12/13 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
12/13-19 - Final Exams
12/16 - PhD Defense - Ryan Moltz
12/19 - Degree Celebration - Anarae Schunk
12/23-24-25 - University closed - Christmas
12/13 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
Gilbert Gonzales (Health Policty & Management); Miriam King (MPC); Ryan Moltz (Sociology); and Carrie Henning-Smith (Health Policy & Management) present "Using the IHIS to do LGBT Health Research: Challenges and Findings," Fri. Dec. 13, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room. The workshop scheduled for Dec. 20 has been postponed.
Ryan Moltz will defend his dissertation, "Dealing with Totalitarian Legacies: The Politics of Lustration in Post-Communist Europe," Mon. Dec. 16, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be at 10:00 am. His Advisor is Prof. Ron Aminzade. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Ryan, to be held at 12:00 Noon, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.
Members of the Sociology Department who knew undergraduate student, Anarae Schunk, are invited to attend a Degree Confer celebration, with her family, Thurs. Dec. 19, 3:00-4:00 pm, L-150 Carlson School of Management. For questions, contact: Mary Drew.
Dogs and a therapy chicken will make regular visits at the free, weekly "Pet Away Worry and Stress" (PAWS) sessions at Boynton Health Service. The public is invited to interact with these and other registered therapy animal teams on Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 pm, 1st Floor, Room W120, Boynton Health Services. The last Wed. in Fall 2013 is Dec. 18. PAWS continues in Spring 2014.
The Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, Finland, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in population ageing and social consequences. To apply, email CV; list of publications; teaching evaluations; and two-page report on research to: Faculty of Social Sciences, Registry of the University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 33 (Yliopistonkatu 4), 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland. For more information, contact: Prof. Pekka Martikainen; +358 44 286 1946.
Deadline: 9 January 2014
The Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in the area of Migration and Ethnic Relations. Start July 1, 2015. Canadian and international candidates must have PhD (obtained within the last ten years). To apply, email a cover letter; CV; three publications; contact information for three referees; and statement of research to: Dr. Andrew Nelson, Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Social Science, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, N6A 5C2.
Deadline: Jan. 14, 2014. Open until filled.
The faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium, invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Researcher for "(De)constructing Health News." Temporary two-year term; renewable once. PhD in sociology, communication science, political science, or linguistics. To apply, email cover letter, CV, copy of the required degree, to: Prof. Dr. Daniël Biltereyst, Korte Meer 11, 9000 Gent, Belgium.
Deadline: 20 January 2014
The Ageing, Work & Health Research Unit, University of Sydney, Australia, invites applications for a Associate Professor (Level D) or Professor (Level E) in ageing and health. PhD relevant area (social policy, sociology, psychology, epidemiology, allied health sciences, health promotion or primary care). Apply online. Reference number 17639/1112. For application questions, contact: Mr. Rodney Waterson, Senior Recruitment Manager; +61 2 8627 1214. For further questions, contact: Prof. Deborah Black, Associate Dean.
Deadline: 27 January 2014