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The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) announces a search for a tenure track faculty position to be filled by September 1, 2017 (preferred, but later start date may be negotiable). Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending upon the finalist’s level of experience.

Applicants are required to hold the PhD in sociology at the time of hire. Successful candidates should have expertise in medical sociology and quantitative research methods. Additional preferred areas of expertise include one or some combination of: sociology of aging, health policy, global health, HIV/AIDS, sociological theory, and/or organizational theory. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, including an established portfolio or promise of externally funded research that is synergistic with and contributes to departmental teaching and research directions. Candidates at the senior level must be willing and able to contribute to the leadership of the department, through periodic rotation to the Department Chair position.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted online at the link at the bottom of this ad by September 15, 2016. A complete application will include a cover letter that includes statements of research and teaching, curriculum vitae, copies of key publications, and recent course syllabi. In addition, please provide names and email addresses for three references; letters of reference will be requested at a later date for finalists. Questions may be directed to Janet Shim (, Search Committee Chair.

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The Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis, invites applicants for a tenure- track position for scholars whose central research focus is sociology of race and ethnicity. This recruitment is conducted at the rank of Assistant Professor (salary commensurate with experience). The resulting hire will be at the assistant rank regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. We seek a scholar with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Teaching duties include four courses per academic year (quarter system) at the introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate level.

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The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University welcomes applications and nominations for a faculty position in public management. The position is at the assistant level and tenure track. We especially encourage applications from scholars who study management issues related to diverse populations. Topical areas of interest include, but are not limited to, studies of leadership, organizational behavior, managerial decision making, human resource management, strategic management, and inter-organizational and cross-sector collaboration. We welcome scholars employing a variety of methodological approaches, so long as the research is analytically rigorous and has implications for management practice. The successful candidate will be expected to publish research in leading public affairs journals.

Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements by August, 2017. Successful candidates will likely have doctorates in public affairs, public administration/management, public policy, business, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, or a related field. Highly desirable candidates will have experience working with public or nonprofit organizations, university teaching experience, or experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

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The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University seeks to hire a research associate with expertise in race/ethnicity and organizational behavior to contribute to the Institute’s research agenda on advancing women’s leadership and creating inclusive organizations.  This is a two year fixed term position after which time there may be an opportunity to extend the position.

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The Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2016. We seek candidates who use statistical methods in their research and are able to contribute to the teaching of statistical methods at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The teaching load will be four courses; two graduate statistics courses (the second semester of a two-semester graduate statistics sequence; and an advanced statistical seminar for graduate students) and two sections of undergraduate statistics. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to engage with a vibrant and supportive environment for pursuing their research and publications, including assignment to a senior faculty mentor in the department.

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