Job Posting: Doctoral Program Director of Leadership Studies at Marian University

Marian University seeks a strategic, innovative and creative leader who is deeply committed to academic excellence and to the mission of higher education to build a new interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Leadership Studies in the position of Doctoral Program Director and Chair of Leadership Studies.

Marian University is a Catholic, applied liberal arts institution that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.

The Ph.D. in Leadership Studies is designed to prepare scholar-practitioners for leadership in a wide range of disciplines, with a specific focus on translating leadership theory to their own practice.  The doctoral program supports study for active professionals in fields including, but not limited to, business, government, public safety, PK-12 education, higher education, health care, social services, and religious and secular non-profit organizations.The program provides students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills, and leadership ability for increasingly demanding roles in complex organizations.

The Leadership Studies doctoral program seeks to: Provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of leadership that affords students the opportunity to learn from diverse concepts, theories, and practicesprovide advanced study and professional development to students who are preparing for or are currently working in leadership positions; embed concern for social justice through ethical leadership approachescontribute to what is known regarding the theoretical and practical implementation of leadership concepts across various disciplines through study, research, and practice; prepare students to adapt to the complexity and diversity inherent to leadership and to challenge systems where people’s faith life or human dignity is threatened.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty, and working closely with the Office of Academic Affairs, the Doctoral Program Director and Chair of the Leadership Studies Department’s primary role is to provide leadership and direction for the doctoral program.  A successful candidate will also be qualified to teach doctoral level courses in leadership theory and research methods, and be able to demonstrate a professional record commensurate with the faculty rank of Associate Professor at Marian University.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in leadership studies or a closely related discipline.
  • Evidence of sustained teaching excellence over a period of at least five years at the rank of assistant professor or higher.
  • Evidence of a developing or established record of excellence in scholarship and/or service.
  • Willingness to embrace the Mission and Core Values of the University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant applied leadership experience in one of the above-listed sectors.
  • Demonstrated experience as an academic leader with a track record of supporting a student-focused distance learning environment.
  • Experience with recruitment and retention of faculty, and promoting faculty and scholarly excellence.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and name, address and telephone number of three references to  Please use ‘Chair of Leadership Studies’ in the subject line of the email.

For optimal consideration, please submit application materials by December 15, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.


Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the receipt of criminal background and reference check information; and the determination that the candidate remains eligible and suitable for employment.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at Drew University

Drew University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Management beginning August 2020, pending budgetary approval.

Note: Although the job ad explicitly mentions psychology, we are equally interested in candidates with similar backgrounds in sociology, organizational studies, or other similar fields.

The Business program is governed by an interdisciplinary steering committee with a shared vision of a Business major that reflects the liberal arts. Those  interested in the program can read more about it here. Questions about the position or the program can be sent to professor Christopher Andrews ( or the Business Program Director, Marc Tomljanovich (

Please note that the application deadline is December 16, 2019.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will teach core and elective courses in our business program and closely work 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 industry and/or academic work experience, as well as candidates with teaching or research interests in the field of industrial and organizational psychology.


The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a field related to management, by August 1, 2020. Course responsibilities include core and upper-level management classes.


To apply, please send: (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) three letters of references to For full consideration, applications must be complete by December 16, 2019.

About Drew University

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

Job Posting: ASA Director of Research, Professional Development, and Academic Affairs

ASA Office Job Opening: Director of Research, Professional Development, and Academic Affairs

Are you committed to advancing sociology as a science and profession Would you enjoy conceptualizing and organizing professional development opportunities for sociologists in all sectors, conducting research on the discipline, and supporting sociology departments?  Are you good at working collaboratively with teams to develop and implement programmatic initiatives?  Are you a detail oriented, effective, and experienced leader who is ready to embark on a new challenge in a dynamic and fast-paced environment?  If so, the American Sociological Association (ASA) invites you to apply to become the Director of Research, Professional Development, and Academic Affairs.

ASA has a membership of over 11,000 sociologists who are scholars, teachers, and practitioners.  Among many other activities, ASA publishes 14 journals and offers a large annual meeting.  ASA’s office is in Washington, D.C.

Essential Functions:

* Identify new and innovative opportunities for the association to support the teaching, research, practice, and professional development of sociologists; develop and implement a strategic portfolio of relevant initiatives.
* Oversee the strategic direction and management of the Department Affiliates Program, the Program Reviewers and Consultants group, the High School Program, ASA’s webinar series, TRAILS, the Howery Teaching Enhancement Fund and the Annual Meeting Travel Fund.
* Oversee the association’s portfolio of research about the discipline and lead organizational research efforts.
* Liaise with relevant membership committees and task forces.
* Manage relevant website content.
* Work with the Communications Department to develop and distribute
information regarding research on the discipline, professional development, and academic affairs through channels such as newsletters and social media.
* Manage a substantial departmental operating budget.
* Respond to relevant requests for assistance from members and staff.
* Serve as a member of the staff leadership team and the team of staff sociologists and manage additional responsibilities as assigned by the Deputy Director.

Reporting Structure: Reports to the Deputy Director; Supervises three Research, Professional Development, and Academic Affairs department staff members: the Assistant Director, Senior Research Associate, and Assistant.

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.

* PhD in sociology or closely related discipline.
* A commitment to serving the discipline by supporting sociologists in teaching and learning, research, practice, and professional development across the broad range of employment sectors and institution types where they are employed.
* Demonstrated leadership, management, and administrative abilities.
* Exemplary writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
* Strong work ethic.
* Ability to organize, prioritize and move forward on simultaneous initiatives across a broad portfolio.
* Maturity and organizational savvy; ability to work independently and in collaboration with teams; excellent interpersonal skills.

Compensation:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A full benefits package is provided to all ASA staff members.

To apply:  Please submit a substantive cover letter and a resume to Margaret Weigers Vitullo, ASA Deputy Director, at 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 the position is filled.

ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at John Jay College of the City University of New York

ASA Job ID: 16096
Application Deadline: 11/15/2019

Performs teaching and related faculty functions in area(s) of expertise as noted below. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions. Position begins in Fall 2020.

The Law and Society major, housed in the Department of Political Science at John Jay College of the City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2020 in Law and Society. The hiring rank is Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. is required, although outstanding ABDs will be considered. The Ph.D. discipline is open, provided candidates are demonstrably grounded in the Law and Society scholarly tradition. We especially welcome candidates who can add to the disciplinary diversity of the current program, which has three full-time sociologists and one full-time geographer. Candidates holding only a J.D. will not be considered.

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Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at California Polytechnic State University

The Sociology program in the Department of Social Sciences at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, invites candidates to apply for a full-time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Sociology. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in Sociology at the time of appointment, which starts on September 10, 2020. REVIEW BEGIN DATE: 12/2/2019. EOE.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a broad and critical appreciation of the field from a critical race perspective and with an appreciation of intersecting inequalities. They will be expected to teach classes on American Ethnic Minorities, Quantitative Research Methods, and Social Theory and develop undergraduate classes based on their own research interests.

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Job Postings: Postdocs at the Institute for Research on Innovation & Science

The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Fellows. These one-year fellowships are funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of a grant to develop and support the research community using the IRIS UMETRICS dataset (Universities Measuring the EffecTs of Research on Innovation, Competitiveness, and Science). The focus of the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will be developing and pursuing novel research using the UMETRICS dataset, which is described in more detail on the IRIS website at Applicants must have successfully completed a dissertation defense and earned a Ph.D. before beginning the fellowship. Fellows will be part of the IRIS research team and will report directly to IRIS Executive Director Jason Owen-Smith.

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Job Posting: TT Faculty Position at the University of Illinois

Open-Rank, Tenure-Track Position at Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for a regular, full-time tenure- track position in Macro or Meso Organizational Behavior beginning August 2020, or negotiable after the closing date. All faculty levels will be considered, but candidates should expect to have completed their doctoral degree by Spring 2020. We seek candidates who have an active program of research and demonstrated teaching excellence. Candidates who can mentor students from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Chosen candidates will be expected to conduct research, teach and perform service in these areas. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

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