Job Announcement: TT Assistant Professor Position at the University of California, Merced

The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California, Merced, invites applications from exceptional scholars for a faculty position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track).

The committee is interested in applicants whose research will contribute to the department’s existing strengths in social inequality (race, class, gender and sexuality), social institutions (e.g., education, health), and politics (social movements, public policy); and who have an excellent record of publication. Preference will be given to those who have the ability to teach graduate statistics. In addition, the committee is interested in applicants with a history of and/or commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented groups. UC Merced is building a dynamic and high-quality Sociology faculty and seeks an outstanding scholar to assist with training graduate students in our new PhD program.

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Call for Proposals: 2015-2016 New Scholars Grant Competition

Request for Proposals: 2015-2016 New Scholars Grant Competition

Research on Trends in Poverty and Inequality


The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality (CPI), a National Poverty Research Center funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, seeks to support research that will expand our knowledge of key trends in poverty and inequality. The CPI anticipates funding up to 3 proposals with a maximum award of $20,000 each. The awards will be made to “New Scholars” (i.e., scholars who have received their Ph.D. no earlier than 2008) who will then work collaboratively with one of the CPI’s Research Groups to carry out the proposed research project.

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