This Fall, the Brown University Sociology Department will be recruiting for a tenure track position in Organizational Sociology, at the Assistant Professor level. We’ve defined our search as broadly as possible, and we’d welcome applicants from any field in the general domain of Organizational Sociology, Economic Sociology, Work and Occupations, and Organizational Theory. We’re particularly interested in candidates who can build on our department’s strengths in development, environment, health, urban studies, demography, and spatial analysis, or who can connect in interesting ways with Brown’s interdisciplinary activities in entrepreneurship, innovation, international studies, and healthcare.
The Human Resource Studies Department of the ILR School, Cornell University, has two openings for new tenure track or tenured faculty members beginning in August, 2015. Rank is open. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong research and publication record commensurate with their rank.
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.
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 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.
The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a position in immigration at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a colleague who will increase the Department’s graduate and undergraduate teaching capacity in quantitative methods, and we are particularly interested in scholars of Latin American immigration. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda, a strong commitment to quality teaching, and a substantive research agenda that complements one or more of the Department’s areas of strength. We especially encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, samples of recent publications, syllabi (if available), and at least three letters of recommendation. Materials may be submitted electronically viahttps://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/. Applications received before October 3, 2014 will receive full consideration, although the position will remain open until filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Department of Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara
The Brown University Sociology Department has just received authorization for a one- or two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in organizational sociology. A few noteworthy features of the position:
– The position is neither an adjunct lectureship nor a post-doc, but rather a named visiting assistant professorship: The Pearson Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Organizational Studies.
— The teaching load is quite reasonable (one course per semester).
— The search has been defined broadly, to welcome applicants from all fields at the intersection of Organizational Sociology, Economic Sociology, Work and Occupations, and Organizational Theory.
— Brown offers a vibrant organizations community, with a lively graduate program, engaged and intrepid undergraduates, and a very livable locale.
— Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, with a strong commitment to fostering diversity at all levels. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
— Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio, using the link in the attached position listing.
— Review of applications will begin on May 1 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Pearson Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology/Organizational Studies
Department of Sociology
The Sociology Department of Brown University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Organizational Studies, to begin 1 July 2014. Renewal for a second year is contingent upon funding.
We welcome applicants from all fields at the intersection of the Sociology of Organizations and Occupations and Organizational Theory.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by 1 August 2014. The successful applicant will teach one undergraduate course per semester in Organizational Studies, and will engage in research within the field of organizations. Preference will be given to candidates who can offer courses on topics that are likely to generate strong undergraduate interest and to applicants who have prior teaching experience and publications within the broad area of Organizations. Applicants should propose an undergraduate course designed to be taught in either an open-enrollment lecture/discussion format or a limited- enrollment seminar format. The course should directly employ the theories and frameworks of Organizational Behavior and/or Organizational Theory; it should focus primarily on organizational processes and phenomena; and it should thoroughly incorporate organizational analysis into its discussions and assignments. A wide range of substantive topics are acceptable. Examples include: organizational networks; organizational change; workers and workplaces; occupations and professions; non-profit organizations; healthcare organizations; political and governmental organizations; organizations and development; entrepreneurship in non-Western societies; and global and cross-cultural business. In addition to interacting with Brown’s energetic and engaged undergraduates, visiting assistant professors are encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of the Brown Sociology Department and the program in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations (BEO), including colloquia, social events, and an ongoing graduate student/faculty Organizations Reading Group. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with a growing body of scholars at Brown who are engaged in research in fields related to organizational studies, technology management, entrepreneurship, finance and operations research. Applications should include (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement including ideas for courses within Organizational Studies, (4) a 2-3 page course proposal which includes a description of the course, an example of typical readings, and an assignment/evaluation plan, and
(5) the names, positions, and email addresses of three references who can write letters of recommendation.
The review of applications will begin on May 1 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Send materials to: http://apply.interfolio.com/24571