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The Department of Sociology at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for an appointment at the rank of assistant professor (beginning or advanced) or associate professor. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda that complements our department’s commitment to critical sociology and broad sociological thinking.   We will consider applicants whose current research is in any field(s) but will prioritize those whose research and/or teaching is connected to the sociology of the environment, technology, aging, life course, health (physical, mental) and/or healthcare.   We encourage applications from those who have the ability to successfully seek external grant support, whether as an individual or collaboratively.

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Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has enjoyed an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative center of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage the 30,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Belonging to the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, the University of Groningen is truly an international place of knowledge.
The Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences is a center of knowledge focusing on individuals and society. The faculty studies issues relating to human behavior, the relationships between people, and society as a whole. This includes the study of how people function under normal circumstances, but also of the problems encountered by individuals or groups, and how these can be resolved or prevented.
This Assistant Professor position is situated within the department of Sociology. This department is responsible for teaching at bachelor and (research) master level. The department is member of the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) (see:

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The Associate Director (AD) leads the Institute’s strategic focus, operations, and academic and community relations. The AD manages the Institute team and reports to the Executive Director as a member of the Executive Committee that includes members from the Institute and the Center. The AD works with the Faculty Director to set the annual thematic focus and guide the research agenda.

Interested candidates please submit your application at Job # 68110.

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of the environment, beginning August 1, 2016. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in applied social science research on socio-environmental factors impacting communities in the United States. Teaching interests and collaboration with others in promoting community resilience; renewable energy, alternative agriculture and food systems, green economic development and technology, and other projects related to the human dimensions of ecosystem management and environmental policy would also be welcomed.

Our environmental faculty collaborates on educational and research projects with variety of departments and groups within the university (e.g., Offices of Sustainability, the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment, the Sustainable Studies Working Group, the Water Resource Research Center, the Center for the Study of Social Justice, the Human Dimensions Research Lab, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, Environmental and Global Studies and Geography). The Department helped to establish environmental sociology within the discipline and we are looking for a scholar who will add to its reputation as a leader in this field. We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to our strength in social justice and whose research resonates with our other programs in political economy, globalization and criminology. The Department has a strong international reputation for excellence, has a vibrant intellectual culture, and is undergoing a period of expansion. Applicants must demonstrate promise of distinguished scholarship and excellent teaching, as well as experience or strong commitment in seeking external funding. Situated near the Smoky Mountains, our department offers a supportive and collegial atmosphere in which scholars make a variety of important contributions to the world. The Ph.D. in Sociology or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Review of applications will begin October 12, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, CV, three letters of reference, two samples of writing, and a teaching statement to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Robert Emmet Jones (via email to: For more information on the department, please see our website. (

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Department: Sociology 

Position: Social Stratification 

Rank: Assistant Professor to Associate Professor 


The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for an anticipated tenure track position in the field of social stratification, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, to commence autumn semester 2016. We seek candidates who are well-grounded on topics of social inequality and stratification and have an established and active research record in these regards. It is expected that this person will also help us build links to interdisciplinary research centers and programs at the university. We seek candidates who will maintain vigorous research programs, actively seek external funding, contribute to both graduate and undergraduate teaching, and provide service to the department and the profession. This position is partially funded by Ohio State’s Discovery Themes Initiative “Translational Data Analytics” which is assembling a critical mass of scholars who apply data analytics to scientific problems across all disciplines. Therefore, candidates who employ quantitative models and methods and who have experience working with large and/or complex data will receive preference in our deliberations. 



Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related field, by the start of employment, and to present evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. 


About Columbus: 

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at


Application Instructions: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by October 2, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a signed cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected written work, and three signed letters of recommendation (on official letterhead). Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: Inquiries may be directed to

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for an open rank position in health management. The expected starting date is August 2016; and the teaching load and salary are competitive.

The Desautels Faculty of Management has over 70 full-time professors, of which about 20% are primarily interested in health management research and well connected to the research hospitals of the McGill University Health Centre as well as to health policy makers. The teaching programs in the area of health management include a Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program in Healthcare Operations and Information Management for PhD students, a joint MD-MBA program with the Faculty of Medicine, and an International Masters in Health Leadership program for practicing managers.

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The School of Public Policy is actively seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position at the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta, Georgia.  The position is in the fields of institutional and organizational analysis and policy process, with a focus related to one or more of the School’s major emphases in science and technology policy, environmental and energy policy, information and communication policy, regional innovation, social and urban policy, or ethical inquiry in policy research and teaching.  Our work benefits from synergies with the Institute’s tradition of innovative interdisciplinary research, as well as the Institute’s world-class engineering curriculum.  Basic job duties will include teaching, research, and service activities for the school.

Applicants should submit: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three publications; 4) research and teaching statement, including concrete descriptions of future research plans and teaching interests; and 5) names and contact information of three academic references.  Please apply using the on-line application process at  Direct any questions by email to with “pubpol” in the subject line. Applications are due December 1, 2015.

The School of Public Policy has 30 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs.  See our webpage at for more information. The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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