Job Posting: Research Positions at Data & Society

Data & Society Job Posting – November 2018
Researcher, Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative (2 positions)

Data & Society is seeking two Researchers for their Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative.

About Data & Society
Founded in 2013, Data & Society is a NYC-based independent research institute. We operate as a dynamic intellectual nonprofit with strong recognition in the technology, academic, and policy sectors. Our work advances public understanding of the social and cultural implications of data-centric technologies and automation. Through interdisciplinary research and engagement, we work to ensure that knowledge guides development and governance of technology.

About the Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative
The Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative researches emergent disruptions in the labor force as a result of data-centric technological development, with a special focus on structural inequalities.

Open Positions
We are hiring for two research positions in Data & Society’s Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative.

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Job Posting: Assistant Professor Position at Queens College

The City University of New York Career Opportunity
QUEENS COLLEGE
Rank: Assistant Professor
Queens College—City University of New York
Employment level: Tenure Track
Category: Sociology, Data Analytics
Website: http://www.qc.cuny.edu

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Sociology seeks to fill a vacancy at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a tenure track position set to start in Fall 2019.

We are seeking candidates with a strong empirical bent and expertise in advanced analytics techniques, whether quantitative or qualitative. Area of specialization is open, but the ideal candidate will have a research agenda that applies computational research techniques to mainstream sociological topics. We seek a candidate who can, in addition to producing cutting edge research, help us to move our curriculum forward at both the MA and BA level, which share an emphasis on data analytics.

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Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at the University of Toronto

The Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019.

Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Industrial Relations or a cognate Social Science discipline by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

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Job Posting: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research

The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. Recent social science PhDs (including Sociology, History, Communications, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Anthropology) whose research focuses on gender with an intersectional perspective are eligible. We encourage scholars with a strong interest in interdisciplinary methods to apply.

While in residence at the Institute, postdoctoral scholars are expected to participate in Clayman Institute activities throughout the academic year in addition to pursuing their own research.

Postdoctoral scholar responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing articles for our research publication, Gender News
  • Working with Graduate Dissertation Fellows
  • Participating in our leadership program for graduate students
  • Attending our regularly scheduled faculty luncheon discussions
  • 50% percent of the postdoctoral scholars’ time is dedicated to her/his/their own research
  • Additional information and a FAQ can be found on the Clayman Institute website.

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Job Posting: WFRN Executive Officer

The Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) is currently seeking an experienced professional for the position of Executive Officer. The WFRN is a non-profit (501-c-3) membership organization. We are an interdisciplinary and international community of work and family researchers that also welcomes the participation of policy makers and practitioners. The mission of WFRN is to promote knowledge and understanding of work and family issues among the community of global stakeholders.

As a fairly new organization, we are in search of an Executive Officer who can help create an exciting, relevant, and sustainable plan for WFRN moving forward. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the association, the Executive Officer will need to represent work and family scholarship and cultivate enthusiasm for the association and its work. The Executive Officer works collaboratively with the elected WFRN Executive Committee (which functions as the board of the association). The position is designed as a supplement to a faculty position (e.g., providing summer salary or a stipend) or may be administered as an independent contract.

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Job Posting: Faculty Position (all ranks) in Federmann School of Public Policy and Government

The Federmann School of Public Policy & Government at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, invites applications for a full-time tenure track/tenured position in all sub-fields relevant to Public Policy, starting July 1, 2019 or soon thereafter. The position can be filled at any research faculty rank, from Lecturer (equivalent to assistant professor) to Full Professor. PhD in any field in the social sciences or law is required. Candidates with PhD in other fields (e.g. computer science, medicine) will also be considered, depending on the relevance of their expertise to public policy. Priority will be given to candidates whose research and teaching expertise can contribute to the aim and purpose of the school in the fields of policy and public administration.

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Job Posting:TT Assistant Professor Position at Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis strives to understand the origins and reproduction of social inequality. Our particular areas of focus include race/ethnicity, gender, the sociology of work and the workplace, immigration, social movements, and economic inequality. In keeping with this mission, we invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position from candidates with interests in social inequality broadly defined, including its various dimensions and consequences, mechanisms of reproduction and change, and political responses. As we work to develop a new Ph.D. program, we are especially interested in candidates whose research methods will contribute to a rigorous and methodologically diverse graduate curriculum.

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