Lecturer in International Management, Loughborough University London Campus

Dear Colleagues,

Lecturer in the UK is equivalent to an assistant professor in the US. Loughborough is a highly ranked research university in the UK. The London campus only teaches grad students (MS & PhD). The Institute of International Management is a critical institute consisting of sociologists and political economists, focusing on work, management, organizations and governance in comparative perspective. Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Matt Vidal

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Job Posting: Postdoc at the Center for Employment Equity, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Center for Employment Equity, University of Massachusetts, Amherst is searching for a Post-Doc researcher.  The position has primary responsibility to manage the development of a user friendly data platform to give citizens – job seekers, economic developers, employers, journalists, activists, etc. – access to EEOC data on employment quality and discrimination complaints. Tasks will include developing a series of reports on employment equity and a linked web based data platform aimed at broad dissemination of employment equity data to various publics. The core data for this project are contemporary employer reports on private and public sector employers generated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as well as individual discrimination complaints to the EEOC. Initial work on developing the data portal and initial reports are nearing completion. Future work will focus primarily on both policy oriented and basic science research and research dissemination. You will work closely with the project PIs and one or more Ph.D. level research assistants. Current projects include studies of LGBT and sexual harassment discrimination complaints, employment diversity in Silicon Valley Tech firms, Black and Hispanic access to living wage jobs. Funding is currently available for two years.

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Job Posting: Postdoctoral Fellowships at Washington University in St. Louis

The Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization at Washington University in St. Louis that combines academic research with public policy analyses. The Center’s unique leadership team is comprised of a leading political scientist, a renowned economist, and a prominent business leader. The Center was created in 1975 as the Center for the Study of American Business under the direction of Murray Weidenbaum and renamed in his honor in 2001. The mission of the Center is to serve as a bridge between policymakers and scholars by supporting scholarly research, public affairs programs, and other activities at the intersection of government and business — addressing some of the most important public policy issues facing America.

The Center is pleased to announce a new postdoctoral position to begin Summer of 2018.

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Postdoctoral Fellow on a Project about Responding to Crises in Science with New Models of Practice and Organization

Application review begins March 15, 2018

 The Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) at the University of California at Los Angeles (www.socgen.ucla.edu), invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position beginning July 1, 2018.  The Institute for Society and Genetics, housed in the Division of Life Sciences at UCLA, is an interdisciplinary research and teaching unit focused on issues at the intersection of biology and society.  The successful candidate will work with Drs. Aaron Panofsky and Christopher Kelty on an NSF funded project (Grant # 1734683) about the dynamics and implications of recent projects, organizations, and reforms seeking to improve the robustness and reliability of biomedical and behavioral science by tracing examples of contemporary controversies surrounding, for example, the reproducibility crisis, post-publication peer review, “predatory” publishing. The postdoctoral fellow will support the PIs by conducting interviews and participant observation, collection and management of textual materials, the management of student researchers, data analysis, and write up of results.

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Job Posting: 1-year Term Appointment at Grinnell College

The Department of Sociology at Grinnell College invites applications for a one-year term appointment (beginning Fall 2018). Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Research and teaching interests are open but might include: political economy, comparative and historical sociology, or global sociology. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. The successful candidate should plan to teach 1-2 introductory courses, 1 theory course, and offer 1-2 courses in their area of specialization. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/areas/sociology.

A link to the full posting can be found here: https://jobs.grinnell.edu/postings/1988


Job Posting: TT Position at Elmhurst College

Elmhurst College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Sociology with focus in gender, inequality, and/or social work. Secondary areas in human services, youth populations, special needs populations, and/or families is a plus. The new faculty member will also contribute to the social work program and coordinate student internships. Main teaching responsibilities include Sex and Gender, Social Inequality, the half-credit Capstone Seminar, and other courses based on interest and expertise.  The teaching load is six full-credit courses per year.

Minimum Qualifications:
Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. Candidates should have a commitment to creating inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. A PhD in Sociology or closely related field is required by September 1, 2018.
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