The Brown University Department of Sociology seeks applications for an appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2017, for a scholar with a specialization in the area of organizational studies and entrepreneurship. Within this focus, we particularly seek candidates who conceive their work broadly, and whose work contributes to the larger discipline of sociology. The new faculty member will join a growing community of scholars associated with Brown’s newly created Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and will participate actively in teaching undergraduates interested in organizational studies and entrepreneurship. A successful candidate must have an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, a proven record of research funding, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.

Candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names of five references who would be contacted at the appropriate time by the search committee. To receive full consideration applications must be received by October 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and minorities are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Send materials to: apply.interfolio.com/37132

The Markets and Management Studies Program (MMS) at Duke University seeks applicants for an open rank Professor of the Practice position, a non-tenure track but regular rank faculty position.

The Professor of the Practice track at Duke is parallel to the tenure track, and affords possibility for reappointment and promotion.  The position will come with an initial four-year contract that is renewable, subject to review, beginning with a start date in July or August 2017.  The position will be located administratively in the Department of Sociology with teaching responsibilities in Duke’s MMS Program.  A Ph.D. in Sociology or an allied social science field (Psychology, Economics, Management, Marketing, Organizational Behavior and so on) is required, along with two years of teaching experience.  The position will have a 3-3 teaching load, which is adjustable downward for possible administrative duties in MMS.

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Section member, Kumiko Nemoto, recently published a new book: Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan (ILR/Cornell University Press, 2016)

Abstract

The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated women and the passage of legislation on gender equality. In Too Few Women at the Top, Kumiko Nemoto draws on theoretical insights regarding Japan’s coordinated capitalism and institutional stasis to challenge claims that the surge in women’s education and employment will logically lead to the decline of gender inequality and eventually improve women’s status in the Japanese workplace.

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Boston University Questrom School of Business – Faculty Opening

The Organizational Behavior Department at the Questrom School of Business, Boston University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor position starting July 1, 2017, pending budgetary approval.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in organizational behavior or a related field (e.g., sociology or psychology).  Prospective candidates must demonstrate the following: a track record of producing original and innovative scholarly work of the highest possible quality and impact, the ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the ability to provide intellectual and institutional leadership.

Interested candidates should send the following by email to Prof. Michel Anteby, Chair of the OB Search Committee, questromob@bu.edu:

  • A cover letter stating their interest and qualification
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Research and teaching statements
  • Representative publications

Application Deadline: September 15, 2016.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job ID: 12103
Institution: Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
Department: Sociology
Position/Rank: Academic Positions: Associate/Full Professor
Areas/Special Programs: Class Inequality. Labor and related fields
For additional information on this position (including how to apply), visit the ASA Job Bank at http://jobbank.asanet.org.
Description: Class Inequality, Labor, and/or related fields — Associate/Full Professor
Location: Tufts University, Boston, MA

The Department of Sociology and the American Studies Program invite applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor of Sociology, to begin July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in sociology or a related field, a demonstrated record of academic research and publications deserving of tenure, and a demonstrated record of high quality teaching of undergraduates. The candidate is expected to provide future leadership for the inter-disciplinary American Studies Program, including directing the program. Candidates’ research and teaching should specialize in class inequality, labor, and/or related fields. Candidates who can teach social theory are especially encouraged to apply.

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Conference January 28-29 2017 

Nietzsche & Critical Social Theory – Affirmation, Animosity, Ambiguity

This conference aims to bring together several areas of critical theory and practice, in order to consider their relation to the thought of Friedrich Nietzsche and the traditions of critical social theory most influenced by Nietzsche, including, but not limited to, the Frankfurt School and post-structuralism.

The conference will be held at Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on the campus of San Diego State University. Our keynote address will be given by Dr. Douglas Kellner.

Coordinators:

Dr. Michael James Roberts, San Diego State University
Christine A Payne, University of California San Diego

Please see: http://nietzsche.sdsu.edu/index.html for more information.