Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

We are recruiting for an assistant professor in our sociology department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). As the ad mentions below, we are targeting our search to candidates who specialize in medical sociology, and specifically studying the health of sexual and gender minority (SGM) people. If you know of any outstanding folks on the job market who fit the bill, please ask them to apply or contact our search committee chair (Mieke Beth Thomeer: mthomeer@uab.edu).

Thanks!

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The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a start date of August 2022.  We seek a candidate with demonstrated scholarship in medical sociology, specifically in studying the health of sexual and gender minority (SGM) people with an emphasis on inequities in health status and/or health care access and utilization. Preference will be given to candidates who take an intersectional perspective that recognizes the complexities of cross-cutting social positions such as race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Sociology or related field, a record of strong independent research, experience with or potential for obtaining external funding, and a strong commitment to quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

The department offers a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology and a B.S. and Ph.D. in Medical Sociology. Research in the department focuses on medical sociology and health-related topics. Currently, the department has about 75 undergraduate majors, 25 Ph.D. students, 75 professional master’s students, and 13 full-time faculty members with anticipated growth in the next few years. See the department website for more information: http://www.uab.edu/cas/sociology/.

Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching are prominent, and the Department of Sociology collaborates closely with multiple units across campus. For example, our current faculty members participate in several interdisciplinary research centers on campus including the Nutrition Obesity Research Center, the Minority Health Disparities Research Center, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. UAB also has close community ties with many organizations serving the needs of SGM people (see: https://www.uab.edu/soph/home/giving/magic-city-lgbtq-health-studies-endowed-professorship/community-connections ).

With over 21,000 students and 2,200 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 15 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in the state. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, with over one hundred countries represented on campus. More information about UAB is here: https://www.uab.edu/didyouknow/ Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and offers a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasures the rich diversity of our student body and we are committed to their success.  Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our value for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community.

To apply, please use this link: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/9650 Applicants are required to upload a cover letter, current CV, research statement, teaching statement, writing sample and evidence of teaching excellence (optional). Please provide the name and email for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to Mieke Beth Thomeer, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology Department, mthomeer@uab.edu.  

Job Posting: TT Open Rank at McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management

Tenure-Track Position(s) in Strategy & Organization
Desautels Faculty of Management McGill University

Position Summary

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management invites applications for one or more open rank tenure-track positions in the Strategy and Organization Area, pending budget approval. The start date for the position is August 1st, 2022. Candidates must have (or be near completion) of a Ph.D. in management, entrepreneurship, strategy, or organization theory, or in a related discipline including sociology and economics. Applicants demonstrating outstanding potential who are doctoral students and plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2022 will also be considered. We have a particular interest in candidates with research and teaching focused on organization theory, sustainability, strategy, and/or entrepreneurship. Applicants in other sub-disciplines will also be considered.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to advance a cutting-edge, compelling, and impactful research agenda. The ideal candidate will have evidence of effective teaching,  an experience-appropriate record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, and clear promise of conducting innovative and important research publishable in the top journals in strategy and organization studies such as those listed on our Desautels 22. Successful candidates are also expected to work actively with doctoral students, to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and contribute to the administration of the Area and Faculty. While located in the vibrant bilingual city of Montréal, teaching and administration at McGill is done in English.

McGill University

McGill is a leading research-intensive university located in the heart of Montréal. With more than 80 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Desautels Faculty of Management is committed to continued growth. The Faculty has 2300 B.Com. students, 250 MBA/ EMBA/ MM students, 76 Ph.D. students, as well as a wide range of executive education offerings. 

Faculty members in the Strategy & Organization Area conduct research with a variety of approaches in strategy, organization theory, international business, entrepreneurship, and innovation, including management in developing and transition economies, not-for-profit organizations, and environmental and social issues. Professors have diverse disciplinary backgrounds, and enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors.  McGill’s emphasis is on research quality, innovation, and impact.

McGill is located in Montreal, a UNESCO City of Design since 2006. Montreal offers a true joie de vivre, boasting an experience between North America and Europe. It is a bilingual city with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse and dynamic cultural offerings, numerous leisure and recreational activities, and country getaways within a short driving distance. Housing costs, government-funded health care, subsidized day care and free public primary and secondary education help make living in Montreal more affordable. It is also family-friendly and deemed the 4th best city in North America for quality of life in the 2018 Mercer survey.

More information about the Desautels Faculty of Management and the Strategy & Organization Area can be found at: www.mcgill.ca/desautels/about  

Compensation levels, teaching load, research funding, and travel support are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application process and deadline

These materials must be submitted through WorkDay: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) CV; (3) a brief research statement; (4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy plus documentation of teaching effectiveness (if available); (5) three letters of reference (preferably also sent electronically); and (6) copies of representative research article(s), including the full paper you would present if invited for a campus visit. Doctoral candidates and recent graduates should submit work from their dissertation.

Workday application is available here:

McGill-Desautels Assistant-Professor-Strategy & Organization

Any questions about the position or receipt of materials should be addressed to strategyrecruiting.mgmt@mcgill.ca  

All application materials should be submitted electronically by October 1, 2021.

Only complete, electronic submissions are accepted. 

The cover letter in the application may be addressed to:
 
Robert Nason, Strategy & Organization Area Coordinator
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

Review of materials will begin shortly after the due date above and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. Short-listed candidates invited to meet with members of the Faculty should expect to interview either virtually or, if health and safety standards allow it, in-person in Montreal as of October 2021.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca  or phone at 514-398-2477. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor in Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy is seeking applications for a tenure-track position, Assistant Professor rank. We are seeking a Ph.D. specializing in organization theory, public administration, or public management.

Applicants may be from a variety of disciplinary and field perspectives in keeping with the interdisciplinary profile of our School. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

We also wish to expand our existing strengths in one of the core areas of the School: science, technology and innovation policy; climate, energy and environmental policy; information, communication, and cybersecurity policy; philosophy and ethics; and data analytics and other research methods. Our work in these areas benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class programs in the sciences, engineering, computer science, design and planning, and business. We are also looking to expand our expertise in health policy in a way that complements our other strengths. Job duties will include research, teaching and advising students, and service activities at Georgia Tech.

The School of Public Policy has 30 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs. See our webpage at http://spp.gatech.edu/ for more information. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three publications; 4) a research statement, including descriptions of future research plans; 5) a teaching statement, including descriptions of teaching interests; and 6) contact information of three academic references.

Please apply at: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=3000&JobOpeningId=227192&PostingSeq=1

Direct any questions by email to facsearch@pubpolicy.gatech.edu.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by September 1, 2021 for optimal consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled.

A Ph.D. in organization theory, public administration, public management, or a related field is required. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institution activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

For more information, contact John Walsh (jpwalsh@gatech.edu).

Job Posting: 2 TT positions at Cornell’s ILR School

Cornell’s ILR School invites applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions with planned start dates of August 2022, one for a person with expertise in macro-OB/organization theory, and the other for a person with expertise in human resource studies. We will consider applicants at all ranks for each position, but will give preference to senior scholars (associate or full) for the macro-OB position in the Department of Organizational Behavior, while junior scholars will be given preference for the HR position in the HR Studies Department.

The submission deadline for both openings is October 1, 2021. To be considered for the Organizational Behavior position, please apply via Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18951. To be considered for the Human Resource Studies position, please apply via Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18950. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Questions about these positions should be directed to Professors Pam Tolbert (pst3@cornell.edu), Diane Burton (burton@cornell.edu), Ben A. Rissing (rissing@cornell.edu), or JR Keller (jrkeller@cornell.edu). The ILR School is also recruiting in the Department of Labor Relations, History and Employment Law.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor in Management & Organizations at the Questrom School of Business, Boston University

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor inManagement and Organizations, pending Provost budgetary approval.  The department seeks to add to its vibrant community of scholars.  Applicants working in areas related to the Future of Work or to Diversity, Inclusion and Equality, broadly construed, will be given priority. 

We actively seek to diversify our faculty and student ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor and can be a source of insight and excellence.  We seek to cultivate an inclusive atmosphere of respect for all individuals without barriers to participation or access. 

The anticipated start date for this faculty position is July 1, 2022. 

Prospective candidates should have the following: 

  • A Ph.D. in management or a related field, such as psychology or sociology. 
  • High potential for producing original and innovative scholarly work of the highest quality and impact. 
  • High potential for teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. 
  • A desire to contribute to the intellectual community of the M&O department and the School of Business. 
  • A commitment to our institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.
      
    Interested candidates should send the following by email (qstmo@bu.edu) to Professor Michel Anteby, Chair of the Search Committee:   
  • a cover letter stating the position, their interest, and qualifications 
  • a curriculum vitae 
  • statements of research and teaching interests and accomplishments, including teaching evaluations if available 
  • representative publications and/or working papers 
  • three letters of recommendation 
      
    Application Deadline: We will accept applications until the position is filled, although first consideration will be given to completed applications received by September 15, 2021.

    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 Posting: TT Assistant Professor at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Management of Organizations group with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

For more information and to apply: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03051

Applications will be accepted through September 1, 2021.

Job Posting: Assistant Instructional Professor at the University of Chicago

The Harris School of Public Policy invites applications for an Assistant Instructional Professor in Public Policy Studies, a dynamic, multidisciplinary major grounded in the social sciences, with substantial inputs from economics, sociology, political science, and law, among other disciplines.

The hire will be expected to contribute to the Public Policy Studies major by developing coursework that contributes to the Public Policy Studies core and elective curriculum, mentoring individual undergraduate theses, assisting in program administration, and building learning experiences that engage students with relevant professional communities. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a desire and ability to teach Policy Implementation, a key component of our core curriculum—particularly those candidates with scholarly expertise in the sociology of organizations and/or program or policy implementation expertise. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with experience related to teaching undergraduate practicum courses (courses that involve student field research in service of a government or community-based client). Candidates with expertise in a substantive policy area, including but not limited to health policy and education are particularly welcome.

The position will be a two-year, renewable appointment to begin on or after September 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have a PhD or terminal degree in the social sciences or law and a proven record of teaching excellence and mentoring in at least one field relevant to public policy. A track record of research publications or practitioner experience are also highly desired. Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. by the start date and teaching experience. The Assistant Instructional Professor will teach 4-6 courses per academic year, depending on non-classroom responsibilities.

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

 Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic job board at: http://apply.interfolio.com/90621.

Applicants are required to upload the following materials: 1) a letter of application 2) contact information for 2 references; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) teaching statement that describes prior teaching experience, pedagogical approaches, expertise in public policy studies, and experience mentoring undergraduate students; 5) teaching evaluations and 6) sample syllabi. Review of applications will begin on August 16, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor of Sociology at Macalester College

Macalester College

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure-Track) – Inequality (Structural or Relational) 

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2022. We seek to hire a sociologist whose primary teaching and research interests are in structural or relational approaches to inequality. Potential areas of substantive emphases include, but are not limited to, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Sexualities, Sociology of Health and Illness/Medical Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Education, or Sociology of Work. The ideal candidate could also contribute to the teaching of undergraduate research methods (quantitative and/or comparative-historical methods). A conferred Ph.D. in sociology by the beginning of appointment is required. Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and evidence of scholarly promise. The normal teaching load is 5 courses/year. Successful applicants may also contribute to the advancement of one of the College’s interdisciplinary programs, including American Studies, Education Studies, Environmental Studies, International Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Community and Global Health, or Urban Studies. Submit materials to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18815. Applications received before October 1, 2021 will be given first consideration. For questions about the position, please contact Erik Larson at larsone@macalester.edu. Please also see the ASA Job Bank for further details (position #17009).

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor in Organizations and Entrepreneurship at at the University of Pittsburgh

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for a full-time, tenure stream Assistant professor in Organizations and Entrepreneurship starting Fall 2022 (contingent on budgetary approval and upon authorization to work in the US).   The Latinx position will be located within the Organizations & Entrepreneurship Group in the Katz School. Members of this Group are both active leaders in research in such areas as entrepreneurship, strategy, ethics/business & society, macro and micro organization theory, and human resources, but as well have headed scholarly associations in their areas and held senior editorial positions in their journals. We seek applicants with research interests related to Latinx entrepreneurship.  The committee is open to many possibilities of Latinx research including implications for social change, inclusive innovation, pathways for immigrants, and/or entrepreneurship and innovation as related to underserved populations. The position requires a strong commitment to excellence in scholarly research with the potential to publish in top ranked journals and a commitment to teaching. The committee is open to both recent graduates as well as early stage assistant professors. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. degree, or have strong prospects for completion prior to the July 1, 2022 start date.

Applicants should have expertise in supporting the University’s strategic goal of becoming a national model demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can imagine and develop solutions to problems and innovative new products and services that create value for themselves, their communities and society. The Katz Business School has a tradition of providing significant support to its assistant professors, including financial support for research, reduced teaching loads, and limited service demands. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to help shape and contribute towards a multi-year and multi-disciplinary strategy for developing a significant entrepreneurship and innovation research program with strong industry and community links.

The University of Pittsburgh is located in Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania.  Pittsburgh annually appears in national lists of America’s most-livable cities due to its reasonable cost-of-living, a strong network of healthcare, education and corporate employers, its vibrant arts and culture offerings and local sports teams.  The benefits of working at the University of Pittsburgh include, an amazing array of benefits, university onsite daycare, a broad array of educational and growth opportunities for the employee and family members, and discounted benefits to many of the events in the city.

To apply, send a letter of interest, vitae/resume, a research statement and sample research paper(s), a teaching statement (and any other evidence of your teaching effectiveness, such as a digital teaching portfolio), and three letters of reference. Please direct any questions related to the search to oelatinxfacultysearch@katz.pitt.edu.  Applications should be submitted online via the Application Link. We will be attending the virtual Academy of Management meeting this summer, and will be meeting with prospective candidates. If you are interested in meeting us at the Academy meeting, please submit a letter of interest and your current vita to the web link provided above (in addition to the AOM website) by Friday July 16, 2021. The deadline to submit a completed application is September 1, 2021, or until the position is filled.  We are interested in reviewing applications and inviting candidates to campus in an effort to complete hiring by late 2021.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

https://career-center.aom.org/jobs/14971291/tenure-track-assistant-professor-position-in-organizations-and-entrepreneurship

Job Posting: Research Director of the Equitable Futures Lab at the Institute for the Future

Research Director, Equitable Futures Lab
Institute for the Future (Palo Alto, CA)

Institute for the Future (IFTF) is a 53-year old nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to helping organizations and communities systematically think about the future in order to make better choices today. We produce research, tools, and experiences that equip people with a foresight mindset and the capacity to envision the future and inspire strategic action. We use a variety of analytical and creative techniques to provoke imagination and invite everyone to consider new possibilities. We work in a wide range of domains–work, education, food, health, technology, and others. We collaborate globally with academics, tech innovators, artists, entrepreneurs, and
leaders that inspire new possibilities and collaborative action.

We’re seeking a dynamic and experienced senior research leader with a depth of content knowledge, analytical skills and expertise in one of the domains at the intersection of work, equity, and economics. A successful candidate may have relevant background in such fields as economics, labor, wealth and racial equity, sociology, urban planning, etc. but with an ability to work across multiple domains to help catalyze long-term futures thinking. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team and lead projects and initiatives that support the success of IFTF’s Equitable Futures Lab dedicated to anticipating and providing innovative solutions to the complex
problems of economic inequality.

IFTF offers a creative environment and the opportunity to work with partners and stakeholders of all kinds, including philanthropy, education, government, academia, civic society, and multinational corporations. Think of this position as your opportunity to actively shape the future!

The IFTF Research Director will:

  • Demonstrate content expertise and leadership in one or more areas as described above
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to translate ideas in ways that inspire and facilitate action
  • Design experiences and group processes with an eye toward strategic outcomes
  • Be entrepreneurial and self-directed
  • Bring leadership to the mission of catalyzing change with foresight and having real-world impact
  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with distributed colleagues on ongoing research and a diverse set of projects.

EDUCATION + DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Master’s degree in a related field plus 3-5 years of work experience
  • Deep knowledge of a content area
  • Innovative thinking and ability to approach issues creatively
  • Skilled writer and communicator (required)
  • Demonstrated commitment to and passion for the future
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to work across multiple projects
  • Ability to learn fast, listen, accept feedback, and work with diverse teams
  • Comfortable in a creative, experimental, distributed work environment
  • Self-starter with flexibility and openness to new ideas and methods

TERMS OF POSITION

This position is open until filled and is full-time, based in Palo Alto, California, and includes domestic and some international travel. IFTF is currently working in a distributed virtual environment. The position requires communicating presence and the ability to collaborate remotely.

HOW TO APPLY

Send a cover letter and resume to iftfjobs@iftf.org. Please submit a two-page writing sample of your work.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications without a cover letter, resume, and writing sample will not be considered.

Institute for the Future values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color, LGBT individuals, women, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. IFTF is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Institute for the Future is the world’s leading futures thinking organization. For over 50 years, businesses, governments, and social impact organizations have depended upon IFTF global forecasts, custom research, and foresight training to navigate complex change and develop worldready strategies. IFTF methodologies and toolsets yield uncommonly coherent views of transformative possibilities across all sectors that together support a more sustainable future. Institute for the Future is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, California.