Postdoc Position: Postdoctoral Researchers at AxPo Observatory of Market Society Polarization, Sciences Po

General information

Position Definition: Post-doctoral researcher

Location: The postdoctoral researcher will be based at the AxPo Observatory of Market Society Polarization at Sciences Po in Paris, France

Type of contract: Temporary contract

Contract duration: 24 months

Expected hiring date: 1 September 2023

Work time: full-time

Required degree level: PhD in Sociology, Political Science, Economics, or related fields

Application deadline: January 31st, 2023

Learn more about the position and eligibility criteria here.

Applications are invited for two 2-year Postdoctoral Research Positions at the AxPo Observatory of Market Society Polarization at Sciences Po in Paris, France, starting on 1 September 2023.

The purpose of AxPo’s research program is to bring together research in sociology, political science, and economics on multiple forms of polarization which may contribute to the fragmentation of democratic market societies. AxPo will notably focus on socio-economical and socio-political polarizations, and their interrelations.

Qualified candidates will have a background in Sociology, Political Science, Economics, or in related disciplines, i.e. History, Geography, etc.

For further information about AxPo’s postdoctoral research program, see https://www.sciencespo.fr/axpo/.

The annual gross salary will be 40,400 €. Employment in France guarantees full access to healthcare and other social security benefits.

To be eligible, candidates must have defended – or be due to defend – their PhD between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2023. Sciences Po’s working languages are English and French, and speaking French is not a requirement for the position.

The postdoctoral researchers will be expected to undertake research within AxPo’s academic area, broadly defined. Postdoctoral researchers will participate in all academic activities organized by both AxPo Observatory and their host research center in Sciences Po: research seminars, workshops, conferences, etc., and will have the opportunity to organize meetings and workshops on subjects related to their own research.

The deadline for receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is 23.59 EST on Tuesday 31st January 2023.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed [at the beginning of March] and interviews are expected to take place by Zoom in mid-late March 2023].

The online application form is available here: https://forms.gle/vZ1fDQhKRMr1QHeA6

Job Posting: Executive Director of the Climate Jobs Institute (CJI), the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois

The School of Labor and Employment Relations invites applications for the inaugural Executive Director of the Climate Jobs Institute (CJI). The successful candidate will provide visible and compelling leadership to establish the Institute’s reputation as a state, national and global leader in research on workforce, societal and economic impacts of moving toward a cleaner energy future.  Newly established and funded by the Illinois Legislature in 2022, the Climate Jobs Institute will produce high-quality, reliable, and accurate quantitative analysis and research on labor, employment, and the broader social and economic impacts of decarbonization. The Climate Jobs Institute’s research and educational programming will support the State of Illinois’s transition to a strong, equitable decarbonized economy. As the State has established itself as an early mover within the U.S. on these issues, the research conducted by the CJI also stands to have considerable impact on other federal, state and local policies beyond Illinois, making this a particularly timely and exciting opportunity.

Learn more and Apply: https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/37349365

Job Posting: Sciences Po Digital Sociology Research Assistant/ Project Manager

DIGITAL SOCIOLOGY RESEARCH ASSISTANT/PROJECT MANAGER

Le Centre de recherche sur les inégalités sociales (CRIS – Center for Research in Social Inequalities), at Sciences Po in Paris, is recruiting a part-time Research Assistant/Project Manager for disinformation research. CRIS develops cutting-edge research on social stratification and inequalities.

Duties and Essential Job Functions
The person recruited, above all else, will be a “fixer” who knows how to take initiative and can work independently, performing a variety of research duties and administrative tasks, which may include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Organize, recruit, conduct, and code interviews, as needed
  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Create and visualize descriptive statistics
  • Translate social media and other content from French to English, as needed
  • Prepare research applications and reports
  • Collect and analyze descriptive data
  • Summarize project results and prepare progress reports
  • Assist with the preparation of scholarly reports, presentations and articles
  • Organize public reporting of research including web, talks, travel logistics, etc.
  • Prepare, maintain, and update website materials related to the research
  • Support budget management, purchases, and reimbursements
  • Maintain software management and updates
  • Coordinate and communicate administrative details and project files with project team
  • Manage and respond to project related email
  • Attend seminars and meetings as necessary
    Required Qualifications
  • Attention to detail, as well as managing the big picture (a “fixer”)
  • Bilingual in French and English
  • Ability to work independently and a self-starter
  • Willingness to “manage up”: communicating the project’s priorities and seeking feedback, anticipating
    the next steps needed, and ability to offer well-rounded help on a complex project
  • Experience with collaborations and working in teams
  • Communication and organizing skills on all levels (in-person, phone, online)
  • Willingness to learn and expand technical details
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Comfort working with and structuring messy digitized data, and translating digitized data to different
    formats (e.g., raw text, json, xml, csv files)
  • Knowledge of text encoding and decoding (the machine kind, not the xml kind)
  • Some knowledge of data and visualizations
  • Data analysis: qualitative and/or quantitative
  • Social theory

Based in Paris, this is a part-time, 20 hours/week position for at least 18 months, with the possibility of an extension. Monthly salary starts at 1 600 €/month before social charges with benefits. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV both in English, as well as a writing sample, and the contact information of three professional references by December 1, 2022 (or until filled) to this application portal.

Postdoc Position: Sciences Po/CNRS Digital Sociology Post Doc

DIGITAL SOCIOLOGY POST DOC
Le Centre de recherche sur les inégalités sociales (CRIS – Center for Research in Social Inequalities), UMR7049, Sciences Po/CNRS, is recruiting a full-time post-doc position for a disinformation research project.

CRIS develops cutting-edge research on social stratification and inequalities with three objectives:

  • To measure and compare the evolution of social inequalities in France and in contemporary societies;
  • To analyze the mechanisms of social inequalities at several levels;
  • To contribute to the analysis of public policies.

CRIS researchers are internationally recognized for their expertise in the study of social inequalities. Their work covers a variety of fields. Empirical sociology, interdisciplinary openness, theoretical and methodological rigor, and respect for the autonomy of researchers are the pillars of the Center’s scientific policy. As a host laboratory for the Sciences Po doctoral program in sociology, CRIS is distinguished by its commitment to research training. Click here for more information. The disinformation research is a comparative research project between France and the United States, led by Jen Schradie, a digital sociologist at Sciences Po.

Required Qualifications
*Candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
*Survey methods, including designing, implementing, and analyzing survey data
*Computational text analysis/natural language processing
*Statistical Methods and Quantitative Analysis
*Digital Tracing Techniques
*Understanding and use of social theory to frame and drive research questions
*PhD in sociology (or adjacent discipline) by/near date of appointment
*Fluent in English. Working knowledge of French is preferred but not required

Based in Paris, this is a full-time position for at least 18 months, with the possibility of an extension. The applicant will work on disinformation research and will contribute to the research team with research design, data collection, data analysis, theoretical contribution, and article writing. Applicants must be able to demonstrate initiative and be able to work independently while at the same time in concert with the research team. The anticipated start date is in early 2023 (flexibility will be
considered, especially regarding moving logistics)

To apply, please submit a detailed academic CV and cover letter, both in English, as well as an article or publication from your dissertation, and the contact information of three professional references by December 1, 2022 (or until filled) to this application portal. Questions not addressed in this job announcement can be sent to jen.schradie@sciencespo.fr with “Post-Doc Application” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All candidates will be considered, regardless of nationality, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and/or disability.

Job Posting: Tenure-track Professor in Management, Drew University

We created a Business major that we think reflects the liberal arts tradition of breadth and depth of study and which draws upon multiple disciplines and perspectives including (but not limited to) Anthropology, Computer and Data Science, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Would be perfect fit for someone whose work is interdisciplinary. Added perks are beautiful campus and proximity to NYC.

Drew University seeks applications for an open-rank tenure-track Professor in Management beginning August 2023. Apply here.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will teach core and elective courses related to management in our interdisciplinary business program and work closely with our undergraduate students. In addition, they will contribute to a program that values interdisciplinary, experiential, ethical, and global business perspectives. We especially encourage candidates with experience and/or interest in the administration and leadership of academic programs and departments, with the potential of serving in this capacity at Drew University in the near future.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in management or a related social science field with substantial relevance to management (e.g., industrial and organizational psychology, organizational studies, organizational sociology), by August 1, 2023. Teaching responsibilities include core and upper-level management classes.

Application:

To apply, please submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) current curriculum vitae; (3) a brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) evidence of teaching excellence; (5) a job paper or published article; and (6) Contact information for three references, at least one of whom can address teaching experience. The committee will request reference letters only for semi-finalists in the search process. For full consideration, applications must be complete by Friday December 16, 2022.

About Drew University:

Drew University, a Phi Beta Kappa liberal arts university, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. Drew is located on a beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey, a thriving small town close to New York City.

It has a total enrollment of more than 2,200 students and has 136 full-time faculty members, 96% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers BA and BS degrees in 40 disciplines and offers 19 dual-degree programs.

Drew’s one-of-a-kind, leading edge path to an undergraduate degree, Launch, ensures that every student graduates with a purpose, sought-after transferable skills, a network of mentors, and an experience-based résumé—guaranteed. Particularly noteworthy opportunities for undergraduates include the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti (RISE), the Drew Summer Science Institute (DSSI), the Center for Civic Engagement, as well as seven New York City semesters and several international study abroad programs.

The Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule. All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning, and facilitating a robust intellectual community. 

The Theological School has a distinguished history rooted in the United Methodist Church. Today, it serves many denominations as a center for preparing clergy and leaders for service in the church and the world. Its focus on biblical and theological scholarship and social justice has made it a sought after destination for students pursuing master’s and doctoral degrees.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Following federal and state requirements; a candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States if selected for hire. 

These positions are subject to a background check.

Postdoc Position: Postdoc at Wharton

Wharton People Analytics is seeking two postdoctoral researchers to assist in the development of research projects in people analytics, primarily in collaboration with Professors Matthew Bidwell and Peter Cappelli. We are seeking to launch two new multi-year projects. One will explore the role of analytics in managing frontline workers, examining how technology can improve the conditions under which employees work. A second project seeks to develop our understanding of the challenges involved in managing remote and hybrid work. As the projects are just beginning, successful applicants will help to define the research and consequent publications. They will also have opportunities to continue to advance their own research agendas.

The roles will have two main responsibilities. In the initial phases of the project, the postdoctoral researchers will liaise with companies as we seek to build partnerships for this research. Activities may include setting up small conferences and writing research proposals. As the project develops, we will gather and analyze data. The postdoctoral researchers will be expected to take the lead in this process. In addition, the researchers may be asked to assist with the broader work of the People Analytics Initiative and the Center for Human Resources from time to time

Successful candidates will be expected to have the following competencies:

  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with corporate partners
  • Ability to manage and analyze large datasets, through familiarity with at least one programming environment (e.g. R, Stata, Python) and preferably more.
  • A strong background in multivariate statistical analyses
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive in developing a research project.
  • A good grasp of fundamental concepts around employment and careers

Although we are open to a variety of profiles, we believe that the successful candidate is likely to benefit from having had some of the following experiences:

  • PhD (or ABD) in management, sociology, economics, industrial relations or IO psychology with a research focus on employment issues
  • Previous experience in working with complex dataset
  • Work experience in a corporate setting

The salary will be between $54,800 and $65,000 depending on qualifications and years of experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation and sick leave.

To apply, please e-mail your CV, cover letter, one representative publication or working paper, and the names and contact information for two references to peopleanalytics@wharton.upenn.edu by February 28th 2023.

Job Posting: Assistant Professor, Strategic Management at University of Toronto

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management — Rotman School of Management,
University of Toronto
Date Posted: 08/29/2022
Closing Date: 10/06/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 26239
Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: The Rotman School of Management
Department: Strategic Management
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)
 
Description:
 
The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-
time tenure stream appointment in the Strategic Management Area. The appointment will be at
the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.
 
Applicants must have a PhD in management or a cognate discipline (e.g., economics, sociology,
etc.), with a focus on strategic management or related area by the date of appointment or shortly
thereafter, and a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. In particular, we
seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing
strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative research at the highest
international level and to establish an outstanding, independent research program leading to
publications in top-ranked journals in strategy and cognate disciplines (e.g., Strategic
Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management
Journal/Review, American Economic Review, Journal of International Business
Studies, American Journal of Sociology, and journals of similar caliber).
 
Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence demonstrated by a record of
publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals or works in progress meeting high
international standards, a research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and
accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing. 
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and must have a demonstrated
interest in graduate student training and supervision. Preference will be given to candidates who
can teach in the area of international business. Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated
through the teaching dossier submitted with the application, including a statement of teaching
philosophy, teaching accomplishments, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or
evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities (such as performance as a
teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars,
student mentorship, or excellent conference posters or presentations), as well as strong letters of
reference, and a strong performance during the on-campus presentation for short-listed
candidates.
 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 
The Rotman School of Management has a strong research-oriented faculty that is supportive of
serious scholarship and committed to the professional development of its faculty. Within the
University of Toronto, the Area has close ties with the departments of Economics and Sociology.
All Rotman Strategy Ph.D. students complete graduate-level courses in at least one of these
departments. The Strategic Management Area provides a stimulating and supportive research
environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.
 
Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada’s corporate and financial centre and the world’s most
diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity. For more information about the Rotman
School and its core values, please
visit: https://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/connect/aboutrotman/ourvalues .
 
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must
submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future
research interests; a job market paper and up to two additional research papers or publications;
and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching
evaluations, or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed
above.
 
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of
Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once
an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references
submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Letters should be addressed
to:
 
Professor Becky Reuber
Chair, Recruiting Committee – Strategy
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
 
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. All documents, with the
exception of the three reference letters, MUST be submitted via the link below. Your CV and
cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. We recommend combining additional
documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
 
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Becky Reuber, Search
Committee Chair, at Strategy.Recruiting@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca .
 
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date,
October 6, 2022.
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority.
 
Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and
especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women,
Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+
persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
 
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey
is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by
search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning
purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
 
Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to
increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are
linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
 
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities
Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as
accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please
contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Job Posting: Assistant Professor/Public Policy and Management – School of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Job ID: 18143
Date Position is Available: Fall 2023
Application Deadline: 9/22/2023
Company: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department: School of Public Policy
Title: Assistant Professor/Public Policy and Management – School of Public Policy
Submission Link:
https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/515192/assistant-professorpublic-policy-and-management-school-of-public-policy

Job Description

SPP invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, expected to start on September 1, 2023. The successful candidate will contribute to SPP’s growing programs and community of programs, students, staff and faculty by building our interdisciplinary and community-engaged research and teaching agenda. Areas of interest for the search include public and nonprofit management; state and/or local government; policy or management approaches to inequality; climate, energy, and/or environmental justice policy or management; social enterprises and new organizational forms for the public good; comparative and/or international policy or management; public and nonprofit budgeting and/or finance. Competitive candidates’ research will reflect an intersectional approach including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, and migration. Candidates should be able to teach required courses in the undergraduate and master’s programs and contribute specialized courses in their areas of expertise.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor in Sociology, Colby College

Description

The Department of Sociology at Colby College is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting September 1, 2023. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college in a spectacular setting with a rich sociological history: it was here that Albion Small taught some of the first sociology courses in the country.

Qualifications 

We are searching for an early career scholar who aims to make an impact through high-profile research, excellence in teaching, and meaningful student engagement. Areas of specialization are open. The ideal candidate will have a publication track record, ample experience with teaching—including course design—and a record of success advising and mentoring individuals from groups under-represented in higher education.

Application Instructions 

Review of completed applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include: a curriculum vitae; letter of application that outlines the candidate’s research, teaching philosophy, and teaching experience and that demonstrates commitment to the value of diversity and to inclusive teaching; representative samples of scholarship; and three confidential letters of recommendation.
 
Materials must be submitted electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/111909. Candidates may be A.B.D., but Ph.D.s must be in hand prior to September 1, 2023.
 
Questions about this search should be directed to: Sociologysearch@colby.edu

Job Posting: Two AP TT Professor Roles, Gender/Sexuality at Brown University

The Brown University Department of Sociology invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor positions, to begin July 1, 2023, for scholars in the area of gender/sexuality.  Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on the United States context. Analysis approaches may vary. Secondary substantive areas of sociology should reflect areas of concentration in our department (https://www.brown.edu/academics/sociology/people/faculty).

We particularly seek candidates who conceive their work broadly, whose research contributes to the discipline at large, and who can engage creatively with other areas of strength in the department. The successful candidate must be engaged in a theoretically strong research program with the potential to influence the field, demonstrate the intention to obtain external funding, and manifest the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. Candidates must have strong analysis skills in qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methodological approaches.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the Sociology Department and University. Accordingly, we seek qualified candidates who can contribute to equity, diversity and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching and scholarship. Further, we are keenly interested in diversifying and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Applicants who have a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive environment are essential.

All candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) a diversity statement that describes how the candidate addresses diversity and inclusion in the scope of their teaching and broader work. Candidates should have three letters of reference sent at the time of the application.

To receive full consideration applications must be received by September 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed.