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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Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at The Clayman Institute for Gender Research

The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship that focuses on the Institute’s current theme, “Beyond the Stalled Revolution: Reinvigorating Gender Equality in the Twenty-first Century.” Recent Ph.D.’s in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences whose research centers feminist, women’s or gender studies 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.  Our application will be available to access October 1, 2017 through January 11, 2018.

Clayman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Application

Application Opens – Oct 1, 2017
Application Deadline – January 11, 2018 midnight PST

For questions about the postdoctoral fellowship application, please see the Application Details.

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Job Posting: School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)

School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Indiana University-Bloomington Campus
Full-Time, Open-Rank Lecturer or Clinical Faculty Position in Nonprofit Management

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University, Bloomington campus, invites applications for a full-time, open-rank Lecturer or Clinical faculty position in the area of nonprofit management. Applicants with professional experience and the ability to teach in the areas of nonprofit management and leadership, nonprofit financial management and revenue planning, nonprofit marketing and communications, and/or social entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply. Applicants with experiences or interests in the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and its credential program are especially encouraged. Qualified candidates for either position will have an excellent academic record, including a graduate degree, professional experience in nonprofit management and/or social entrepreneurship, and a commitment to high quality teaching.

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Job Posting: PhD/Postdoc for study of dissent in the design and engineering professions

Call for Researchers
https://www.shawhinroudbari.com/openings

Architects, planners, and engineers mobilize to make their work more just, their institutions more equitable, and their governments more accountable. Examples include, planners protesting for housing justice, architects advocating for gender equity within their profession, and civil engineers opposing unethical infrastructure projects. I’m looking for students to join the research team.

​Through this project, we’ll seek to understand ways built-environment professionals mobilize to shape political power. We will investigate forms of dissent including advocacy, activism, protest, and other means to political empowerment.

​The project is an ethnography of design professionals that includes a study of social media as a space of formation and dissemination of discourses of dissent.

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Job Posting: TT Positions at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions in Organizational Behaviour starting August 2018. Successful candidates will sustain a cutting-edge, high quality research program and publish in top journals. They are also expected to work actively with doctoral students, and to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. We encourage applications from candidates at all levels. Salary is negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.

In addition to having a Ph.D. in a related discipline (e.g., organizational behaviour, management, strategy, international business, entrepreneurship, organizational theory), the ideal candidate will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda. Applicants possessing outstanding potential, both as a researcher and a teacher, who are recent doctoral graduates or who plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2018 may be considered.

Whereas teaching is done in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is desirable.

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