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December 2005 Employment Bulletin

Positions in Academic Settings (P - Z)

Pacific University, a private university of 1200 undergraduates and 1200 graduate students, invites applications for full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position commencing fall 2006. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. PhD by hiring date; teaching freshman humanities course; expertise in social theory and one of the following expected: criminology/juvenile delinquency/deviance, youth, inequality, urban studies. Send application letter, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference, pedagogical statement, evidence of teaching success, and scholarly writing sample to: Vernon L. Bates, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR 97116, by January 6, 2006. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Princeton University. Associate or Full Professor. The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is seeking applications for a senior position in the field of politics, sociology, economics, or other relevant disciplines, with a focus on developing countries. The position may be joint with the Department of Politics, Sociology, Economics, or other relevant disciplines, and involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Please submit a Curriculum Vita and copies of major publications. Princeton is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. For information about applying for employment at Princeton and to self identify for Equal Opportunity purposes, please link to web.princeton.edu/sites/dof/ApplicantsInfo.htm. Applications will be read as they come in. Apply to Development Search Committee, Office of the Dean, Woodrow Wilson School, 423 Robertson Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544-1013.

Radford University. Tenure-track, Associate or Full Professor with PhD in Sociology to assume duties of Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department. Successful candidate will teach two courses per semester. Specialty is open with preference given to one or more of the following specialty areas: Social Inequality (ethnic and racial, global and economic inequality); Classical & Contemporary Theory; Deviance, Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency. The successful candidate will possess effective professional interpersonal communication skills, and be demonstrably committed to the mission of Radford University (RU) and the primacy of the professor-student relationship in the learning enterprise at RU. The candidate will possess the skills and commitment to continue the growth of the Sociology and Anthropology Department in a variety of ways. These include, but are not limited to: increasing the number of majors in each program; the use of applied and experiential learning activities; supporting faculty research and professional activities; preparing our majors for success after RU; providing curricular service to General Education and other departments; recruiting new faculty; and being available for both faculty and students. Previous experience as a department chair is helpful but not required. Importantly, this experienced faculty member will be expected to: have an established and active record of research and professional participation; share in the effective advising of sociology and anthropology majors; work with the department and its two majors in continuing to expand the opportunities for applied and experiential learning opportunities, such as internships and research collaboration between faculty and students; and to both support and recognize the value of department faculty's research and professional pursuits. Applicants must provide a letter of application detailing their qualifications and reasons for seeking employment at RU, a current Curriculum Vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Please do not send additional materials at this time. Applications should be sent to Peggy Shifflett, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Box 6948, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,600 students. Visit our web site www.radford.edu. Radford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

Radford University. We are seeking a student-centered sociologist to begin August 2006. The position is a tenure-track position with appointment at the assistant professor level (Sociology PhD in hand by time of appointment required). Due to retirements, we seek candidates with substantive specialty, expertise and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Classical & Contemporary Sociological Theory; Deviance, Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency; Social Inequality, including global, racial & ethnic, and economic inequality; Sociology of the Community; and Environmental Sociology. Successful candidates will also contribute to teaching our highly popular "Introduction to Sociology" and/or "Social Problems" courses. Successful applicants will: have an established and active record of research and professional participation; be committed to student-centered education; be committed to and ideally experienced in incorporating experiential education activities, such as service-learning, into sociology courses; as well as experience with integrating technological competencies and approaches, such as WebCT, into their pedagogy. Successful candidates will also be expected to: share in the effective advising of sociology majors; work with the department and its majors in continuing to expand applied educational activities, such as internships; and to consistently and responsibly perform departmental committee service. Applicants must provide a letter of application, which specifies both areas of expertise and position(s) applying for, a current vita, recent teaching evaluations (if available) and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Please do not send additional materials at this time. Applications should be sent to: Peggy Shifflett, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Box 6948, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,600 students. Visit our web site www.radford.edu. Radford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

Radford University. Two Full-Time Temporary positions at the Instructor/Assistant Professor level. Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Classical & Contemporary Sociological Theory; Deviance, Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency; Social Inequality, including global, racial & ethnic, and economic inequality; Sociology of the Community; and Environmental Sociology. Successful candidates will also contribute to teaching our highly popular "Introduction to Sociology" and/or "Social Problems" courses. Applicants must provide a letter of application, which specifies areas of expertise, a current Vita, recent teaching evaluations (if available) and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Please do not send additional materials at this time. Applications should be sent to: Peggy Shifflett, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Box 6948, Radford University, Radford, VA 24142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive, state supported institution with an emphasis on teaching, located in southwestern Virginia, 40 miles from Roanoke, with an enrollment of approximately 9,600 students. Visit our web site www.radford.edu. Radford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

Rider University. Assistant Professor, Sociology. The Department of Sociology at Rider University invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2006. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: Race, Law and Society, Gender, Deviance and Crime, as well as an interest in policy research/analysis. Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching undergraduates and show promise of ongoing scholarship. The applicant is expected to hold the PhD at the time of appointment. Rider University is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, just south of Princeton, and is ideally located between New York City and Philadelphia. Normal teaching load is six sections each academic year. Please send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and names of references to Manager of Employment, Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099. Position #: 231105. Review of applications will begin January 16, 2006, and continue until position is filled. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Roosevelt University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to develop and teach new curricula that meet the needs of law enforcement and criminal justice professionals. A three-course certificate will be created, leading eventually to the development of an undergraduate major. The individual will also assist with recruitment. Requirements include an earned doctorate in criminal justice or a related field; three years experience in law enforcement, security, or justice administration; a history of excellence in teaching; demonstrated leadership ability; strong communication, research, and technology skills; ability to work well with undergraduate adults and industry professionals; and commitment to online and on-campus teaching. Begins August 15, 2006. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until December 15, 2005. Send letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and names of three references to Criminal Justice Search, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave, CPA 200 C, Chicago, IL 60605; email lwashington@roosevelt.edu. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

St. John Fisher College. The Department of Sociology invites applications for one tenure-track position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor effective September 2006. This position is subject to final budget approval in the 2007 Fiscal Year. Candidates are expected to have their PhD by the time of appointment. For the position we seek candidates who can contribute with a critical perspective to our concentration in the area of sociology of deviance and law. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to departmental teaching in general. Teaching experience in a variety of areas preferred. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment and to an active scholarly agenda. The teaching load is nine hours per semester. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2006. Please send Curriculum Vitae, sample of written work, a statement on teaching philosophy and three letters of reference to: David Baronov, Chair, Department of Sociology, St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. St. John Fisher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks to increase the diversity of its employee and student community.

St. John’s University, Sociology. Assistant or Associate Professor. Sociology & Anthropology Department. St. John’s University is one of the nation’s largest Catholic Universities with nearly 20,000 students and five locations, four in the New York metropolitan area. At St. John’s, education is not only about career preparation, but also about learning to make a difference in the world. If you share our sense of mission, we currently offer an excellent tenure-track position in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the Queens campus of St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. To qualify, you must have a doctorate in Sociology and the ability to teach Black Feminist Thought; Race, Class, Gender; Social Inequalities; Race and Ethnicity in America; Women and Violence. Position requires a promising publishing record and an interest in the service and mentoring of students. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and talented professional colleagues in a very collegial and supportive environment. For consideration, please send letter of application, resume and three letters of reference to: Dawn Esposito, Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439; e-mail: espositd@stjohns.edu. St. John’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. www.stjohns.edu.

St. John's University. Sociology (Criminal & Justice). Assistant/Associate Professor, Sociology & Anthropology Department. St. John's University is one of the nation's largest Catholic Universities with nearly 20,000 students and five locations, four in the New York metropolitan area. At St. John's, education is not only about career preparation, but also about learning to make a difference in the world. If you share our sense of mission, we currently offer an excellent tenure-track position in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the Queens campus of St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. To qualify, you must have a PhD in Criminology, sociology or a related discipline; and research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: terrorism/international crime, corrections, policing (both broadly defined) family violence, research methods and evaluation research. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and talented professional colleagues in a very collegial and supportive environment. For consideration, please send letter of application, resume and three letters of reference to: Dawn Esposito, PhD, Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, St. John's University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439; email espositd@stjohns.edu. St. John's is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. www.stjohns.edu.

Saint Mary's College of California. Assistant Professor. Anthropology & Sociology. Saint Mary's College of California. Full-time Tenure Track. Teach six undergraduate courses in primary areas of poverty/stratification & secondary areas of gender/sexuality; willingness to teach qualitative & quantitative methods & theory; one additional course equivalent reassigned for dedicated work with students; regular participation in January Term & Collegiate Seminar Great Books Program; earned doctorate by September 2006 highly desirable; evidence of teaching excellence, scholarly work & service; salary is competitive; excellent benefits package. Work in a beautiful environment with colleagues dedicated to the College's mission. Apply by January 2, 2006 with letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching & scholarship, official transcripts, model syllabi, teaching evaluations, if available & other materials deemed relevant to: Robert Bulman, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology & Sociology, Saint Mary's College of California, PO Box 4230, Moraga, CA 94575-4230. See www.stmarys-ca.edu for an online application & more information.

Sam Houston State University. The Department of Sociology invites letters of interest for a nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective August 2006. The successful candidate should have expertise and research interests in the area of Medical Sociology and a secondary area in Sociology of Aging and the Life Course. Preference will be given to candidates with interests in health care and race/ethnicity, the political economy of health care, inequality and health, and community health. Additional preference will be given to candidates who have (1) teaching experience; (2) research experience; and (3) refereed publications. The successful candidate will carry out teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels; she/he will be asked to teach advanced and introductory level undergraduate courses as well as Master's level graduate courses. The normal teaching load is three sections per semester. The PhD degree must be in hand by the date of appointment. The Department of Sociology is a nine-full-time faculty academic unit of a fast growing university with current enrollment exceeding 15,000 students. The Sociology Department is strongly committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching and to a theoretically and methodologically sophisticated and broad sociology that is relevant to the study of existing social conditions. While scholarly research is required and highly promoted, SHSU Sociology remains very much committed to quality undergraduate teaching. Interested parties should send a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names and addresses of three references (reference letters are not required at this time) to: Furjen Deng, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Sam Houston State University, Box 2446, Huntsville, TX. 77341-2446. Review of submitted material will begin February 1, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AAP Employer. You may access our web site at: www.shsu.du/~hrd_www/employment/faculty/ for additional information on this and other positions.

Sam Houston State University. The Department of Sociology invites letters of interest for a nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective August 2006. The successful candidate should have expertise and research interests in the area of Gender Studies and a secondary area in one or more of the following: inequality, community studies, demography or applied sociology. Feminist perspectives will be preferred. Additional preference will be given to candidates who have (1) teaching experience; (2) research experience; and (3) refereed publications. The successful candidate will carry out teaching and advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels; she/he will be asked to teach advanced and introductory level undergraduate courses as well as Master's level graduate courses. The normal teaching load is three sections per semester. The PhD degree must be in hand by the date of appointment. The Department of Sociology is an academic unit of nine full-time faculty at a fast growing university with current enrollment exceeding 15,000 students. The Sociology Department is strongly committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching and to a theoretically and methodologically sophisticated and broad sociology that is relevant to the study of existing social conditions. While scholarly research is required and highly promoted, SHSU Sociology remains very much committed to quality undergraduate teaching. Interested parties should send a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names and addresses of three references (reference letters are not required at this time) to: Karen M. Douglas, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Sam Houston State University, Box 2446, Huntsville, TX. 77341-2446. Review of submitted material will begin February 1, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AAP Employer. You may access our web site at: www.shsu.edu/~hrd_www/employment/faculty/ for additional information on this and other positions.

San Francisco State University. Program in Human Sexuality Studies. Assistant Professor-Human Sexuality Studies. The Program in Human Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University invites immediate applications for an assistant professor working in the arena of sexuality and public policy studies, particularly where these areas intersect with considerations of race, ethnicity and/or class. Policy experience and research in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: critical race studies/sexual health disparities/disabilities, sexual rights (e.g. marriage equality), sexuality education, reproductive health and rights, sexuality and the Internet, and other areas of study that have implications for state and/or national sexuality policy. Human Sexuality Studies is a dynamic and growing intellectual center of study, research and training with a national and international profile, including the National Sexuality Resource Center and the Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality. Applicants for this position must have an earned doctoral degree in the social, behavioral, or health sciences or in a related field. We seek a teacher-scholar with broad knowledge of and likelihood of achieving national visibility in the field of human sexuality, who has also demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a team of faculty and staff. Consideration is also given to candidates with the ability to mentor and teach students from diverse gender, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop an extramurally-funded research program, the ability to write for both academic and lay audiences, and skill and experience working with community-based organizations. Areas of teaching in this position will include introduction to sexuality studies; sex education and public policy; sexuality, race and sexual rights; sexuality and religion. People of color are especially urged to apply. Starting date: Autumn 2006. San Francisco State University is a large urban university and part of the 23-campus California State University system. The University serves a diverse multi-cultural student body of approximately 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students in liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs. The mission of the University is to create an environment for learning that promotes an appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity. Excellence in teaching and intellectual accomplishment is the University's primary mission. San Francisco State University faculty are expected to be effective in teaching; to demonstrate professional achievement and growth through continued research, publications, and/or creative activities; and to contribute their academic expertise and leadership to the campus and community. Applications will be reviewed January 30, 2006 but the position will remain open until filled. Please send your letter of application, the names of at least three referees, and a Curriculum Vitae to: Gilbert Herdt, Director, Human Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132; email hmsxdept@sfsu.edu.

University of Saskatchewan. Department of Sociology, Assistant Professor. The Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Law, Crime & Society. We are particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching interests in the areas of Aboriginal and or Youth justice, and or the Canadian criminal justice system, including law, policing, courts and or corrections. The appointment begins July 1, 2006. The Department of Sociology is a vibrant academic department committed to excellence in teaching and research. It offers BA undergraduate programs, including the Aboriginal Justice & Criminology Program (ABJAC). ABJAC is a unique program for students of Aboriginal decent that combines a rigorous academic education with practicum placements. The Department is also a participant in the Indigenous Peoples and Justice Programs (IPJP) created as part of the University's Priority Determination process. IPJP provides students with the opportunity to participate in cross-cultural dialogues about justice. The Department is also developing a research based internship program with Corrections Services of Canada, and it is a strong contributor to several interdisciplinary programs delivered in collaboration with other Departments. It also maintains a vigorous graduate program offering MA, and PhD degrees. Further information about the Department can be found at www.arts.usask.ca/sociology/. The Department of Sociology houses the Social Research Unit and provides other research support services and facilities. In addition, its faculty members and graduate students are engaged with several specialized research units including SPHERU (Saskatchewan Population Health Evaluation Research Unit) and CUISR (Community University Institute for Social Research) in innovative, community-based research. The Department is developing an excellent research reputation and many of its faculty members maintain Tri-Council funding support. The University of Saskatchewan has recently completed an integrated planning exercise that identified a number of priority areas for future development. www.usask.ca/vpacademic/integrated-planning/plandocs/summary.php The Department of Sociology is well situated to support a number of these including Aboriginal research, health, internationalization, and public policy. New appointments are expected to contribute substantially to one or more of the priority areas of the University and to complement the existing strengths of the Department. Applicants for this position are asked to indicate how they could support the Department's undergraduate and graduate program offerings in the areas of Aboriginal and or Youth justice, and or the criminal justice system as mentioned above. Applicants should have a PhD in Sociology (or a cognate field such as Criminology), teaching experience and a clear potential for outstanding scholarship demonstrated through published work. The successful candidate will have both junior and senior level teaching responsibilities and is expected to develop an externally funded research program that embraces graduate student supervision. Candidates should send a cover letter, full Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and ensure letters are received from at least three referees by November 30, 2005. All materials should be directed to: Harley D. Dickinson, Head, Department of Sociology, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A5; (306) 966-6930; fax (306) 966-6950. Electronic applications will not be accepted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to Employment Equity. Members of Designated Groups (women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify in the applications.

University of South Carolina-Sumter. Assistant Professor of Sociology (Tenure track appointment beginning August 2006). A PhD in Sociology required at time of appointment. Twelve hours/semester, all undergraduate day and evening; areas of specialization open. You may apply online for all job vacancies with the University of South Carolina. You may access the USC Job Online Employment site at uscjobs.sc.edu or submit an application letter (which should include philosophy of teaching and professional goals and interests), Vita, three current letters of recommendation, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, writing samples, and summaries of teaching evaluations, or other evidence of excellence in teaching. Send materials to Richard Bell, Chair, Division of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, USC Sumter, 200 Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150-2498. If you have questions about the application procedures, please call (803) 938-3721. Review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Foreign nationals should indicate current US immigration status. USC Sumter is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Southern California. The Program in American Studies and Ethnicity invites applications for a position in African American Studies, open rank, beginning fall 2006. The appointment will be made jointly with an appropriate unit in the Humanities or Social Sciences. The growing program has a core faculty of 27, and more than 40 affiliates, whose intellectual strengths center on the study of race and ethnicity, Los Angeles as a global city, the analysis of culture, and gender and sexuality. We are in the fifth year of a highly competitive PhD program. We welcome applications from scholars working in a comparative or diasporic framework, especially those * working in any period - who engage with the effects of global trends on peoples of African descent in the Americas. PhD required by August 2006. Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three references and their contact information to: Fred Moten, Chair of Search Committee, Program in American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-4033. We will begin to review applications on December 16, and continue until the position is filled. USC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Southern California. As part of the College Senior Hiring Initiative at the University of Southern California, the Department of Sociology is searching for an outstanding senior scholar (associate or full professor) in sociological theory. We will start to review applications on January 15, 2006. The start date for this position is negotiable. To be considered, the candidate must hold the PhD degree. Please send a letter of application and Curriculum Vitae to: Theory Search Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2539. USC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. www.usc.edu/dept/sociology.

Stanford University seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position in the social sciences, open with respect to rank, whose teaching and research are in the field of contemporary Japanese politics. Preference is for a Political Scientist but all applicants in the social sciences with area expertise in Japan will be considered. The position will be jointly held in the School of Humanities and Sciences and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI). The successful candidate will be someone for whom contemporary Japanese Politics is a principal focus of academic research. The faculty member will be expected to provide leadership for the further development of Japanese Studies at Stanford, and in particular will participate in the work on contemporary Japan through the Shorestein Asia-Pacific Research Center. In addition, the faculty member will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. A junior appointment will be to a tenure track position and those applying should send three professional letters of recommendation and a writing sample. Additional papers and manuscripts may be requested at a later date. Candidates must have an outstanding academic record and must demonstrate, if junior, the potential for, or if senior, substantial evidence of a creative research career. Stanford University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2005. Materials should be sent to: Belinda Byrne, Associate Director for Administrative and Faculty Affairs, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, Stanford, CA 94305-6055.

Stanford University. The Department of Sociology at Stanford University seeks to fill a tenure track position with a scholar in any field of Sociology who specializes in China, at the rank of assistant professor. Start date: September 1, 2006. The candidate must demonstrate substantial evidence of a creative research career, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising students at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The search is interdisciplinary and may lead to an appointment in another social science. Stanford University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Application deadline: December 15, 2005. Interested individuals should send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, brief abstract with one or two thesis chapters of dissertation, and a dossier with letters of recommendation to: Committee Chair, China Faculty Search, Department of Sociology, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 120, Room 160, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2047.

State University of New York- Albany. Assistant Professor. African-American Sociology. The Department of Africana Studies of the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American Sociology with strong quantitative skills, beginning September l, 2006. Responsibilities include teaching at both the undergraduate and the graduate level, including survey courses and courses on Race Theory, SPSS, and the Black Family. Evidence of scholarly potential and a strong commitment to teaching expected. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with culturally diverse populations. PhD required by time of appointment. Applications should include: (1) a letter of application discussing research and teaching interests, as well as academic achievements; (2) a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, and course evaluations; (3) and three letters of reference. Additional materials may be requested. Finalists will be required to make an oral presentation on their research activities. Position pending final budget approval. Salary competitive. Review of Applications will begin February 17, 2006. Submit documents to: Marcia Sutherland, Department of Africana Studies, University of Albany, l4000 Washington Avenue (BA ll5), Albany, NY l2222. The University at Albany is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action/ICRA/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer.

Stephen F. Austin State University. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position in sociology at the assistant professor rank beginning August 2006. The successful candidate will teach an array of courses including gender, marriage and family, introduction, and social psychology; moreover, the candidate should have some focus on social policy. Teaching load is three courses per semester with summer teaching possible. Other duties include student advising, mentoring students, and committee work. Demonstrated teaching excellence and research productivity are essential. PhD required. Submit application letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial academic transcripts, samples of written work, and contact information for three professional references. Send materials via email attachments in either Word or pdf format to: Jerry Williams, Search Committee Chair, at jwilliams@sfasu.edu. For further information email or write: Department of Sociology, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3047. Completed applications received by January 15, 2006 are guaranteed full consideration. Stephen F. Austin State University, located in the piney woods of East Texas and about half-way between Dallas and Houston, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Suffolk County Community College, New York State's largest multi-campus community college, seeks a sociology professor for its Ammerman Campus in Selden, NY. Candidates are encouraged to view qualification requirements and a job description on the SCCC Employment Page under "Quick Links" at www.sunysuffolk.edu. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and current resume to: Office of Human Resources, SCCC, 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784. Suffolk County Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Taylor University College. Description: Taylor University College, Edmonton, Alberta, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Sociology for fall 2006. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Sociology, undergraduate teaching experience, and a research agenda. Additionally, the successful candidate should be prepared to teach in three of the following areas: globalization, youth, social stratification, and criminology; and have a strong background in research methods. Rank is open. Taylor University College is a growing evangelical Christian liberal arts college committed to the pursuit of truth and the integration of faith and learning. Taylor's three- and four-year Bachelor of Arts degrees are accredited through the Private Colleges Accreditation Board of Alberta. Our mission is to develop Christ-minded leaders who make a difference in the world. Application Process: Inquiries and applications will be accepted confidentially. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a completed application packet (which is available on our web site at www.taylor.edu.ca/tayloruc/contact/Employment/employment.html) to the contact below. Review of applications will begin in early November, and will continue until the position is filled. International applicants are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian Citizens and Landed Immigrants (permanent residents) of Canada. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Contact: David Williams, Academic Vice President, Professor of Philosophical Theology and Ethics, Taylor University College, 11525-23 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6J 4T3; email david.williams@taylor-edu.ca.

University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. College of Arts And Sciences, Department Head, Sociology/Anthropology/ Geography. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications for the position of Department Head. This 12-month tenurable position will be at the rank of Professor, effective August 1, 2006. PhD required. Candidates should have a distinguished record of scholarship and professional achievement in the discipline of sociology, as well as demonstrated administrative ability and experience. Although the Department is flexible regarding the candidate's specific areas of expertise, they should be strong in quantitative research methodologies and be willing to more fully develop the Department's applied emphasis. The Department has 10 full-time faculty members (five in sociology, three in anthropology, and two in geography) and offers the BA and BS degrees in Sociology/Anthropology with concentrations in either discipline. Currently a minor is offered in Geography. The Department enjoys strong demand for its courses, and has experienced dramatic growth during the last few years in enrollment and in number of majors and minors. The Department Head will be expected to nurture the Department's continued growth and help it further define and develop its strengths. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and a list of three references, including telephone numbers and email addresses, to Barbara Medley, Sociology Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography, Dept. #2102, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 615 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598. Screening begins January 1, 2005 and continues until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a metropolitan university of 8600 students offering baccalaureate degrees in 48 fields, masters in 18, and doctorates in three. Founded as a private university in 1886, it became a primary campus of the University of Tennessee in 1969. Its 100-acre campus is located near downtown Chattanooga, in the center of a very scenic metropolitan area of more than 450,000 people. Chattanooga is a mid-sized city that has been featured in US News and World Report and Parade as one of America's most livable cities. This family-friendly city has gained international attention for its downtown and riverfront development, public and private partnerships, excellent quality of life and reasonable living costs. The university's private endowment, currently valued at more than $100 million, enables UTC to maintain academic excellence beyond that funded by state appropriations. Visit our main website: www.utc.edu. UTC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title VI and IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution.

University of Texas-Austin. The Department of Sociology and the Center for African and African-American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invite applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or an early Associate Professor position with a starting date of September 1, 2006 (pending budgetary approval). Areas of specialization must be in Race and Culture with a focus on communities of African Descent. Candidates with interests in gendered aspects of these areas are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidates should have a strong publication and teaching record. Job duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, research, and service to the Department, the Center, and the University. We will consider only those individuals who have completed all requirements for the PhD prior to the time of appointment. Screening will begin December 15 and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of introduction, Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references to: Faculty Search Committee (Race/Culture), Department of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, One University Station, #A1700, Austin, TX 78712-0118. The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Institutional policy requires a background check for security sensitive positions, which includes all faculty positions.

University of Texas-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in Sociology to teach undergraduate and graduate sociology courses as needed by the department. Courses of special interest are family, aging, health, gender and statistics. The ability to develop and teach courses in Spanish as part of the university Dual Language Program is a plus but not required. This is a full-time tenure-track position offered for August 2006. Required: PhD in Sociology. ABDs considered. Please submit a letter of intent, résumé, transcripts (a copy is acceptable for applying), a list of five references with name, address, telephone number and email address to Human Resources, UTB/TSC, 80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, TX 78520; 1-800-544-8208 or (956) 882-8205; fax (956) 882-7476. For more information visit our web site www.utb.tsc.

University of Texas Pan-American. The Department of Sociology is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position beginning fall of 2006. Candidates are required to have a PhD in sociology and a strong record of commitment to research and teaching commensurate with appointed rank. Candidates should possess expertise in quantitative methods and in one or more of the following areas: health, life course (with emphasis on either childhood or aging), family, immigration, education, or deviance. Grant writing experience is desirable. Please send an application letter, Curriculum Vita, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to send letters of recommendation to: Kelly F. Himmel, Sociology Search Committee, Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, Texas 78541. Review of materials will begin February 10, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code §51.215(c) and Texas Government Code § 411.094 (a)(2).

Texas Tech University. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work seeks a Chairperson to begin in August 2006. Applicants must have a doctorate in Sociology, Anthropology or Social Work. The new Chairperson must be able to coordinate and lead a multidisciplinary department of 21 tenured/tenure track faculty (11 in Sociology, six in Anthropology, and four in Social Work), with three undergraduate majors (currently 227 in Sociology, 80 in Anthropology and 96 in Social Work), which offers two Masters Degrees (currently 14 Sociology and 12 Anthropology Masters candidates), and which participates in many interdisciplinary programs including Women's Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies, and Criminology/Forensic Sciences. The new Chair must also have an established record that merits the rank of professor, and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Discipline and area of specialization are open. Applicants must also be able to work closely with other units in a major research university of 28,000 students with associated law and medical schools. Additional information about the Department and Texas Tech University can be found at www.ttu.edu. We especially encourage applications from and nominations of members of under-represented groups. Applicants should submit (1) a letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; and (3) names and contact information of four references to David Roach, College of Arts and Sciences, Box 3083, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-3083. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2006, and will continue until the position is filled. Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Union College (Schenectady, New York) seeks applicants for an endowed chair, the John and Jane Wold professorship in Religious Studies, to assume directorship of an interdisciplinary program. The successful candidate will be hired with tenure in the department of the candidate's field at the associate/full professor level. He or she will be expected to teach courses in the religious studies program as well as to direct it. The successful applicant will be a person who, in addition to his or her specialized field of expertise, can provide a broad overview of the importance of religion and religious studies within a liberal arts curriculum and be able to provide more general exposure to world religions, ancient or modern, and to theories about religion. Union offers substantial support for scholarship, and candidates for this position must demonstrate strong credentials in research and publication as well as excellence in undergraduate teaching. Further information about Union College may be found at www.union.edu/. Applicants should send a dossier, including cover letter, writing sample, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be directed to the attention of Peter Heinegg, Chair of Religious Studies Search Committee, Department of English, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 12308. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2005 and will continue to the position is filled. For full consideration applications should be received by January 1, 2005. Union College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Wayne State University. The Department of Sociology invites applications for one tenure track position to begin fall 2006. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to one or more of departmental areas of concentration (deviance, family, inequality, and medical) and teach theory or methods at the graduate level. A PhD is expected at the time of employment. Wayne State is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution. The department has strong links to the Institute of Gerontology, the School of Medicine, and other institutes and centers on campus. The Metropolitan Detroit area offers numerous opportunities to those with urban and applied research interests. Please check the human resources Web site at: jobs.wayne.edu and create an online application and upload a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae. Please send three letters of recommendation to The Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Wayne State University, 2228 F/AB, Detroit, MI 48202. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more about this position, please check our Web site at: www.la.wayne.edu/sociology. Wayne State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and minority persons

University of West Alabama. Tenure-track Position in Sociology. Teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including Principles of Sociology, Sociological Theory, Marriage and the Family, Minority Relations, and other courses for which qualified PhD in sociology (ABDs will be considered). Dependent upon training and experience; includes excellent benefits package. Application deadline: December 16, 2005. Starting date: August 15, 2006. Send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, at least three current letters of recommendation and transcripts of all college work to: Michael Cooke, Dean College of Liberal Arts, The University of West Alabama, Station 23, Livingston, AL 35470. See full position announcement and application process at employment.uwa.edu/jobs. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applications encouraged.

West Virginia University. The Division of Sociology and Anthropology at West Virginia University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position. This is a one-year appointment, beginning August 16, 2006, with the possibility of renewal for two additional years, contingent on need, funding and performance. The Division is seeking applicants who can teach sections of two or more of the following courses, including large lecture sections: Introduction to Sociology, Ethnic Groups, Race Relations, Illness and Health, Third World Development, Sociology of Law, Social Change, Economy and Society, Sociological Theory. Other courses may also be considered. Applicants should have received the PhD degree in sociology, or be advanced to candidacy (ABD). Those interested should send a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, evidence of effective teaching and three letters of recommendation to the following address: Chair, Division of Sociology and Anthropology, West Virginia University, 307 Knapp Hall, PO Box 6326, Morgantown, WV 26506-6326. Review of applications will begin on January 15th and continue until the position is filled. The University community of Morgantown offers plentiful educational opportunities as well as recreational outlets, is within easy driving distance of Pittsburgh, PA and is about 200 miles northwest of Washington, DC. West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action, Equal-Opportunity employer that values diversity. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age or disability.

West Virginia State University. Assistant Professor Of Sociology (Two Positions). The Department of Sociology of West Virginia State University is seeking two full-time, tenure track faculty members at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in August 2006. In addition to teaching introductory sociology courses, at least two areas of specialization are desired: Candidate #1 Sociology of Health. Candidate #2 Research Methodology, Demographics. Each must have at least two of the following areas: minority relations, women's studies, stratification, urban sociology, rural sociology, sociology of the family, or criminology. The successful applicant will have the earned doctorate and a willingness to include current educational technology into both teaching and research. ABDs will be accepted if degree will be in hand by June 2006. Prior teaching experience is required. Salary is commensurate with experience. West Virginia State University is an historically black institution which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially diverse, baccalaureate and masters degree institution which styles itself a living laboratory of Human Relations. WVSU is the largest institution of higher learning in the metropolitan area of West Virginia's state capital Charleston, serving approximately 5,000 students. Applicants should send a letter of application, a Curriculum Vita, a statement of teaching and research philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Patricia M. Shafer, Interim Dean, College of Business Administration and Social Sciences, 112 Hill Hall, West Virginia State University, PO Box 1000, Institute, WV 25112-1000, by January 2, 2006. Application portfolio may also be emailed to shaferpm@wvstateu.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Western Illinois University. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning the fall semester of 2006. We are seeking a sociology professor with a specialty in race/class/gender and quantitative research methods who will teach at the Quad Cities campus of Western Illinois University. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the impact of race, class, and gender on work, family, health, and crime as well as required sociological methods courses. This position requires some teaching of introductory sociology and/or social problems courses. Excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly research and/or potential, and PhD in Sociology are required. Screening of applications will begin January 15 and continues until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application indicating teaching and research interests, Curriculum Vitae, evidence of effective teaching skills, three letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts to: John F. Wozniak, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Western Illinois University, One University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Western Illinois University. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sociology at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning the fall semester of 2006. We are seeking a sociology professor who has a specialty in criminology. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in criminology, juvenile delinquency, and sociology of corrections. This position requires some teaching of introductory sociology and/or social problems courses. Excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly research and/or potential, and PhD in Sociology are required. Screening of applications will begin January 15 and continues until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of application indicating teaching and research interests, Curriculum Vitae, evidence of effective teaching skills, three letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts to: John F. Wozniak, Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Western Illinois University, One University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Wheaton College announces a tenure-track position in sociology at the level of assistant professor or beginning associate professor. The combined Department of Sociology & Anthropology includes six faculty members and about 115 undergraduate majors. A successful candidate will have a PhD in sociology with specializations in at least two of the following: sexuality, gender, family, life course, small groups, social change, and social movements. Faculty members teach six courses annually, including Introduction to Sociology. Application deadline is December 1, 2005 or until position is filled, with responsibilities beginning August 1, 2006. Send letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae to: James Mathisen, Chair, Search Committee; Department of Sociology & Anthropology; Wheaton College; 501 College Avenue; Wheaton, IL 60187. Wheaton College is an evangelical protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff members affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations. The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Williams College. The Department of Anthropology & Sociology invites applications for an anticipated one-year visiting position in sociology beginning July 1, 2006. The department has a unique interdisciplinary focus that emphasizes qualitative work. Areas of inquiry and rank are open, but we seek candidates whose interests complement the department's existing strengths. Desirable specialties include, but are not limited to social stratification, deviance, ethnicity, gender, work and occupations, and empirically grounded analyses of major social institutions. The PhD should be in hand by the date of appointment. Five semester courses per year. Salary and benefits very competitive. For initial application, send only Curriculum Vitae and detailed cover letter outlining research and teaching interests to: Chair, Sociology Search Committee, Stetson Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267. Application deadline: December 15, 2005. Williams College is located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, a three-hour drive from both Cambridge and New York. This position represents an ideal opportunity for a recent PhD to acquire teaching experience in a liberal arts setting. Williams College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from minorities and women.

Winthrop University. Assistant Professor of Sociology. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track position to begin August 2006. Primary specialization is Population/Demography. Mail or email a letter of application along with (1) a current Curriculum Vitae, (2) a sample of representative written work (article- or chapter-length), (3) evidence of teaching excellence and commitment to student learning, (4) three letters of reference, and (5) all graduate transcripts. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses, including statistics or research methods, demography, stratification, race and ethnic relations, and an interdisciplinary course in the university's General Education program; will participate in departmental, college, and university service (including advising) and will engage in research in areas of interest. PhD in sociology is required for appointment as an assistant professor. A successful candidate still ABD at the time of employment would receive a non-tenure track appointment as an instructor. The department has eight tenure track faculty serving over 130 majors. We have a liberal arts orientation, a commitment to undergraduate students, and an exceptional level of research productivity for a BA program. Contact Jonathan Marx, Interim Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733; (803)-323-4657; email Marxj@winthrop.edu. Winthrop is a state-supported, comprehensive university in the Charlotte, NC)metro area. It is among US News and World Report's top public southern universities, and several buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. More information is available at www.winthrop.edu. We will begin reviewing applications on December 16, 2005. Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Wisconsin-Madison interdisciplinary Legal Studies Program seeks to hire one or more faculty members for tenure-track or tenured appointments in any appropriate department. Successful candidates will be full members of their home departments but will also have leadership and teaching roles in Legal Studies, a degree-granting interdisciplinary undergraduate program. We seek applicants from the social sciences and humanities with primary interests relating to law, legal institutions, or legal processes. We welcome a variety of theoretical and disciplinary approaches, whether applied to the United States or cross-nationally. Regardless of scholarly focus, applicants must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, and must be committed to working with students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In particular, applicants should show an ability to teach a capstone course on either law and social science or law and the humanities, and to play a central role in developing the program's curriculum, reputation, and institutional linkages. Candidates will be expected to have a PhD or its equivalent by the time of appointment. In addition to their home departments, all Legal Studies faculty are affiliated with the Institute for Legal Studies in the Law School; joint faculty appointments in the Law School may also be possible under appropriate conditions. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a Curriculum Vita, a sample publication or written work, and three letters of recommendation to Donald A. Downs, Director; c/o Legal Studies Search Committee; 8137 Social Science Building; 1180 Observatory Drive; University of Wisconsin; Madison, WI 53706-1393.Email submissions will not be accepted. Applications must be received by December 26 in order to be given the fullest consideration. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the identity of the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning September 1, 2006. Position 1 is a two-thirds appointment in Sociology and a one-third appointment in Women's Studies. Applicants should have a primary specialization in the sociology of gender and be able to teach an intermediate gender and society course and an upper level sociology of gender course. Position 2 is a two-thirds appointment in Sociology and a one-third appointment in Environmental Studies. Applicants should have a primary specialization in the sociology of the environment and be able to teach an intermediate interdisciplinary environment and society course and an upper level social ecology course. Areas of secondary specialization for both positions are open, but we would be particularly interested in demography, qualitative methods, medical sociology, aging, deviance, and law. All faculty are expected to be active scholars and to advise majors and minors. A strong commitment to undergraduate education is essential, and an ability to involve students in research is particularly desirable. A PhD in Sociology by September 2006 is essential. Send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement (and evaluations, if available), research agenda statement, writing sample, three current letters of recommendation, and transcripts (official or photocopy) to: Gerry Grzyb, Chair; Dept. of Sociology; UW Oshkosh; 800 Algoma Blvd; Oshkosh, WI 54901. Application deadline: January 16, 2006. Please visit our website: www.uwosh.ed. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for an entry level, tenure-track, assistant professor position in sociology commencing in August 2006. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours per semester, including introductory sociology and other sociology courses that contribute to the University's commitments to general education, globalization, diversity, and/or a program of Applied Social Science. Also conduct scholarly activity and be responsible for professional service including committee work, student advisement, and course and program development. PhD or ABD in Sociology with an applied specialty is required, and PhD awarded by the beginning of the appointment. Ability to teach undergraduate non-majors and scholarly promise are also required. Interest in on-line delivery is a plus. UW-Stout is a laptop campus where instruction is student centered, and use of new teaching methodologies and technologies is expected. Salary is commensurate with education and expertise. For full position description, please visit www.uwstout.edu/cas/socsci. Send letter of application indicating position "SOC-028", Curriculum Vitae, and copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Becky Simonson, SOC-028, Social Science Department, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751. Screening of applications will begin December 16, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Wisconsin-Stout is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to diversity in its personnel, students and programs.

University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for an entry level, tenure-track, assistant professor position in sociology commencing in August 2006. The successful candidate will teach 12 credit hours per semester, including introductory sociology and other sociology courses and some anthropology courses that contribute to the University's commitments to general education, globalization, diversity, and/or a program of Applied Social Science. Also conduct scholarly activity and be responsible for professional service including committee work, student advisement, and course and program development. PhD or ABD in Sociology is required, with PhD awarded by the beginning of the appointment. Ability to teach undergraduate non-majors and scholarly promise are also required. The successful candidate will have an applied focus in their area of specialization. Strong preference will be given to the candidate with graduate work in anthropology. Interest in on-line delivery is a plus. UW-Stout is a laptop campus where instruction is student centered, and use of new teaching methodologies and technologies is expected. Salary is commensurate with education and expertise. For full position description, please visit www.uwstout.edu/cas/socsci. Send letter of application indicating position "SOC-029", Curriculum Vitae, and copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Becky Simonson, SOC-029, Social Science Department, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI 54751. Screening of applications will begin December 16, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Wisconsin-Stout is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to diversity in its personnel, students and programs.

York University. Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in political sociology, to commence on July 1, 2006. We are seeking a candidate whose theoretical and empirical focus addresses the ways in which relations of social inequality, place, class, and/or citizenship shape, and are shaped by, political processes, institutions, organizations, and events. Also desirable is an established research interest in public policy analysis. The Department of Sociology is strongly committed to extending the diversity of its faculty and especially welcomes applications from male and female visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Details regarding application procedures and deadline at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the Affirmative Action office at (416) 736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.




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