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CSWGS Postdoctoral Fellowships (2012-2014)

The Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University announces two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research and publication projects that focus on gender and health; gender and urban studies; women in the global economy; sex, race, and nation; or sexuality studies. The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and the potential to make a contribution to the Center's program in engaged feminist research.

Ph.D. is required prior to appointment. Each fellowship has a term of two years beginning in August 2012. Recipients will teach two courses in women's/gender/sexuality studies per year and will play an active role in the intellectual life of the Center. Rice will provide an annual salary of $40,000 plus benefits. Rice University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Please send letter of interest, curriculum vita, dossier with a minimum of three references, and a writing sample (about 25 pages), plus a sample syllabus (including a detailed course outline and recommended reading list) for the course SWGS 101 "Introduction to the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality." This course surveys issues in the study of gender, such as women's social, political, and legal status in the US and globally; feminist perspectives on the body, sexuality, race, globalization, labor, and culture; and the implications of these perspectives for social and critical theory. In addition, the course introduces the concept of engaged research and the public service components of feminist activity.

Send materials to Postdoctoral Search Committee, Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality MS-38, Rice University, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892.

Postmark deadline for applications is Tuesday, January 17, 2012.

Cornell University - Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Cornell Population Center, Cornell University, invites applications for the Frank H.T. Rhodes Post-doctoral Fellowship, to start Aug. 15, 2012. Job Number 16174. For questions, contact: Erin Oates, Program Assistant
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2012. Open until filled.

University of Central Florida - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida-Cocoa (30 minutes from Orlando), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to start Aug. 2012 (pending final budgetary approval). PhD in domestic violence, education, environment, inequality, international sociology, medical sociology, or race. Apply online. Submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching experience, and complete the applicant affirmation form; names and contact information for three references to: Prof. John Lynxwiler, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, Fl 32816-1360 Deadline: Dec. 15

University of Montreal - Assistant Professor

The Department of Demography, University of Montreal, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Demography, with a specialization in Population Aging. PhD in Demography or related field, by start date June 1, 2012. Proficiency in the French language. Send cover letter, CV, copies of recent publications or research reports, research program, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Thomas LeGrand, Chair, Department of Demography, Université de Montréal, P.O. Box 6128, Station Centre-Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7 Canada.
Deadline: Thurs. Nov. 10

University of Texas-El Paso - Two Assistant Professorships

University of Texas-El Paso - Two Assistant Professor

The Sociology and Anthropology Department, University of Texas-El Paso, invites applications for two Assistant Professors, to begin Fall 2012.ABDs will be considered but PhD required by Aug. 2012. Email cover letter; CV; three letters of recommendation; one sample of written work; and evidence of teaching proficiency.
1) Specializations: transnationalism, migration, labor, gender, community engagement and applied sociology. Email application to: Prof. Aurolyn Luykx, Search Committee Chair,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968
2) Specializations: sociology of health, especially risks and risky behaviors, in conjunction with transnationalism, borders, and/or Latino/as. Email application to: Prof. Sara Grineski, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968
Deadlines for both positions: Sat. Oct. 1. Open until filled.

Wesleyan University - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Wesleyan University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start July 1, 2012, in economic sociology; or criminology, incarceration, law, and society. PhD required. Apply online. Posting number 8000289.
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 30

University of Missouri - Two Assistant Professors

University of Missouri - Two Assistant Professors

The Department of Sociology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions specializing in:
1) Assistant 54032 - Demography. ID 5582
Specialization in urban or aging/gender/life course studies.
Deadline: Tues. Sept. 27

2) Assistant 53867 - Qualitative Methods. ID 5672
Deadline: Wed. Oct. 5
Apply online for both positions. For questions, contact: Prof. Deborah Smith, Director, Family Studies Program, 208 Haag Hall. 5120 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499; (816)235-2529.

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