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.

Paul Adler and colleagues have recently published a handbook that may be of interest to OOW members.  Additionally, an earlier handbook edited by Adler is now available in paperback. Both handbooks are listed below:

  • The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory and Organization Studies: Contemporary Currents, edited by Paul S. Adler, Paul du Gay, Glenn Morgan, and Michael Reed
  • The Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies: Classical Foundations, edited by Paul S. Adler

The table of contents for each handbook can be found below:

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Tenure-track Organizational Behavior & Theory faculty positions opening at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University for appointment at the untenured (Assistant/Associate) level.  Applicants should demonstrate achievement of, or potential for, excellence in research and in teaching MBA, doctoral, and undergraduate students.  Accomplished academic training in organizational behavior or theory, strategy, sociology, psychology, or related fields is required, as well as a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (Fall 2017).  The OBT faculty at the Tepper School specialize in the areas of inter- and intra-group behavior, social networks, and organizational learning with a specific focus on inter-disciplinary and cross-level research. Priority will be given to candidates whose research enhances any of these areas and also considers organizational level phenomena.

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Register now for mini-conference on “Precarious Work: Domination and Resistance in the US, China, and the World,” in Seattle   

The deadline is approaching! We invite you to register by FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, for our conference on “Precarious Work: Domination and Resistance in the US, China, and the World,” to take place on August 19, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. The conference will bring together large groups of researchers from the USA, China, and Canada, as well as scholars from 12 other countries, to present research on a wide range of topics related to precarious work.  Plenary sessions will feature local Seattle activists as well as globally noted scholars.

The complete program is online at http://irle.ucla.edu/events/PrecariousWork.php. You can also register at: http://www.irle.ucla.edu/events/2014/PrecariousWorkRegistration.php, and the deadline is FRIDAY, AUGUST 5. The conference is free to all, but there is a small charge if you wish to receive a box lunch.

The conference will take place Friday, August 19, 2016, at the Broadway Performance Hall, Seattle Central College, in downtown Seattle, Washington, from 9am-6pm, followed by a gala reception in the same location hosted by the ASA section on Labor and Labor Movements. We hope you can plan to be present for the full conference, which will bring together a remarkable set of discussions on precarious work, and stay to enjoy our hospitality after. Please also forward this message to any and all persons you think might be interested. See http://irle.ucla.edu/events/PrecariousWork.php for additional information. If you have any questions, please send them to Brittney Lee at <blee@irle.ucla.edu>.

Please join the Sociology of Medical Education Interest Group for an informal gathering at ASA! We will meet on Saturday, August 20th from 7:30-9:00pm in the Sheraton Hotel Bar.

Our group members conduct research on health professions and medical education (training, socialization, or professionalization, broadly defined). For more information or to be added to the Google group, please contact Kelly Underman (UIC), Laura Hirshfield (UIC) or Alexandra Vinson (Northwestern).

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