The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University seeks a post-doctoral researcher interested in at least one of the following areas of scholarship: social movements, collective behavior, networks, and organizational theory. We particularly encourage scholars to apply who have advanced quantitative training, programming skills, and familiarity with “big data” methods. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in sociology, communications, political science, or information sciences. The application deadline is March 2.
Research in the Sociology of Work (Emerald) is accepting manuscripts for Volume 26, focusing on “Immigration and Work.” (Expected publication early 2015). We invite manuscripts that address issues of immigration and work broadly defined, such as entrepreneurship, labor markets, low-wage and high-wage work, technology, globalization, equity and discrimination, and racial/ethnic relations in the workforce. Submissions may be quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods. We welcome submissions from all fields. Submissions should be 8,000 – 10,000 words. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is May 15, 2014.
The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track position in Criminal Justice at the Assistant Professor level beginning in fall 2014. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Sociology with specialization in criminology is required at the time of appointment. The candidate will teach courses in Elite Deviance and other core criminal justice courses. Additionally the candidate will teach Introduction to the Criminal Justice System on the Flint campus and in UM-Flint’s Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP) off-campus program. The teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester. Candidates specializing in white-collar/corporate crime and cybercrime will be given preference. Candidates should submit a letter of application with clear teaching/research agendas, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching excellence, and a writing sample. All documents should be addressed to Dr. Kenneth Litwin, Criminal Justice Search Committee Chair, and sent via email to Lynne McTiernan (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications begins January 31, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. For additional information, please consult our website at www.umich.edu/~jobs. At Detailed Search enter job ID 89566. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Summary. The General Social Survey invites proposals to add questions to its anticipated 2016 survey. Proposals will be accepted on the basis of scientific quality and scholarly interest. Outside funding is not necessary. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2014.
OOW Council has decided to add an OOW Referendum for your consideration on the Spring ASA ballot. You may vote Yes or No.
If passed, the Referendum would change our existing practice of selecting our Student Council member. We currently appoint the Thompson best paper awardee to the position of Student Council member. Those members have served us well. However, this practice precludes us from recruiting and selecting from some of the other very active and able students interested in serving the Section. If passed, the Referendum would change the practice to electing one of two Students running for this position. As another policy matter, the Council will set up – on a trial basis – a larger Student Affairs committee to help lead the Section’s efforts of serving the graduate student community, student involvement in Section activities, and increasing student recruitment.
2014 New Year and Renewed Memberships: Please renew your membership in the ASA and the OOW Section: http://www.asanet.org/members/joinasa.cfm
Vicki Smith’s Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia, (Sage 2013) has been named one of Choice magazine’s “Outstanding Academic Titles” of 2013.
The submission site for the 2014 Annual Meeting has opened; the deadline is January 8, 2014: http://www.asanet.org/am2014/am2014.cfm The Call for Papers includes seven submission-based sessions from the OOW Section:
|· Getting a Job – 40 Years Later: Advances in Labor Markets and Networks Research (co-sponsored with Section on Economic Sociology).
· Changes in Employment Relations and Their Consequences
· Organizations and Social Inequality
· Work and Family: New Challenges, New Directions
· Work and Occupations Inside Organizations
· Work, Careers, Organizations, and Labor Markets in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Fields
The OOW Section encourages nominations and self-nominations for our leadership positions: Chair Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, and Council. By December 9, please forward names to the Chair of the Nominations Committee, Martin Ruef(Duke) at email@example.com. The other committee members are Emily Barman, Erin Leahey, and Woody Powell.
STANDING WORKING GROUP (SWG) 7
VISUALIZING INSTITUTIONS AND KNOWLEDGE
SUB-THEME FOR THE 30TH EGOS COLLOQUIUM IN ROTTERDAM, JULY 3-5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
Markus A. Höllerer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Walter W. Powell, Stanford University, USA
Tammar B. Zilber, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel