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.

Job Posting: PhD and Postdoc positions in Networks and Diversity, Copenhagen Business School 

PhD and Postdoc positions in Networks and Diversity,
Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School is seeking to hire a PhD fellow and a Postdoctoral researcher linked to a new research project “Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as a Moralized Market” funded by the Carlsberg Foundation (see https://lnkd.in/eW37SMf for more info). These are 3 year positions, expected to start on September 1st (negotiable). Working with professor Florence Villesèche, these positions could be a good fit for economic sociologists eager to work in an environment that values interdisciplinarity and creativity. Link to the PhD position: PhD scholarship in Diversity studies | CBS – Copenhagen Business School Link to the Postdoc position: Postdoc in Networks and diversity research | CBS – Copenhagen Business School The deadline for applications for both positions is May 23rd. Please feel free to contact Florence Villesèche (fv.mpp@cbs.dk) with any questions.

Job Posting: Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at ASA

The American Sociological Association (ASA) invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). This is an exciting opportunity to fundamentally influence the discipline of sociology. ASA is the national professional society for sociologists, with members who work in the full range of academic institutions as well as in practice settings. Its mission is to serve sociologists in their work, advance sociology as a discipline and profession, and promote the contributions and use of sociology to society. ASA’s office is in Washington, D.C., but staff is working 100% remotely at present. A post-COVID work plan for the ASA office is still under consideration. Start date for this position will be in August.


Essential Functions

• Conceptualize and operationalize strategic direction for the association’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts focused on both the association and the discipline.
• Manage the ASA Minority Fellowship Program.
• Support the launch and ongoing development of identity-based communities centered on providing opportunities for engagement, leadership, connection, networking and professional development for sociologists within the broader ASA framework.
• Develop and implement relevant programming for departments and for sociologists in a variety of professional contexts that integrates and complements the efforts of the Research, Professional Development and Academic Affairs Department.
• Collaborate with organizational committees and other volunteer leadership groups in the interest of supporting relevant activities.
• Partner with external organizations to develop and/or participate in cross-disciplinary initiatives.
• Work with the communications department to develop and distribute relevant information through channels such as newsletters, website, and social media.
• Manage a departmental operating budget.
• Respond to relevant requests for assistance from members and staff.
• Serve as a member of the staff leadership team and manage additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.

Reporting Structure

The Director of DEI reports to the Executive Director and has supervisory responsibility for an assistant with half-time allocation to the department.

Job Classification

Exempt

Preferred Qualifications

It is important to note that these qualifications are preferred. We recognize that there are several professional profiles that could be well suited to this position. Should your profile vary in some ways from the qualifications listed and you think you can be successful in this endeavor, please do not hesitate to apply. Additionally, this position could be filled on an ongoing employment basis or as a two-year temporary position.

• Ph.D. in sociology or closely related discipline.
• At least five years of relevant professional experience or equivalent.
• Familiarity with current discussions regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and other professional contexts relevant for sociologists.
• Project management experience; a good ability to choose among alternatives and identify key priorities for work; ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once.
• Strong work ethic; ability to work independently and in collaboration with teams; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills.

Compensation

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A full benefits package is provided.

To apply

Please submit a substantive cover letter and resume to Nancy Kidd, Executive Director, at nkidd@asanet.org. Your letter should indicate if you are applying for an ongoing position or a two-year temporary post. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until someone has been hired.

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is a priority for ASA. We are committed to recruiting a diverse applicant pool from underrepresented groups. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Posting: Lecturer at Loughborough University London

This is a message from Matt Vidal:

“We are hiring a new lecturer in the Institute for International Management, Loughborough University London. Lectureships in the UK are equivalent to Assistant Prof positions in the US. It’s a permanent position (the UK does not have tenure review.)

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/join-us/outstanding/london/

Our Institute has a heavy emphasis on comparative political economy and critical management approaches (broadly defined). We are keen to get applications from sociologists. We are committed to increasing diversity and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

https://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/institutes/institute-for-international-management/our-staff/