, active neighborhoods, and eclectic cultural activities, restaurants and shopping. Trip Advisor recently named it a Top Ten Destination on the Rise. The Knoxville metropolitan area has a population of more than 857,000 and is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Atlanta, Nashville, and the Great Smoky Mountains.Review of applications will begin October 7 and will continue until the position is filled. Please upload a letter of application,curriculum vitae, one writing sample, research statement and teaching statement to https://apply.interfolio.com/66446. In addition, we require three recommendation letters, also to be uploaded to https://apply.interfolio.com/66446. Direct all questions to Dr. Paul Gellert,Search Committee Chair, via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). More information on the Department of Sociology is at http://sociology.utk.edu.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.
Assistant Professor of Sociology in Global Inequality at Illinois State University. Deadline September 30, 2019.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track assistant professorship in sociology beginning August 16, 2020. Building on existing departmental strengths in globalization, development, economic and political sociology, we seek a sociologist whose work addresses the global and transnational political economic dynamics relating to the causes and consequences of inequality. The ideal candidate will be able to teach one or more of the core courses required for our sociology major in addition to offering elective courses in their substantive area of specialization.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is committed to increasing the diversity of our campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and community. Candidates with experience working with a diverse range of students, staff and faculty, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
1. A Ph.D. in sociology or a closely related field is required prior to the start date of this position.
2. Illinois state law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.
All application materials must be submitted online at posting number 0712311 https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu. In addition to completing a faculty employment application, please prepare in advance the following separate documents: a cover letter describing relevant research and future plans, a full CV, letters from three academic references, up to three writing samples that serve as evidence of an active research agenda in this substantive area, and a teaching portfolio (listed as “other” in the document section of the application) which includes a teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement on the applicant’s approach to mentoring a diverse student body. To ensure full consideration, apply by September 30, 2019. Should you have additional questions, please contact Dr. Richard Sullivan, Chair of Search Committee, at email@example.com or (309)-438-2408.
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857 as Illinois’ first public university, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 72 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 42 masters, two specialist, and 10 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report 2019 rankings of “National Universities” and has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For more information, please visit our website at: http://soa.illinoisstate.edu
Bloomington and Normal, Illinois are twin cities with a combined population of 130,000 people. A dynamic college town, Bloomington‐Normal is only a short train ride away from downtown Chicago and St. Louis, and within easy driving distance of Milwaukee and Indianapolis. In 2017, Bloomington‐Normal was named one of the Best College Towns in America by the American Institute for Economic Research, including a #2 ranking in the “Arts and Entertainment” category. In 2016, Huffington Post named Bloomington one of the “11 Amazing Cities You’ve Never Thought to Live in, But Should.” In 2015, the Town of Normal was ranked #3 on the list of Best Small College Towns in America by College Values Online.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Sociology or a related field before the appointment begins and should have research and teaching expertise in inequality, broadly construed. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or more of our research areas (Health, Political and Economic Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, and Social Psychology) and to our core undergraduate curriculum. We will begin reviewing applications on September 1, 2019. Dartmouth has a strong commitment to supporting both quality research and teaching. These goals are facilitated by the school’s resource-rich research environment as well as the quarter system, which allows the four course annual classroom teaching load to be covered in two ten-week terms with a third term in residence for research and other departmental obligations and a fourth term off. For more information about the department, see: http://sociology.dartmouth.edu/. Applications should be submitted through interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/66665
Research Associate, Labor Education
Part-Time 10-Month Exempt
The Bureau of Labor Education, established in 1966, is a department within the University of Maine’s Division of Lifelong Learning. The Bureau provides the working people of Maine with the information and knowledge necessary to make sense of their place in history and the economic, political, and social environment in which they live.
The Research Associate supports the mission of the Bureau of Labor Education by providing appropriate and specialized educational programs for organized and unorganized workers through research, writing, teaching, presentations, grant writing, and outreach to workers and organized labor.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
● Teaches in the Labor Studies program and related non-credit courses as appropriate to the academic qualifications and experience of the Research Associate.
● Researches and writes on topics relevant to Labor Studies, labor education, labor unions, labor history, and the mission of the Bureau.
● Ability to use economic and labor market data, demographic trends, state and federal case and statutory law, government regulations, and Bureau of Labor Statistics data in research and writing.
● Develops and edits Bureau educational materials and publications, including fact sheets, articles, brochures, journal articles, curriculum guides, and press releases.
● Builds productive relationships with internal and external constituencies.
● Recruits students and participants for Bureau programs.
● Researches, identifies, and writes grants in collaboration with the director.
● Assists in the development, maintenance, and updating of the Bureau’s website.
Knowledge & Skill Qualifications:
● Master’s degree in a field related to Labor Studies.
● Familiarity with the structure and function of U.S. labor organizations and the history of the labor movement.
● Adult education or undergraduate teaching experience.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills.
● Experience using spreadsheets and databases.
● Ability to use WordPress to maintain websites (preferred).
● Experience researching, writing and editing grants (preferred).
● Experience working across disciplines and with undergraduate students.
● Demonstrated success in working with minimal supervision.
● Ability to travel, normally requiring a valid driver’s license.
Position Type: Regular, exempt, part-time (0.5 FTE), 10-month
Possibility of flexible telecommuting based on departmental needs.
To Apply and view the complete job details visit:
All employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, and Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
Appropriate background checks will be required
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’
Now Accepting Applications:
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.
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