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MSU - Adjunct

The Department of Sociology and Corrections, Minnesota State University-Mankato, invites applications for two adjunct positions:
1. Sociological Theory, Fall 2014, Tuesdays 4:00-6:45 pm, MSU-Mankato campus.
2. Graduate Seminar in Sociological Research, Spring 2015, MSU-Bloomington campus.
Contact: Prof. Luis Posas, (507)389-2257.

Stockholm University - Professor

The Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, invites applications for a Professor of Sociology with an emphasis on level of living research (family life, education, working life, economic circumstances and health). Apply online. Reference number SU FV-1595-14. Contacts: Profs. Anders Björklund, +46 (0)8 16 34 52; and Michael Tåhlin, +46 (0)8 16 31 81. For application questions, contact: Camilla Mogemark, +46 (0)8 16 20 48.
Deadline: Sept. 22

Oxford - Postdoctoral Researchers

The Department of Sociology, Centre for Time Use Research, applications for two Postdoctoral Researchers, for four years. Area: quantitative methods. Begin as soon as possible. Apply online. Vacancy ID: 113448.
Deadline: 12:00 Noon, 2 July 2014

Tuebingen, Germany - Junior Faculty

The Department of Sociology, University of Tuebingen, Germany, invites applications for a full-time Junior faculty position. Start: 01 October 2014. Initial period of three years with extension possible. PhD required. Areas: Empirical Social Research, Social Stratification, Education and the Life Course (Prof. Steffen Hillmert). Email application to: Karin Schlotterer, Department of Sociology, University of Tuebingen, Wilhelmstr. 36, 72074 Tuebingen. Germany.
Deadline: 15 July 2014

Leicester, UK - Research Assistant

The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester, UK, invites applications for a one year Research Assistant, in ResponsiveGov and Localmultidem projects. For informal enquiries, contact: Dr. Laura Morales, phone +44-0116-252-2727 or email.
Deadline: 19 June 2014

GESIS, Germany - Team Leader

The German Social Science Infrastructure Service, Mannheim, Germany, invites applications for a Team Leader for the department, Monitoring Society and Social Change. PhD required. Start 01 October, initially for four years. For questions, contact: Prof. Christof Wolf, phone +49 621-1246-153 or email.
Deadline: 23 June 2014


Bath, UK - Research Associate

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, invites applications for a one year postdoctoral Research Assistant. Start 1 August 2014. Reference number: CC2486. Required: PhD; STATA, software such as MLwiN and/or aML. Comparative analyses on "Gender, Family and Intergenerational Inequalities" project with Profs. Lynn Prince Cooke and Paul Gregg.
Deadline: 01 July 2014


UMN Writing Program - Teaching Consultant

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program, University of Minnesota, invites applications for a Curriculum / Writing in the Disciplines Teaching Consultant. Start Sept. 2014. Visit UMN Employment System. Requisition number 191632.
Deadline: June 23

Goethe University - Postdoc / Predoc Researchers

The School of Social Sciences, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, invites applications for two postdoctoral and three predoctoral research positions, on the European Research Council (ERC) funded project, "Corroding the Social? An Empirical Evaluation of the Relationship between Unemployment and Social Stratification in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Countries." PI: Prof. Markus Gangl. Begin Sept. 1. Initial contract duration 2 years; contract extension maximum of five years for all advertised positions. MA or PhD. Areas: social stratification; panel data; and cross-national comparative research. To apply, email cover letter and CV as a single PDF, to the Prof. Dr. Sighard Neckel, Dean of the School of Social Sciences. Subject Line: Reference Number 19/2014. For questions, contact: Prof. Gangl.
Deadline: June 25


CURA FIRP - Research Assistant(s)

Profs. Jack DeWaard and Zack Almquist invite applications for one (possibly two)
Research Assistant(s) for 2014-15, on a grant from the Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP) grant, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). Position(s) will implement methodology developed by the professors to estimate/impute tract-to-tract migration flows using the IRS county-to-county migration flow data and US Census data. Prefer proficiency with R programming language (training offered July/August); and programming experience. Areas: Demography or Methodology. To apply, email cover letter and CV to: Profs. Zack Almquist and Jack DeWaard. Interviews June 15-30.
Deadline: Fri. June 13