Visiting Professor: The Department of Sociology at Grinnell College invites applications for a one-year term appointment [beginning Fall 2018). Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open but might include: political economy, comparative and historical sociology, or global sociology. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. The successful candidate should plan to teach 1-2 introductory courses, 1 theory course, and offer 1-2 courses in their area of specialization. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/sociology.
Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations, has one of the world’s leading faculties in the field of Labor Studies and Employment Relations (LSER). The LSER Department is soliciting applications for one tenure-track assistant or associate professor position. Current assistant and associate professors, as well as new PhDs, are encouraged to apply. We are interested in a wide range of employment relations issues, including -- but not limited to -- organizational diversity and inclusion; the labor market experiences of women, people of color, immigrants and people with disabilities; intersectionality at work; social justice; or technology and work including the impact of automation and new forms of internet and app-based work. We are seeking a broadly trained scholar who is an excellent researcher, can teach both graduate and undergraduate courses and contribute to the continuing education program of the department. The appointment, which is dependent on funding, is expected to begin September, 2018.
Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or other terminal degree (DBA, JD, LLD, EDD) in Employment Relations, Industrial Relations, Sociology, Economics, History, Political Science, American Studies, African-American Studies, Latino Studies, Gender Studies, Business, or a related discipline. They should send a letter of application detailing qualifications and interests; a vita; names of three scholars familiar with their work for potential letters of recommendation; and one of their research papers or thesis chapters. Applications should be submitted no later than October 15, 2017 to Rutgers posting # 17FA1234. The positions will remain open until filled. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Rutgers University is an AA/EEO/ADA Employer.
The Department of Sociology at Barnard College, Columbia University, invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2018. Fields of specialization are open, but preference will be for candidates with primary research and teaching interests in the areas of social inequality, broadly defined, who employ quantitative or comparative-historical approaches. Teaching responsibilities include Research Methods and an advanced research-intensive seminar. We are especially interested in prospective colleagues who will expand the department’s research and teaching profile and who will promote the College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Please submit applications to https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/2963. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if available), two writing samples, and names and email addresses for three references who will be asked to upload their letters when the application is complete. Candidates are also encouraged to include a brief statement detailing their past experiences with, or future plans for, advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through their research, teaching and/or service. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 (original deadline of October 2 extended) and continue until the position is filled. Barnard College, an independent liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University, 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.
The Brown University Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2018, whose scholarship is in the area of social inequality broadly defined. We are especially excited about scholars who complement other areas of strength in the Department, and whose work contributes toward the larger discipline of sociology. Candidate will also be evaluated in terms of how their work can contribute to the goals outlined in Brown University’s strategic plan, Building on Distinction (https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/strategic-planning/). A successful candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence his/her field, demonstrate the intention to obtain external funding, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.
All candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a short writing sample, and (4) a teaching statement. Candidates should have three letters of reference sent at the time of the application. To receive full consideration applications must be received by October 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. https://apply.interfolio.com/42980
The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of work, labour markets, and professions. The person appointed will demonstrate excellence in both teaching and research, and will have a strong record of scholarly achievement. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach undergraduate, honours and graduate students. Please forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference, as well as two examples of written work (either published or unpublished, but at least one example single authored) to Dr. Karen Stanbridge, Head, Department of Sociology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5S7; Phone (709) 864-7457; Fax (709) 864-2075; Email: email@example.com.
Memorial University (in Newfoundland, Canada) has a tenure-track position that we will be posting (start date July 2018) that your section members may be interested in. While we are not participating in the job fair at the ASA meetings, I will be attending, as will several other Memorial University Dept. members, should people want to be in touch with us to ask any questions about the position.
Ailsa Craig, PhD
Department of Sociology
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, A1C 5S7
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Phone: (709) 864-2686
Fax: (709) 864-2075
The Department of Sociology and the School of Public Policy (SPP) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track, position at the Assistant Professor level with research and teaching in organizational sociology and public policy to begin in September 2018. The University of Massachusetts, Amherst is the flagship campus and an R1 doctoral granting university with highest research activity.
We seek a candidate whose research is informed by organizational studies/theory and relates to areas of interest within sociology, public policy, public management or nonprofit management. Successful candidates will be expected to complement existing strengths in sociology and public policy research; both units have particular strengths in the area of social inequality and social justice.
This is a joint tenure-track position in Public Policy and Sociology with the tenure home located in the Sociology Department. Teaching responsibilities will comprise graduate and undergraduate courses in the Sociology Department and the School of Public Policy, including SPP’s undergraduate and Master of Public Policy and Administration programs.
Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research. A completed PhD in Sociology, Public Policy, Management, Organization Theory or a related discipline is required by the start of the appointment. The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
Please submit your application via Interview Exchange. Applicants should submit the following: (1) a cover letter describing current and future research plans, (2) a teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy and if available, sample syllabi and teaching ratings, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) two writing samples and (5) contact information for three professional/academic references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by September 15, 2017. Please direct questions concerning this position to Melissa Wooten, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the full position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=86213
Job Posting: Boston College: The Department of Sociology and the International Studies Program at Boston College invite applications for a tenure track assistant professor position. A successful candidate is one whose research, teaching, and advising are relevant to the consideration of global history, culture, and social structure, as well as to the social justice mission of the sociology department’s PhD program. Scholars with expertise in any geographic area, or those who do transnational or international sociology, are invited to apply. The tenure line will be located in the sociology department. The position, which begins in Fall 2018, entails half-time undergraduate teaching in International Studies and half-time graduate and undergraduate teaching in the Department of Sociology. Preference will be given to entry-level applicants, but excellent candidates at the advanced Assistant Professor level will also be considered.
Applicants should apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/42892. Required documents include a cover letter describing relevant research, teaching accomplishments, and plans; a current CV; two pieces of recent scholarship; and a list of three references that will provide letters of recommendation for applicants that are shortlisted. The screening committee will begin reviewing applications on September 1, 2017, and will continue to review them until the position is filled.
All inquiries should be sent to Andrew Jorgenson, Chair of the Department of Sociology and Chair of the Search Committee, at email@example.com.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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 11, 2017. For more details, including how to apply, click here.
Job Posting - Assistant Professor, Employment Relations and/or Human Resource Management. London School of Economics - Deadline Sunday 11 December 2016.
The Department of Management at LSE seeks to hire one or two Assistant Professors who will strengthen our internationally renowned, innovative and publicly engaged faculty. Applications will be considered from candidates with research interests in the areas of employment relations and human resource management. You would be joining a group of scholars with a strong interest across the field, including international and comparative employment relations and HRM, innovative labour and HR practices, workplace governance, work in global value chains, migration, work/family balance, discrimination at work, motivation and rewards.
The Department of Management plays a central role in the LSE, a global, single-faculty, social science university located in the heart of London. The Department’s faculty and research strength is centred in employment relations and human resource management, organisational behaviour, managerial economics and strategy, information systems and innovation, marketing, public management and governance, and operational research. The Department’s faculty members are engaged in research and scholarly activity across LSE, through research centres such as the Centre for Economic Performance, the Behavioural Research Lab, and interdisciplinary Institutes. The Department’s own portfolio of degrees includes the BSc Management, a two-year Masters in Management, and specialist one-year masters programmes. The aim of management education offered by LSE and the Department is to enable academically gifted students to boost their social science knowledge and managerial problem-solving talents so that they are well prepared to contribute to organisational success and social betterment in any place, within any sector, and at any scale.
Successful applicants will have a PhD or be close to completing a PhD by the post start date in a social science discipline and/or an interdisciplinary field relevant to employment relations and human resource management. They will have a track record of internationally excellent publications, or a trajectory for achieving this, as well as a well-developed strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications in top journals. They will also have a demonstrable ability to teach on undergraduate, postgraduate, or executive programmes in management.
The criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.
In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.
Informal enquiries about this post should be directed to Nenna Opara, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail: email@example.com quoting reference 53419.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 11 December 2016 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.
POSITION: ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR
STARTING DATE: August 2017 (nine-month appointment)
A doctoral degree is required in social work or related social science. Applicants must show evidence of strong research skills and an active research agenda relevant to social work in an urban environment, such as: economic and social disparities, poverty, race, health, violence prevention and criminal justice. A strong record of publication, a portfolio of past and current substantial grant funding, and experience leading and mentoring a research team.
Applicants at the Associate Professor and Professor levels must have research activity commensurate with their academic rank. Demonstrated potential for/evidence of excellence in teaching. A commitment to the School of Social Work’s mission of advancing knowledge and community engagement to achieve human rights and social justice.
Demonstrated expertise in areas of relevance to an urban environment, such as: social and economic disparities, poverty, race, health, mental health, trauma, child welfare, aging, substance use, violence prevention and criminal justice. Professional experience related to one of these identified areas of interest. Experience in or commitment to working collaboratively within the school and across the university on multidisciplinary or inter- professional research initiatives. Commitment to and/or experience in promoting and fostering a learning environment supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Ability to translate research from social work and related fields into teaching. Ability/interest in attracting, mentoring and funding doctoral students through funded research. A social work degree at either the master or doctoral level.
In 2017, the UConn School of Social Work will move to our new location in downtown Hartford. This will create a neighborhood campus including other UConn academic programs and research centers, cultural institutions and state and city government offices. This situates us ideally for carrying out our central academic mission and provides enhanced opportunities for building upon our existing community collaborations and expanding to new ones.
This is a 9-month, tenure-track position with an expected start date of August 23, 2017. Initial salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank.
Interested applicants should apply online through UConn Careers www.jobs.uconn.edu (Select the link for “Faculty Openings” and click on the link for School of Social Work to locate job opening), and upload:
References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Potential candidates can address questions to:
Dr. Edna Comer, Search Committee Chair
University of Connecticut School of Social Work
1798 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
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