The Department of Sociology, Social Work & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2016. We seek a candidate prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sociological theory as well as other courses depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs. We also seek candidates whose research agenda addresses issues of social policy and health in ways that complement current faculty expertise in our three graduate specialization areas (Labor Markets & Social Policy, Environment & Community Sociology, and Demography). Preference will be given to applicants who contribute to two or more specialization areas.
The Faculty of Arts invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Sociology, with anticipated start date of July 1, 2016. We expect that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of full Professor; however, exceptional candidates at the senior Associate Professor level also will be considered. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., a distinguished record of research preferably in any of the Department’s broad areas of specialization, a strong commitment to advancing all areas of research, a demonstrated commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and possess a track record of successful graduate supervision. The Department is committed to international visibility, research excellence and societal impact.
Submissions should include a letter of application and curriculum vitae sent to Laura J. Hart, Manager, Dean’s Office, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). At a later stage of the process, long-listed candidates will be asked to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange to have four confidential letters of reference sent directly to the Dean’s Office. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Sociology at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announces two job openings that may be of interest to OOW members. Please see the details on each position below.
Washington University in St. Louis invites applications from outstanding scholars and teachers to join our recently re-established Department of Sociology. We are authorized to fill two tenure-track assistant professor positions. Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. in sociology or finish the Ph.D. by July 1, 2016. Duties include research for scholarly publication, teaching, student advising, and participation in department planning and university service. Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and especially encourages applications from women and members of under-represented and minority groups. Salary, teaching requirements, and research support will be highly competitive.
Applications should be received by October 1, 2015 if at all possible, but the search committee will consider applications until the positions are filled.
The Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) is seeking applicants for 2016 Early Career Work and Family Fellowships. The goal of the program is to help promising young scholars establish career successes, as well as connect them to the WFRN community. Fifteen scholars will be selected for the program. Fellows receive a one year membership in the WFRN, conference registration, and $500 to help defer expenses to attend the 2016 WFRN Conference (to be held June 23-25 in Washington DC). At the conference, special events will be targeted to serve interests of fellows, including networking opportunities with senior scholars and teaching/research workshops. In addition, fellows will be connected with one another in periodic encounters beyond the conference, intended to facilitate collaboration and peer-mentorship. To be eligible, candidates must have received their doctorate in 2013 or later and have yet to progress into tenured or secure senior level positions. Eligibility is not restricted on the basis of national location. Information about the program and application materials can be found at https://workfamily.sas.upenn.edu/content/early-career-fellowship-program. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 15, 2015. Questions about the program can be addressed to the program director, Stephen Sweet at SSWEET@ITHACA.EDU.
Information about these positions can be found at the following links:
PhD Level: https://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/15-160.html
Postdoc/Assistant Professor Level: https://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/15-159.html
The University of Virginia Department of Sociology seeks to fill a non-tenure track Lecturer position during the 2015-2016 academic year. The initial one year appointment may be renewable for an additional year contingent upon funding, satisfactory performance, and departmental teaching needs. A teaching load of 2-2 is anticipated, and compensation will take the form of part-time salary with part-time benefits. This appointment is not eligible for ECE (Expectation of Continued Employment). Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology, Crime and Deviance, Environmental Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality. Applicants must be on track to receive a PhD in the relevant field by May 2015 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis beginning May 13, 2015.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, cover letter, statement of teaching, and complete contact information for three professional references.