OOW faculty and graduate students might be interested in the upcoming Arizona Methods Workshops hosted by the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona.  This year, we will offer workshops on survey design, R, Atlas.ti, data science, experimental designs, and machine learning.  All graduate students are welcome to apply for the Scott R. Eliason award that covers workshop fees.

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The Department of Sociology at the University of California-Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track position in the sociology of gender and sexualities at the rank of Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will have an active research agenda and a strong commitment to quality teaching. Candidates should also have a PhD in Sociology. Scholars utilizing all methodological approaches are welcome to apply. The Department is particularly interested in 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, curriculum vitae, samples of recent publications and syllabi (if available), and statements on research, teaching, and contributions to diversity. A minimum of three letters of recommendation is required. Materials must be submitted electronically via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00828 and received by, November 1, 2016.

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LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 
Fellowship Period: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019
Application Deadline: November 7, 2016

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan is excited to announce the LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, a major initiative aimed to promote a diverse scholarly environment, encourage outstanding individuals to enter academia, and support scholars committed to diversity.

This two-year fellowship program provides early career faculty with dedicated research time, mentorship, travel funding, and professional development opportunities to prepare scholars for possible tenure-track appointments in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Fellows will teach one course each year.

LSA hopes for multiple fellows to be selected each year and placed throughout the College, so we encourage wide dissemination of this announcement to networks in any LSA discipline.

Candidates whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in LSA are encouraged to apply.

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University of Arizona School of Sociology. We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin Fall 2017, contingent upon availability of funding. We seek candidates with expertise in the field of race and ethnicity. The search will continue until the position is filled; applications received by October 24 are assured full consideration.

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The Department of Sociology (http://dornsife.usc.edu/soci/) in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, with an anticipated start date of Fall 2017. We seek applicants in the area of Social Movements with a specialization in race and/or immigration. The position will offer opportunities to affiliate with campus research centers engaged in social analysis. The Ph.D. is required by time of appointment.  In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser:  http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/71499 . The applicant should upload a letter of interest that addresses research and teaching, a CV, representative scholarly papers or chapters, and the names of three referees who can be contacted by USC for a letter of reference.

Screening of applicants will began October 1, 2016 and is continuing. Inquiries may be sent to socisearch@dornsife.usc.edu.

OOW Section member, Carolyn Perrucci, has recently published a new journal article on publishing trends in sociological journals:

Robert Perrucci, Mangala Subramaniam and Carolyn C. Perrucci, “Who Publishes in Leading Sociology Journals, 1965-2010?” Pages 77- 86 in Earl Wright II and Thomas C. Calhoun (eds.), What To Expect and How to Respond: Distress and Success in Academia. Rowman and Littlefield: 2016.