August 2011 Archives

August 26, 2011 Volume 41, Number 33

8/29 - First faculty meeting, 2:30 pm, 710 Soc Sci
8/29 - Fall Welcome Reception, 4:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci
8/29-9/1 - Graduate Program Orientation Week
9/5 - Labor Day - University closed
9/6 - Fall 2011 semester begins
9/9 - Robert Fox farewell

Dissertation Defense - Elaine Hernandez

Elaine Hernandez will defend her dissertation, "The Unintended Consequences of Biomedical Advances," TODAY Fri. Aug. 26, 1:00-3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 1:00-1:30 pm. Her Advisor is Prof. Rob Warren. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Elaine, to be held 3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

New Staff

The Department of Sociology announces two new staff members: Nadine Kottom-Dale, Principal Office and Administrative Specialist; and Rebecca Drasin, Graduate Program Associate. Welcome to the Sociology Department, Nadine and Becky!

Faculty Meeting

The first Fall 2011 faculty meeting will be held Mon. Aug. 29, 2:30-4:30 pm. NOTE room: 710 Social Sciences Bldg. Staff are welcome to attend.

Fall Welcome Reception

The Graduate Program's 2011 Fall Welcoming Reception for visiting scholars and graduate students will be held immediately following the faculty meeting, 4:30-6:00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg. Catered hors d'oeuvres and open bar! Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Farewell Party - Robert Fox

A farewell party to salute Robert Fox, Graduate Program Associate, for his years of service and to wish him fruitful California dreamin', will be held on Fri. Sept. 9, 3:30 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All are welcome.

UMD - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Minnesota-Duluth, invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Criminology. Requisition number 173313. PhD by June 30, 2012, in the fields of Anthropology, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Justice Studies or Sociology.
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

UMN - Teaching Specialists

The Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, invites applications for part-time, temporary teaching specialists to teach day or evening courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students, 2011-2012. Requisition number 171539. MA, ABD or higher degree. Prefer teaching experience in introductory-level courses.
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

St. Kate's - Adjunct Instructor

The Department of Sociology, St. Catherine University, invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor, Fall 2011, to teach two sections of Principles and Concepts of Sociology. MA in Sociology and teaching experience; prefer PhD or ABD. To apply, mail or email cover letter, CV, official transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation to: Human Resources, Requisition #11F41, St. Catherine University, 2004 Randolph Ave, F-17, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Contact: Nancy Heitzeg
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

Harvard Academy Scholars - Pre/Post Docs

The Academy Scholars Program, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, invites applications for four two-year appointments from recent PhDs or advanced graduate students, who focus on non-Western areas. The program provides stipends, research and travel funds, and office and administrative support.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

SOM Conference - Faculty and Grad Students

Call for presentations for the Sociologists of Minnesota Conference, Religious Changes in a Volatile World, Thurs-Fri, Oct. 13-14, Hindu Temple of Minnesota, Maple Grove. Keynote Speaker: Prof. Penny Edgell, "The Pig is Not the Problem: New Approaches in the Study of Religion In Society." Student research poster session, Thurs. Oct. 13. To submit a presentation and/or poster, contact: Prof. Dave Berger (MA, 1987, UMN), President-elect; Inver Hills Community College; (612) 332-9872
Deadline: Immediate

e-CASE and e-Tech 2012 Conference

Call for papers for 2012 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology, e-CASE and e-Tech, Hong Kong, March 30-April 1, 2012.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15

ISA Logic and Methodology Conference

The Research Committee on Logic and Methodology in Sociology (RC33), International Sociological Association, issues a call for papers for the International Conference, University of Sydney, Sydney Australia, July 9-13, 2012.
Deadline: Thurs. Dec. 1

August 19, 2011 Volume 41, Number 32

8/20-23 - ASA Meetings, Las Vegas
8/29 - First faculty meeting, 2:30 pm
8/29-9/1 - Graduate Program Orientation

Dissertation Defense - Elaine Hernandez

Elaine Hernandez will defend her dissertation, "The Unintended Consequences of Biomedical Advances," Fri. Aug. 26, 1:00-3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be 1:00-1:30 pm. Her Advisor is Prof. Rob Warren. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration for Elaine, to be held 3:00 pm, 915 Soc Sci. All current department members are welcome to attend.

Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Conversation with New York Times columnist and author, Thomas Friedman, "That Used To Be Us: How American Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back," Fri. Sept. 9, 5:00 pm, Ted Mann Concert Hall.

University of Zurich - Assistant Professor

The Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development, University of Zurich, invites applications for an Assistant Professorship of Life Course and Competence Development in Childhood and Adolescence. Three year appointment with the possibility of extension for another three years. Functional knowledge of German required. To apply, submit CV, list of publications, list of courses offered in the past, and list of research projects to: Dekanat der Philosophischen Fakultät, Universität Zurich, Rämistrasse 69, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland. Also required: email one single PDF file of all documents.
Deadline: Thurs. Sept. 15

Stanford University - Asst / Assoc

The Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, invites applications for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. PhD in sociology considered. To apply, upload CV, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

Dartmouth College - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Dartmouth College, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start Fall 2012. Areas open; prefer research design, including qualitative methods. To apply, send CV, a statement of current research and teaching interests, one or two samples of written work, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, 6104 Silsby Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755-3547.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

Washington University - Asst / Assoc

The Department of Political Science, Washington University, invites applications for positions to start Fall 2012 or later. To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference, and writing samples to: Prof. Jim Spriggs, Chair, Department of Political Science, 207 Seigle Hall, Campus Box 1063, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63130. Create online profile, complete online application, and upload applications materials.
1) Job ID 22300
Two tenure-track Assistant Professors. Open subfield specialization within American politics.
2) Job ID 22301
Tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor in American Politics; theoretical and empirical approaches and rigor; open subfield specialization within American politics.
Deadlines: Sat. Oct. 1

UC-Merced - Asst / Assoc / Full

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts, University of California-Merced, invites applications for one position, either Full/Associate or Assistant Professor in Sociology. Specialization in race and ethnicity; substantive focus on immigration and immigrant experiences, economic inequality, labor markets, health and well-being, or education. Apply online. Upload cover letter, CV, statement of research, teaching statement, three writing samples, and a list of three references. Assistant candidates (only) should email references send letters.
Contact: Nella Van Dyke
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

Binghamton University - Assistant Professor / Open

The Sociology Department, Binghamton University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to start Fall 2012. Specialization open. To apply, email cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, and samples of written work. Subject line: RECRUITING.
Deadline: Mon. Oct. 3. Position open until filled.

University of Missouri - Assistant Professors

The Department of Sociology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, invites applications for two Assistant Professors of sociology, start Fall Semester 2012.
1) Demography - Urban or aging/gender/life course studies; also, demography in open areas.
2) Qualitative Methods - research area open
For both, PhD with expertise in demography. To apply for both positions, combine all materials (CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, two publications, and contact information for three references) into one document and upload as resume attachment (11MB maximum). Limit document name to 50 characters. For questions, contact: Prof. Deborah Smith, Search Chair
Deadlines: Demography Tues. Sept. 27; Qualitative Methods Wed. Oct. 5

Emory University - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Emory University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start Fall 2012. Area of social inequality: social class, gender inequality, or race/ethnicity; other substantive areas of health, culture, and social psychology. To apply, email as one PDF file cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, no more than two samples of publications or other written work, and three letters of reference. Or mail to: Social Inequality Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322. Contacts: Prof. Alexander Hicks, Chair Search Committee, or Ms. Maggie Stephens
Deadline: Mon. Oct. 10

Northwestern University - Assistant Professor

The Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in technology and social behavior. Start Sept. 1, 2012. Possible areas: human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, social computing, communication and information infrastructures, language and behavior in virtual communities, and the study, design, and development of media and social networks. Search number 17673. To apply, email cover letter, CV, a publication or work in progress, evidence of teaching, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Darren Gergle, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15

UC-Santa Barbara - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology at the University of California-Santa Barbara, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in social demography. To apply, submit cover letter, CV, samples of recent publications and syllabi, and a list of references to: Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9430.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15. Position open until filled.

University of Toronto - Assistant Professor

The Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto-Scarborough, invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor in the sociology of culture, to start July 1, 2012. Sociology Reference number 1100777. To apply, e-mail cover one or two PDF files with letter, CV, a writing sample, and teaching dossier, in one or two files. Arrange for three referees to e-mail letters of recommendation emailed to: Prof. Matt Hoffmann, Chair, Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto-Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4
Deadline: Mon. Oct. 17

University of Texas-Austin - Two positions

The Department of Sociology, University of Texas-Austin, invites applications for several positions:
1) Assoc / Full
Collaboration with the Population Research Center. Tenured Associate or Full Professor, starting Fall 2012. Open areas. To apply, email copies of cover letter, CV, writing sample, and the names of three references to: Prof. Debra Umberson, PRC Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology.
2) Asst / Assoc
Collaboration with the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor, starting in Fall 2012. Areas: sociology of Latin America and/or the Caribbean, with substantive expertise in the sociology of development (broadly defined). Other areas open. PhD by August 2012. To apply, email PDF copies of: cover letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Javier Auyero, LLILAS Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology.
Deadlines for both positions: Fri. Oct. 21. Positions open until filled.

Community Program Assistants - Graduate Students

The UMN Department of Family Medicine and Community Health invites applications for two Community Program Assistants (20 hours/week) to conduct data collection and program administration for the healthy youth development and tobacco use prevention research project, Padres Informados, Jovenes Preparados. Oral proficiency in Spanish and English required. To apply, upload applications materials; UMN requisition number 173491

National University Singapore - Post Doc

The Sociology Department, The National University of Singapore, invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellowship in Quantitative Research in Family, Children and Youth, Social Inequality, Demography in China. PhD degree in Sociology. Areas: family, children and youth, social inequality, demography, or social changes in China. One year appointment may be renewed.
To apply, email CV and personal statement to: Prof. Jean Yeung
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 30

Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award - Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award which recognizes graduate students who show exemplary promise as future leaders of higher education.
Deadline: Mon. Oct. 3

Berkeley Journal of Sociology - Call for Papers

The Berkeley Journal of Sociology invites submissions that interrogate the political, cultural, social, and technological facets of "the popular."
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 22

August 12, 2011 Volume 41, Number 31

8/20-23 - ASA Meetings, Las Vegas
8/29 - First faculty meeting, 2:30 pm
8/29-9/1 - Graduate Program Orientation

National TRIO Award - Prof. Joyce Bell

Prof. Joyce Bell (PhD 2007; Sociology, University of Pittsburgh) was awarded a National TRIO Achiever's Award by the Council for Opportunity in Education. TRIO is a set of federally-funded college opportunity programs that support disadvantaged students for college degrees. Prof. Joyce previously received the 2008 Minnesota TRIO Achiever Award. Congratulations, Joyce!

Walker Art Museum - Exhibit Town Hall

As a part of the forthcoming exhibition Baby Marx, the Walker Art Musuem, Hennepin Ave. So., Minneapolis, the UMN Political Science Department and the Walker will host a Town Hall-style debate, Sat. Aug. 13, 2:00 pm.

University of Queensland - Lecturer/Research Fellows

The Institute for Social Science Research and the School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, are currently advertising two joint appointments in Life Course and Longitudinal Social Research. The positions are Lecturer/Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer/Senior Research Fellow. Fixed term for three years with possibility of renewal. For queries, contact: Prof. Janeen Baxter; 61-(07)-3365-2871
Deadline: Sun. Sept. 18

Cornell University - Two Assistant Professors

The Department of Sociology, Cornell University, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors, starting date of July 1, 2012. PhD in methodological orientation; secondary area open. Upload cover, CV, writing samples, and three letters of recommendation.
Deadline: Thurs. Sept. 15. Open until filled.

University of Illinois - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Illinois-Chicago, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor, subject to availability of state funding. Start August 2012. PhD in quantitative methods; and work/organizations/economy or race/ethnicity/gender. Submit cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, CV, and writing samples online. Position number 11514. Email three letters of recommendation. The final authorization of this position is subject to availability of state funding.
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 23. Position open until filled.

University of Wisconsin - Assistant/Associate/Open

The Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, invites applications for three positions. Start August 2012. PhD required. Email CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching experience, no more than three writing samples, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Mara Loveman, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison WI 53706-1393. Letters of recommendation may also be mailed.
1) Assistant or Associate Professor. Open specialization.
2) Assistant or Associate Professor. Center for Demography of Health and Aging and Center for Demography and Ecology. Demography, health, family, aging, life course, migration or related fields.
3) Open Rank. Criminology; Criminal Justice.
Deadlines: Thurs. Sept. 15

GLBTA Programs - Student Interns

The GLBTA Programs Office is currently hiring Student Interns for 2011-12. Contact: Ross Neely, Assistant Director, (612)626-8086
Deadline: Immediate. Position open until filled.

Hennepin-University Partnership - RA

The Hennepin-University Partnership, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, invites applications for a half-time RA Position for 2011-12. UMN Requisition number 173386. Contact: Anna Schlesinger, (612)625-9885
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 9

University of Michigan - Assistant Professor

The Interdisciplinary Program in Organizational Studies and the Program in the Environment, University of Michigan, invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Start Sept. 1, 2012, pending funding approval. Areas: organizational aspects of domestic and/or international policy-making, advocacy, activism and regulation related to environmental issues. To apply, email CV, representative chapters and/or articles, brief summaries of present research, future research plans, teaching philosophy, interests, and evidence of teaching excellence. Arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Prof. Victoria Johnson, Search Committee Chair, Organizational Studies Program, University of Michigan, 713 Dennison Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

ISA RC04 and RC 34 Conference

International Sociological Association Research Committees RC04 (Education) and RC34 (Youth) invite paper proposals for an ISA Interim Conference, "Transitions," Jan. 13-15, 2012, Tampa, Florida.
Abstract Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

ETA Paper Program

The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration invites applications for the 2011 Employment and Training Research Paper Program and invites doctoral candidates and postdoctoral associates to apply.
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 16

August 5, 2011 Volume 41, Number 30

8/20-23 - ASA Meetings, Las Vegas
8/29 - First faculty meeting, 2:30 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg
8/29-9/1 - Graduate Program Orientation, schedule TBA

Successful Defense - Nicole MartinRogers

Nicole MartinRogers successfully defended her dissertation, "Individual, Family, and Community Factors that Predict Economic Self-Sufficiency: An Analysis of Minnesotans Who Receive Community Action Agency Services," on Aug. 1. Her advisor is Prof. Phyllis Moen. Nicole is currently Survey Research Manager at the Amherst Wilder Foundation, St. Paul. Congratulations, Nicole!

MPC Seminar

The Minnesota Population Center presents a special seminar, "The Effect of Women's Employment on Fertility: A Comparison of Four Institutional Settings," Prof. Haya Stier (Sociology and Labor Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel), Mon. Aug. 8, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room 50 Willey Hall.
http://www.pop.umn.edu/

University of Florida - Research Coordinator

The Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, invites applications for a Research Coordinator 3. MA or PhD to work full-time on a large state health services evaluation project. Apply online. Requisition number 0808420
Deadline: Thurs. Aug. 18

University of Sydney - Professor

The School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney,invites applications for a Professor in Sociology and Social Policy. Submit online. Reference number 3580/1010. For specific enquiries, contact: Dr. Catriona Elder, +61-2-9036-9483. For recruitment enquiries, contact: Rodney Waterson, +61 2 8627 1214
Deadline: Wed. Aug. 31

Tuebingen University - Junior Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Tuebingen, invites applications for a Junior Professorship in Sociology, starting April 1, 2012. PhD with strong record of empirical research. Research focus on the analysis of mobility processes and their consequences (migration and integration, social mobility). Email application to: Prof. Dr. Josef Schmid, Dean, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Tuebingen University, Nauklerstr. 48, 72074 Tuebingen, Germany
Deadline: Sept. 12

University of Massachusetts - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to start Fall 2012. Ph.D. by Sept. 2012 in labor movements, the sociology of work, globalization, immigration, political economy, public policy, labor history and law, organizing and collective bargaining. To apply, upload via https://academicjobsonline.org, or mail cover letter, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Joya Misra, Recruitment Committee Chair Search R40270, Department of Sociology, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-5725
Deadline: Fri. Sept. 16

Purdue University - Assistant/Associate

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor position, 10-month appointment, in early childhood development and education (including special education,) human development, or developmental psychology. Posting numer 002492-2011. To apply, mail cover letter, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference to: Rita Hipps, Administrative Assistant, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, 1202 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055. For questions, contact: Prof. Karen Diamond, Chair of Search Committee.
Deadline: Mon. Sept. 19. Open until filled.

Purdue University - Multiple positions

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, invites applications for multiple positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor ranks, 10-month appointments, in health and developmental/family processes. PhD in human development and family studies or related area. Start Aug. 2012. Posting number 002488-2011. To apply, mail cover letter, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference to: Rita Hipps, Administrative Assistant, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University, 1202 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055. For questions, contact: Prof. German Posada, Chair of Search Committee.
Deadline: Mon. Sept. 19. Open until filled.

University of Massachusetts - Two Open Assistant/Associate

The Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, invites applications for two open area positions.
1) Tenure-track Assistant Professor
PhD by Sept. 2012. Include reference number R# 40271 in application.
2) Advanced Assistant or early Associate level
Reference number R# 40269
To apply, upload via https://academicjobsonline.org, or mail cover letter, CV, writing samples, and three letters of reference to: Prof. Joya Misra, Recruitment Committee Chair Search R40270, Department of Sociology, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003-5725
Deadlines: Fri. Sept. 30

University of South Carolina - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2012. PhD degree in social psychology. To apply, submit cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and writing samples to: Prof. David Willer, Chair, Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology, Sloan Room 321, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 1

Brigham Young University - Open Ranks

The Department of Sociology, Brigham Young University, seeks applications to fill Full-time (continuing faculty status) Tenure Track and Visiting positions to begin Sept. 1, 2012, pending budget funding. All ranks and areas of specialization will be considered. PhD required. To apply, upload via https://yjobs.byu.edu, a letter of application and CV. In addition, mail three letters of recommendation and writing samples to: Chair, Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology, 2008 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
Deadline: Mon. Oct. 3

University of Nebraska - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, to start August 2012. Open areas, but prefer family, demography, health, social inequality, or related fields; and teach quantitative methods. Apply online. Requisition number 110570. Complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form. Email cover letter. CV, three writing samples, and three letters of recommendation to: Prof. Julia McQuillan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 711 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0324.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15. Position open until filled.

Indiana University - Assistant Professor

The Department of Sociology, Indiana University-Bloomington, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Open areas; prefer qualitative methods. PhD by Sept. 2012. To apply, email cover letter, CV, and writing samples to: Prof. Eliza Pavalko, Chair, Department of Sociology, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 744, 1020 Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover.
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15. Open until filled.

Indiana University - Joint Position

The Departments of Sociology and Statistics, Indiana University- Bloomington, invites applications for a Joint Tenure-track Associate Professor in Sociology and Statistics. Expertise in advanced statistics and quantitative methodology; PhD in Sociology, Statistics or a related field. To apply, email cover letter, CV, writing samples, and contact info for references to: Prof. Scott Long, Search Committee Chair, Departments of Sociology and Statistics, Indiana University, Ballantine Hall 744, 1020 Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405-7005
Deadline: Sat. Oct. 15. Open until filled.

UMN Consortium on Law and Values - Associate Director

The Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment, and the Life Sciences; and the Joint Degree Program in Health, Environment and the Life Sciences, University of Minnesota, invite applications for a full-time Associate Director of Research and Education. To apply, submit online a cover letter, CV, two writing samples, and names of three references. Requisition number 173071. For questions, contact: Carol Rachac, Associate Program Director,
(612)625-3356
Deadline: Position open until filled.

Community Justice Project - Volunteer Mentors

The Community Justice Project, a non-profit collaboration between the Minneapolis Police Department and the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches, invites applications for mentor volunteers. The volunteer commitment is four flexible hours a month for one year. Mentors must be at least 21 years old, sober one year if chemically dependent, and off paper for one year if an
ex-offender. For questions, contact: Jennifer Edel, Coordinator of Training and Community Partnerships, Community Justice Project, 1001 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407; 612-721-8687, ext 318.
Next training: Sat. Sept. 10.

AERA Grants

The American Educational Research Association Grants Program is accepting proposals for its two research initiatives:
1) AERA Dissertation Grants
2) AERA Research Grants
For questions, contact: Mr. Ming Lowe, (202)238-3200, ext. 227
Deadlines: Thurs. Sept. 1