The Department of Sociology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor whose work addresses global economic inequalities and transnational patterns of labor and economic organization. The position entails teaching undergraduate and graduate level Sociology classes and a significant scholarly research program. We will consider innovative work including the impact of global markets, the transnational circulation of persons in relation to global labor markets and migration, and/or the organization and political economy of global organizations that impact upon inequality. Theoretical and methodological orientations are open. A PhD in Sociology or a related field is required by start date. The position will begin Fall 2015 pending budgetary approval. Questions regarding the search should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will begin reviewing applications on October 10, 2014. Applications received after that date cannot be assured full consideration. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and 1-2 writing samples to apply.interfolio.com/25543. We also require three recommendation letters; letters should be uploaded to apply.interfolio.com/25543 as well.
From Andrew Jorgenson:
We are pleased to announce that the new journal Sociology of Development (published by University of California Press) is ready for manuscript submissions! The journal webpage, which includes manuscript preparation information, is here. The manuscript submission webpage is here.
Sociology of Development is a new venue for scholarly work that addresses issues of development, broadly considered. Areas of interest include economic development and well-being, gender, health, inequality, poverty, environment and sustainability, political economy, conflict, and social movements, to mention only a few. Basic as well as policy-oriented research is welcome. The journal further recognizes the interdisciplinary scope of development studies and encourages submissions from related fields, including (but not limited to) political science, economics, geography, anthropology, and health sciences. A foundational principle of this journal is the promotion and encouragement of intellectual diversity within the study of development. As such, the journal encourages submissions from all scholars of development sociology, regardless of theoretical orientation, methodological preference, region of investigation, or historical period of study.
Andrew Jorgenson and Jeffrey Kentor, Co-Editors
Attached to this post is a .pdf file that lists all the very exciting OOW events taking place at this year’s ASA meeting. Highlights include:
Saturday, August 16th:
- Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony: 5:30 – 6:10
- Reception Saturday 6:30 – 8:30 (cosponsored with Inequality, Poverty and Mobility, and Occupations)
- Networking Dinners following the Reception: Join a table of OOW Colleagues at a local restaurant. Contact Kim Fox if you’d like to participate (Kimberly.Fox@bridgew.edu)
Our eight sessions are spread across Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. We’re looking forward to seeing many of you there!
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SCHOOL OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
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The School of Labor and Employment Relations has a vacant faculty position in Human Resource Management or Employment Relations. We are interested in candidates who have teaching and research interests industrial relations, strategy, strategic HR, employment policy, sociology, or other areas where organizations and workplace institutions are a major research interest. This is a full-time tenure-track or tenured position that combines research with teaching in the School’s master’s and PhD programs in human resources and employment relations. The School is an academic unit that concentrates on research and teaching in the HR-ER fields. For more information, please see our website athttp://www.ler.illinois.edu/.
The OOW section announces the formation of a new Student Affairs Committee. The Committee will be chaired by the Student Representative to Council, Kim Pernell-Gallagher during the 2014-2015 year. Its purpose is to serve as a vehicle for addressing the interests of students and engaging them more fully in the life of the Section. The creation of this committee coincides with the transition to an elected student representative to the section council. By drawing on the ideas and energies of multiple graduate students, it is intended that the committee will generate proposals for new initiatives/activities while sustaining a greater critical mass of involvement than a lone student representative could. The members for 2014-2015 are: Curtis Chan (Harvard); Sarah Mosseri (University of Virginia); Hang Young Lee (Duke); Kim Pernell-Gallagher (Harvard — Chair); Laura Rogers (UC San Diego); Jessica Santana (Stanford); Ben Shostakovsky (UC Berkeley). Thank you to OOW Council Members Elizabeth Gorman and Adam Goldstein for chairing the Task Force, which put together the Student Affairs Committee.
The Department of Organizational Behavior in the ILR School at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track position at either the assistant or associate level, to begin August 2015. At the time of appointment, applicants must have completed their Ph.D. in organizational behavior, sociology, or related fields, and should have a strong research record and potential for scholarship in fields related to organizational theory/macro organizational behavior.
On October 2, Google is hosting an invitation-only, interactive event focused on how organizations can improve their people practices and rethink assumptions about what work can be. In addition to talks from people in business, academia, and the popular press, the event will feature a small number of students presenting their own original research.