June 2011 Archives

June 23, 2011 Volume 41, Number 24

7/4 - University Holiday - Independence Day

Syllabi Now Located on Shared S Drive

Department of Sociology course syllabi are now cross-filed by both course number and term on the departmental shared drive. At the beginning of each semester, all instructors forward an electronic copy of their syllabi to front office staff. Now all faculty and graduate students can access these syllabi from the shared drive.

St. Norbert - Teaching Fellow

The Department of Sociology, Norbert College, invites applications for a one-year Teaching Fellow. PhD or ABD. Teach Research Methods and Introduction to Sociology. Experience in quantitative research methods and statistics required. To apply, email cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Dr. Sabine Hyland, St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, De Pere, WI 54115; cc: Cindy Iwen, Administrator
Deadline: Tues. July 5. Position open until filled.

Academia Sinica - Research Fellow

The Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica-Taipei, Taiwan, invites applications for an Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Research Fellow.
Deadline: Fri. July 15

June 17, 2011 Volume 41, Number 23

7/4 - University Holiday - Independence Day

UMN Women's Health Research Conference

Call for abstracts and registration now open for "A Focus on Perinatal, Maternal and Child Health," Mon. Sept. 19, McNamara Center. For queries, call: (612)626-1125.
Deadline: Mon. Aug. 1

Ohio University - One-Year Position

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University, invites application for a one-year term position beginning Sept. 6 to teach a range of undergraduate sociology courses. Ph.D. or ABD required in Criminology/Deviance and other areas. Submit cover letter and CV via online Quick Application Mail hard copies of teaching history, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi for three courses, publications, contact information for three references, and official copies of graduate transcripts to: Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University, Bentley Annex, Athens, OH 45701-2979
Deadline: Immediate. Position open until filled.

UC-Davis - Postdoctoral position

The Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California-Davis, invites applications for one two-year postdoctoral position in Adaptive Agricultural and Environmental Decision-making, starting Fall 2011. The project involves analyzing data from structured survey of California ranchers. PhD required. To apply, email: cover letter, CV, relevant publications, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Mark Lubell, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, One Shields Avenue, UC-Davis, Davis, CA 95618; (530)752-5880
Deadline: Mon. Aug. 1

University of Alberta - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Social Inequality / Social Policy. PhD in Sociology required. Apply online. Competition Number A111314612. For queries, contact: Prof. Helen Boritch, Acting Chair
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 16

IRVAPP - Researchers and Junior Researchers

The Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies, Trento, Italy, invites applications for two Researchers and two Junior Researchers.
Email application materials.
1) Researchers
2) Junior Research Fellows
Deadline: Wed. July 6

Northland College - Assistant Professor

Northland College, Ashland, WI, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Justice. Full-time, tenure-track. Begins September 2012. PhD in sociology or a related field required. Apply online. For queries, contact: Prof. Elizabeth Andre, Nature and Culture Department, 313 Wheeler Hall, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Ave., Ashland, WI 54806-3999;
(715) 682-1324

Goethe University - Four Professors

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University-Frankfurt, Germany, invites applications for four professorships. Qualified academics are invited to submit their applications by email, either in English or in German, to: Prof. Dr. Andreas Nölke, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University, Robert-Mayer-Str. 5, D-60054 Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Quote reference number.
1) Full Professorship in the Social Sciences
Focus: Quantitative Research Methods. Reference number 8/2011
2) Full Professorship in the Social Sciences
Focus: Qualitative Research Methods. Reference number 7/2011
3) Full Professorship in Sociology
Focus: Quantitative Analysis of Societal Change. Reference number 5/2011
4) 4) Full Professorship in the Social Sciences
Focus: Interpretative Research Methods. Reference number 6/2011

CURA - Graduate RA

The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs invites applications for a
Graduate RA internship position to create a Homelessness Data
. Position number: 221418; Job Code: 9572
Appointment: 100% Summer; 50% Fall semester
Total Hours: 520 Summer, 390 Fall
For more information contact Lisa Thornquist, Supervisor;
Deadline: Position open until filled.

June 10, 2011 Volume 41, Number 22

6/10 - May Session ends
6/13 - Summer Term begins

Minnesota Population Center Seminar Series

The MPC Seminar Series presents two guest speakers next week, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall, snacks provided.

Tues. June 14
Leaping Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: How to Get Funding from the NIH
Dr. Rosalind King, Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Thurs. June 16
Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deficiency
Dr. Orfeu Buxton, Harvard Medical School

ASA Junior Theorists Symposium

The American Sociological Association Theory Section's annual Junior Theorists Symposium will be held on Aug. Fri. 19, University of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Registration Deadline: Fri. July 15

University of Turku - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Turku, Finland, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in social structures and social mechanisms. For further information, contact: Prof. Hannu Ruonavaara, Department of Social Research/Sociology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland; Tel 58-2-333 5382; Fax 358-2-333 5080
Deadline: Mon. June 20

St. Cloud State - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, St. Cloud State University, invites applications for a one year, fixed term, contingent on funding, Assistant Professor position, to begin Tues. Aug. 16. PhD or ABD required. Submit application to: Prof. Stephen Philion, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, St. Cloud State University, Stewart Hall 262, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498. Fax: (320) 308-1694
Deadline: Fri. July 8. Position open until filled.

Boston College - Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Boston College, invites applications for a one year, non tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position in global sociology, gender, and ethnography, to begin Fall 2011. Submit applications submitted electronically.
Deadline: Fri. July 15

Sodertorn University - Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, Sodertorn University, Stockholm, Sweden, invites applications for a two year postdoctoral fellowship in the areas of knowledge and sustainability.
Deadline: Fri. June 17

June 3, 2011 Volume 41, Number 21

6/10 - May Session ends
6/13 - Summer Term begins

Maryland - NSF Workshop

The Departments of Sociology and Computer Science, University of Maryland-College Park, host an NSF sponsored workshop on Technology Mediated Social Participation (TMSP), for U.S. graduate students, Aug. 23-26. Contact: Prof. Alan Neustadtl aneustadtl@socy.umd.edu
Best Deadline: Fri. June 17

Kawatice - Economics Conference

The Department of Statistics, University of Economics in Katowice, invites papers for the conference "Survey Sampling in Economic and Social Research," September 18-20, Katowice, Poland. Contact: Dr. Tomasz Zadlo, Department of Statistics, University of Economics, Bogucicka 14, 40-226 Katowice, Poland. Ph: (48)-32-2577452
Deadline: Wed. June 1

Sydney - Sr. Lecturer & Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in Qualitative Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney-Lidcombe, Sydney, Australia. Reference No. 372-0211.
Deadline: Sun. June 5

Missouri - Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor 53495J. Job ID: 5006. PhD in Sociology by Aug. 2011. One-year, 9-month teaching position with no expectation of research activity. Teach four courses in each of Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters. Combine all materials (CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and teaching evaluations) into one document (Limit document name to 50 characters. File size is limited to 11MB); upload as resume attachment. To apply, access the UMKC Human Resources website for the application process. For questions, contact: Prof. Deborah Smith, (816)235-1621.
Deadline: Wed. June 15

Western Ontario - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario, invites applications for a probationary, tenure track Assistant Professor position in Advanced Statistics and Quantitative Methodology. PhD in Sociology or Demography required at time of appointment. Preference for post-PhD teaching experience. Start date either January 1, 2012, or July 1, 2012. To apply, submit: cover letter; CV; names and contact information of three referees; sample publication; and teaching dossier to: Prof. Tracey Adams, Chair, Department of Sociology, Room 5316, Social Sciences Centrem, The University of Western Ontario, London, ONT N6A 5C2, Canada
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 30

Cornell - Assistant Professor

Department of Development Sociology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Sociology. PhD required.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

Qatar - Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University Doha, Qatar.
Deadline: Open until filled

Fresno Pacific - Faculty Appt

Department of Sociology, Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, California. Full-time, 9 month, continuing status track faculty appointment. PhD in Sociology. Start Date: August 2011
Deadine: Open until filled

National Nurses United - Educators & Researchers

National Nurses United (NNU) AFL-CIO, the nation's largest nurses' union and professional association, seeks experienced Educators and Researchers to assist in developing labor oriented educational programs nationwide for Registered Nurses. Click NNU title above. Click Organize with Us. Click NNU Jobs. Click Educators and Researchers (NNU)-Oakland, CA.

Research School on Social Sciences - PhD Scholarships

Twenty-two PhD Scholarships in Three Programmes, Research School on Social Sciences, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Deadline: Mon. June 6

Co-Chair Internship, Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, London, United Kingdom. MA required.
Deadline: Wed. June 15

U.N. University Office - Jr. Fellow Interns

Junior Fellows Internship Programme, August 2011, United Nations University Office, New York City
Deadline: Wed. June 15

Bielefeld - PhD Grants

Winter Term Grants for International Doctoral Candidates, Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany. Oct. 1, 2011- Feb. 29, 2012.
Deadline: Wed. June 15

NORC - Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Center on the Demography and Economics, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships. PhD required. U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Previous research in demography or the economics of aging not necessary, but future commitment is. To apply, email cover letter, research agenda, CV, two letters of recommendation, and writing sample, in PDF format, to: Dr. Sara Leitsch, Associate Director of Training, Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging, The University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637; (773)256-6319. Recommendation letters must be signed.
Deadline: Fri. July 1