June 2012 Archives

June 28, 2012 Volume 42, Number 25

7/4 - July 4th - University Closed
7/9 - MPC Summer Seminar

Alum Career Change - Prof. Bush

Prof. Diane Mitsch Bush (PhD 1979), is leaving academe, including positions at the University of Arizona and Colorado State University. She is the Democratic Candidate for the Colorado House District 28. Good Luck, Prof Bush!

Jacob Book Prize - Prof. Page

Prof. Josh Page was awarded the Herbert Jacob Book Prize for his book, "The Toughest Beat: Politics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California." The prize is given by the Law and Society Association and is intended to recognize new, outstanding work in law and society scholarship.

MPC Summer Seminar

Prof. Quoc Tran (Statistics, UW-Madison) presents "Model-Specific Representativeness of Data After Record Linkage," Mon. July 9, 12:15-1:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Mayo Clinic - Postdoc Fellowship

The Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, invites applications for a Network Scientist/Postdoctoral Fellowship (Ad ID Number 490). There is potential for collaborative opportunities at Arizona State
University. PhD required. Experience with network data, analysis of organizational and social networks, behavioral or social sciences research, quantitative research, and grant writing. To apply, email CV and bibliography, names and email addresses of three references, to: Danielle Wright, Mayo Clinic, 13400 East Shea Blvd., MCCRB C-301,Scottsdale, AZ 85259; phone: (480)301-6870. For further questions, contact: Dr. Scott Leischow.


June 21, 2012 Volume 42, Number 24

7/4 - July 4th - University closed

Wake Forest - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Wake Forest University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Start Fall 2013. PhD by August 2013. To apply, email cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and writing sample. Subject Heading: Applicant's Name. Submit Letters of Reference and questions to: Chair, Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109; (336)758-5495.
Deadline: Sept. 17

Powell Center for Women's Health - Annual Conference

"A Focus on Mature Women's Health," Mon. Sept. 24, 8:00 am-3:30pm, McNamara Alumni Center. Keynote Speaker, Prof. Pauline Maki (Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Illinois-Chicago), presents "Hormone Influences in the Brain." Registration is now open! For questions, email or phone (612)626-1125.
Abstract Deadlines
Award and Oral Presentation: July 9
General poster session: Aug. 31

June 14, 2012 Volume 42, Number 23

6/1-6/15 Main Office in 1114 Soc Sci Bldg
6/18 Main Office in 909 Soc Sci Bldg

Sociology Department - Main Office Move

The newly renovated Main Office of the Dept of Sociology will be open in 909 Soc Sci Bldg on Monday June 18.

University of Surrey

The Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, invites applications for two positions:
1. Lecturer in Sociology - Ref 8790
2. Reader/Professor in Sociology - Ref 8791
Apply online. Alternatively, contact: Leonie Burton, Phone: 01483 689955. Email or mail application to: Leonie Burton, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom. For questions, contact: Prof. Rachel Brooks
Deadline: July 2

MSU - Graduate Research Migration Conference

An interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Migration Without Boundaries," Oct. 5-6, Michigan State University-East Lansing, announces a call for papers. Email submissions and questions.
Deadline: July 16

European Social Survey - International Conference

Under the auspices of the Cyprus' Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European University Cyprus will host an International Conference, "Cross-National Evidence from European Social Survey: Exploring Public Attitudes, Informing Public Policy in Europe," Nov. 23-25, Nicosia, Cyprus,
Deadline: June 15

June 7, 2012 Volume 42, Number 22

6/1-6/18 909 Main Office Temporarily Moving up to 1114 Soc Sci
6/8 - May Session ends
6/11 - Summer Session begins

Motley Teaching Award - Prof. Aminzade

Prof. Ron Aminzade has been awarded the College of Liberal Arts Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award for 2011-2012, for his contributions to the department's teaching mission. Congratulation, Prof. Aminzade!

Humphrey Institute

Former German Ambassador to the U.S., Wolfgang Friedrich Ischinger, presents, The World In Turmoil; Challenges Emerging from the Post Financial Crisis Era, Mon. June 11, 3:00-5:00 pm, Humphrey Institute, Forum, 2nd floor. Free. RSVP.

Allen University - Assistant Non-Tenure

The Department of Sociology, Allen University, Columbia, SC, invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor position. Start Fall 2012. Teaching emphasis. Completed terminal degree or in progress. To apply, mail or email cover letter; CV; completed Allen University Employment Application; and contact information for three professional references. to: Allen University, Office of Human Resources, 1530 Harden Street, Columbia, SC 29204.
Deadline: Immediate. Open until filled.

Humboldt State University - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Humboldt State University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Criminology and Justice Studies, Job # 7536. To apply, email as one PDF document in the following order: Cover Letter (include Job # 7536 reference); CV; Teaching Philosophy; Application for Academic Employment; graduate transcripts; and syllabi and student evaluations to: Alicia Persson, Administrative Support Coordinator, (707)826-3139. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately. For questions, contact: Prof. Jennifer Eichstedt, Chair, Search Committee, (707)826-4949.
Deadline: Sept. 17

University of Luxembourg - Associate

The Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education, University of Luxembourg, invites applications for an Associate Professor in Youth Studies, Ref. F3-030008.
Deadline: June 15

City University of Hong Kong - Assistant/Associate

The City University of Hong Kong, China, invites applications for the following positions:
1. Assistant/Associate in Public Policy, Ref. C/142/09
2. Assistant/Associate in Housing and Urban Studies, Ref. C/143/09
3. Assistant/Associate in Social Entrepreneurship, Ref. C/144/09
Deadlines: June 25

William T. Grant Foundation Fellows

The W. T. Grant Distinguished Fellows program for mid-career "influential" researchers provides up to two years funding to spend time in residence at a policy or youth-service-providing institution to further their research. To apply, submit a 3-5 page letter of inquiry. Contact: Anna Brailovsky, Coordinator, CLA Office of the Dean
Deadline: August 1


ANZSOC - Call for Abstracts

Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference, "Public Criminologies: Crime, Power and Marginalization," Nov. 27-29, University of Auckland, Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Nov. 26.
Abstract submission Deadline: June 30