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Lecturer in Sociology Position at The University of Melbourne
The School of Social & Political Sciences is at the forefront of teaching and research in the social sciences in Australia. We have a team of dedicated academic and professional staff in the disciplines of Political Science, Criminology and Sociology as well as our allied research centres providing a dynamic and rewarding environment to further your studies. Our courses are concerned with how we make sense of the world in which we live, the current challenges we face and how both Australian and international political, legal and social institutions ought to respond to complex problems which face us in an era of globalization and rapid social change. The Sociology discipline, housed in the School of Social & Political Sciences is currently seeking a Level B academic.
Assistant Professor Position Available at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Westminster College, in Salt Lake City, Utah seeks a Full-time Assistant Professor of Sociology starting August 2013. Responsibilities include teaching three (4-credit-hour) classes per semester, academic advising, and committee participation. Ph.D. in sociology or related discipline required; ABD with completion date prior to August 2013 will be considered. We are especially seeking candidates who can teach courses in applied sociology, public sociology, and/or social policy in addition to their area of specialty. Salary and benefits are competitive. Consistently ranked among the top 25 regional colleges and universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report and included in the Princeton Review's "Best 377 Colleges," Westminster College is a private, selective, independent college located in scenic Salt Lake City with immediate access to exceptional cultural, educational, and recreational activities. We seek candidates who can demonstrate skills, experience, and potential to facilitate the learning of all students, including those historically underrepresented in higher education (such as students of color, LGBT students, students with disabilities, first-generation college students, and more).Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. For the complete position description and application information, please go to https://jobs.westminstercollege.edu.
University of South Florida Postdoctoral Scholars Social Sciences and Humanities, 2013-14
Global Change in a Dynamic World
As part of this initiative, the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the fifth year of its Postdoctoral Scholars program in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The over-arching theme for this years scholars is Global Change in a Dynamic World. Potential themes include (but are not limited to) sustainability; sustainable development; hazard and disaster management; climate change; population changes; technology and information issues; communication and language development; cultural diasporas; ethnicity, gender, and aging issues; cultural heritage and histories; citizenship; identity; health, economic, education, and environmental disparities; political economy; ethics; human rights; animal rights; peace and conflict studies; injury and violence; security and surveillance issues. Specific research and geographical areas are open, and applicants may consider both past and contemporary perspectives.
Postdoctoral Scholars will: (i) contribute to one or more of the priority goals of the strategic plan; (ii) work closely with distinguished faculty; (iii) participate in an interdisciplinary project with the cohort of postdoctoral scholars; (iv) teach two courses over a twelve-month period; and (v) continue to build an independent research record and engage in publishing refereed articles and creative scholarship.
Final application submission deadline is Friday December 7, 2012.
**Official transcripts will need to be supplied by those individuals who receive formal offers.
USF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access employer.
1. Strength of research/creative scholarship record and demonstrated promise of a successful academic career.
2. Research and teaching experience in Global Change in a Dynamic World aligned with the goals of the USF Strategic Plan especially interdisciplinary inquiry, global initiatives, and community engagement.
3. Teaching experience and contributions that fit within USF programs.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tenure-Track
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research record and agenda, as well as potential for securing external funding. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses per term, usually two to three undergraduate courses and one to two graduate courses each calendar year. Teaching Introduction to Sociology (enrollment 30-80 students) is required. Additional courses may be standard lower level sociology courses or other undergraduate and graduate courses within the candidate’s specialty area. All department faculty are expected to participate in instruction, to develop a program of publication and externally-funded research, to be engaged in our graduate program(s) and to be active in service. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in an interdisciplinary university setting with a professionally diverse faculty.
The Department of Social Sciences consists of seventeen tenured and tenure-track faculty and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Our faculty represent diverse disciplinary backgrounds within the social sciences. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs in anthropology, history, and social science and M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Environmental and Energy Policy and in Industrial Archaeology; contributes to campus-wide general education; and participates in the largest Peace Corps Master’s International Program in the nation.
Michigan Tech is a mid-sized public research university (RU/H) with approximately 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world. These students enroll in 130 degree programs in arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and economics; computing; engineering; forestry and environmental science; natural and physical sciences; and technology. Michigan Tech is ranked in the top tier of national universities according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2011” and received “Best in the Midwest” honors in Princeton Review’s The Best 373 Colleges, 2011 Edition. Our university values cross-disciplinary faculty and student contributions to global sustainability. A number of centers and institutes, including the Sustainable Futures Institute, Center for Water and Society, Ecosystem Science Center, connect faculty researching and teaching on many environmental topics. Social Sciences faculty regularly participate through research projects with colleagues from diverse disciplines across the university, particularly benefitting from university strengths in engineering, forestry and environmental sciences.
Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. The university is also in its sixth year of a strategic faculty hiring initiative (see www.mtu.edu/sfhi). We have a Dual Career Program which assists departments with partner orientation to the university and identification of possible positions for partners (see www.dual.mtu.edu).
Assistant or Associate Professorship
Head, Department of Sociology FACULTY OF ARTS – University of British Columbia – Vancouver
The Faculty of Arts invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Sociology, with anticipated start date of July 1, 2013. We expect that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of full Professor; however, exceptional candidates at the senior Associate Professor level also will be considered. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., a distinguished record of research preferably in any of the Department's broad areas of specialization, a strong commitment to advancing all areas of research, a demonstrated commitment to high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and possess a track record of successful graduate supervision. The Department is committed to international visibility, research excellence and societal impact.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate vision and creativity as a leader, administrator, and advocate for the Department. The Head is responsible for recruiting and evaluating faculty, developing scholarly initiatives, and overseeing the educational programs and the financial health of the unit. For information about the Department, visit www.soci.ubc.ca. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment as Head is typically for a five-year term with the possibility for reappointment.
Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, a sample of research publications, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of four referees, whom we may contact for confidential letters of reference. Applications and inquiries may be addressed to Professor Geraldine Pratt, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, 1866 Main Mall, Buchanan A240, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
We welcome applicants with expertise in a variety of methodological techniques, but expect that the candidate’s research and teaching, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, will contribute to existing department strengths in global comparative analysis. Furthermore, our new colleague will offer a distinctively sociological focus to interdisciplinary collaborations across the University where global health issues are being addressed in multiple Schools, Centers, and Departments. Stony Brook University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment.
PhD required or anticipated completion of PhD by August 31, 2013.
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
For information about Stony Brook Sociology, please see our website: www.stonybrook.edu/sociology
Applicants should apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2103. The application consists of the following: 1) Cover letter, 2) Research Statement 3) Teaching Statement, 4) Curriculum Vitae, 5) Three Writing Samples, and 6) A Minimum of Three Letters of Recommendation.
Alternatively, submit items 1- 6 to:
While the search will remain open until the position is filled, for full consideration please submit your materials by November 19, 2012.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for up to two positions at the assistant or associate professor level beginning Fall 2013.
Required Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology by August 31, 2013, with the ability to teach courses in research design, and qualitative and/or quantitative research methods. Areas of concentration are open. Areas of strength in the department include health, Latino/a studies, and religion. Preference may be given to scholars in these areas, though the department welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. All applicants must provide evidence of a record of scholarly research and professional publications commensurate with the rank for which the application is made. Applicants are also encouraged to provide evidence of effective teaching.
To be considered at the tenure-track assistant professor level, successful applicants must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications, and demonstrate commitments to instructional excellence and departmental service. Ideal candidates will have participated in collaborative research, and will have had prior classroom experience as an instructor of record.
To be considered at the tenured associate professor level, successful applicants must have an established research agenda for securing external grants, a strong record of publications, excellent teaching skills with demonstrated effectiveness, and a track record of service. Ideal candidates will have experience leading collaborative research projects, and demonstrate instructional effectiveness at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to include the mentoring of graduate students. Ideal candidates should demonstrate substantial progress toward promotion to Full Professor. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate is required to pursue an active research and publishing agenda, and to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching assignments will be made at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department is developing a Ph.D., and seeks candidates experienced in graduate education at the doctoral level.
Applicants should submit electronically in PDF format:
1. Letter of application that states applying rank, research interest, teaching experiences, and qualifications for the position
2. Current curriculum vita
3. Copy of graduate transcripts
4. One sample of written or published scholarly work
5. Two representative samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant
6. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction)
7. Name and contact information for three references (to include name, address, telephone number, and email address) that are familiar with the applicant's work
Send electronic materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send hardcopy application materials to:
Department of Sociology, Search Committee Chair
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249-0655
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.
Job Posting Title: Assistant Professor
Job Summary: The Sociology Department and the Institute of African American Studies at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 23, 2013. The candidate will be jointly appointed with the Institute of African American Studies; the tenure home will be in Sociology. We are looking for candidates whose research focuses on African/African Americans and health. The successful candidate will pursue rigorous research programs, contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, provide service to the university and the profession, and have the potential to seek external funds to support their scholarly activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned PhD in Sociology by August 23, 2013; research that focuses on African/African Americans and health. Promise of research excellence as evidenced through publications or publishing potential. The ability to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in Sociology and African American Studies and to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience. Promise of teaching excellence. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
Preferred Qualifications: The ability to contribute to research on "Minority Health, or "Health Disparities," or "Health Diversity" among African/African American populations. Exceptional promise to secure external funding for research.
Appointment Terms: This is a 9-month, tenure track position. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with background, qualifications and experience. The candidate will be jointly appointed with the Institute of African American Studies; the tenure home will be in Sociology.
To Apply: Please upload a curriculum vitae, a statement describing your research plans and a teaching statement, selected scholarly publications (or unpublished scholarly manuscript), via Husky hire www.jobs.uconn.edu. Three letters of reference, with the Search # 2013184 and candidate’s name on the subject line, should be sent toSociJntAfrAmer@uconn.edu Applications submitted by October 15, 2012 will be given fullest consideration. The deadline for applications is November 9, 2012. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in sociology beginning August 2013. We seek candidates who conduct research and teach courses in inequality and social change from a global and/or comparative-historical perspective. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester, and may include stratification/inequalities, global processes/transformations, social change, social movements, and transnationalism. In addition, the teaching load will include core courses such as introductory sociology and senior seminar. Preference will be given to those candidates whose expertise lies outside the United States and whose primary emphasis is on comparative study and the interconnections between global forces and local conditions. Successful applicants must demonstrate excellent teaching and commitment to undergraduate education. Demonstrated active scholarship and a willingness to work closely with colleagues in both anthropology and sociology are imperative.
Requirements: Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered. Rank and Salary are commensurate with experience. Applicants should have prior teaching experience. A commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of undergraduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (syllabi and course evaluations), and three letters of recommendation to Matthew Oware, Chair; Department of Sociology & Anthropology; DePauw University, 100 E. Seminary, Greencastle, IN 46135. Review of applications will begin on December 15 and continue until the position is filled. DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. DePauw is a liberal arts university located approximately 45 miles from Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Lafayette, Indiana. For information about the department, please visit our web site at http://www.depauw.edu/acad/socanthro. DePauw University is an EEOE. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
The department of Sociology and Anthropology at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in sociology to begin August 2013. We seek a broadly trained sociologist committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and active scholarship, who can contribute to our core curriculum in social theory or methods of inquiry. Areas of specialization are open, but we will give particular consideration to those working from a global perspective and/or in the areas of critical race theory, mass media, popular culture or the uses of new media and information technology. We welcome candidates engaged in public sociology whose research and teaching are engaged with broader communities. To view to full posting and apply, go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number 0404861. Candidates must complete the online faculty profile in order for their candidacy to be active. Applicants must also mail a letter of interest, CV, writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any) and arrange for three letters of recommendation be sent to: Sociology Search Chair, Sociology & Anthropology, MSC 7501, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807. Review of applications will begin November 2, 2012. James Madison University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access employer and especially encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Institution: University of Illinois-Chicago
Candidates must have a doctorate in sociology and a strong commitment to research, teaching, and supervising student theses and dissertations. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The deadline for receipt of applications is September 24, 2012, at which time we will begin our review and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should go to http://jobs.uic.edu (click on the Job Board and then the position), complete the online application (please include the names and email addresses of 3 references), include a letter of interest, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and writing samples. Referees will receive an email with instructions about how to submit their letter of recommendation through the online system. The final authorization of this position is subject to availability of state funding.
The Sociology Department at UIC is an energetic community of scholars committed to teaching, research, and using sociological expertise to engage with the world for the public good. UIC is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive University located in the heart of one of the nation's largest metropolitan areas. It is a comprehensive public university with a diverse student body of more than 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. As an AA/EOE, UIC encourages applications from women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Questions about the position can be directed to Professor William Bielby, chair of the search committee. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Assistant Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Sociology)
The New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Sociology with an emphasis on structures of class inequality. Applicants must have expertise in class inequality in global contexts, including the U.S. Of particular interest are scholars who explore inequality using historic, comparative, extended case and/or institutional ethnographic methods in their research. To qualify applicants must have a PhD in Sociology by August, 2013, evidence of an ongoing research program and level of publication consistent with experience, and evidence of successful college/university teaching.
Application procedure: Send the following items electronically to Jamie Howell at NewCollegeJobs@asu.edu: 1) a letter of application, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) three samples of scholarly work; 4) teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching accomplishment; and 5) the names and contact information for three references (references will not be contacted without candidate notification). Application deadline is January 7, 2013; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. For complete application information and requirements see http://newcollege.asu.edu/jobs. Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement may be found at: https://www.asu.edu/titleIX.
San José State University
San José, California
ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION AVAILABILITY
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Specialization: Quantitative Research Methods and Social Statistics, Applied Research or
Inequality (with emphasis on Race and Class) or Education
Job Opening ID (JOID): 22444
Rank: Assistant Professor
Qualifications: We seek to hire a faculty member whose specialization is in the area of Quantitative Research Methods and Social Statistics with expertise in social inequalities (race and class), sociology of education, or social justice education. Experience with research approaches in an applied setting (program evaluation, community development, participatory action, and mixed-method research) desirable. Experience teaching to diverse students; applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural student population through training, teaching, and other comparable experience. Ph.D. in Sociology or related discipline at the time of hiring.
Responsibilities: Teaching and research in undergraduate research methods, social statistics, and graduate methods and statistics, in addition to area of expertise; four course per semester teaching load. Candidate must address the needs of a diverse student population in terms of age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation, demonstrated through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 19, 2013
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 3, 2012 to:
Chair, Search Committee,
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 945,942), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 29,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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Job Posting Title: (2) Assistant Professors and (1) Associate or Full Professor Job Summary:
The Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, and one at the tenured Associate or Full Professor level, with a starting date of August 23, 2013. We are seeking candidates who will pursue rigorous research programs, contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, provide service to the university and the profession, and seek external funds to support their scholarly activities. The areas of hiring priority are sociology of family; race, racism and ethnic group relations; and sociology of culture or social movements.
Qualifications for the Assistant Professor level:
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned PhD in Sociology by August 23, 2013; promise of research excellence as evidenced through publications or publishing potential; and evidence of ability to teach in the priority area for which the candidate is applying. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
Preferred Qualifications: Exceptional promise in research, teaching, and service; candidates who can, in addition to their specialty areas, also contribute to our required graduate and undergraduate course offerings in qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or sociological theory.
Qualifications for the Senior level:
Minimum Qualifications: A record commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
Preferred Qualifications: Significant national and/or international scholarly reputation as documented through publications, funding and/or prominence in the field; and candidates who can, in addition to their specialty areas, also contribute to our required graduate and undergraduate course offerings in qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or sociological theory.
Appointment Terms: These are 9-month, tenure track positions. The typical course load is two courses per semester. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with background, qualifications and experience.
To Apply: For Assistant Professor Candidates, please upload a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, selected scholarly papers and publications to www.jobs.uconn.edu. Three letters of reference, with the Search # 2013179 and candidate’s name on the subject line, should be sent to email@example.com
For Senior Candidates, please upload a curriculum vitae, a statement describing research plans and teaching interests, selected scholarly papers and publications and names of people who can provide references to www.jobs.uconn.edu. We will then contact selected candidates for reference letters. Applications submitted by October 15, 2012 will be given fullest consideration. The deadline for applications is November 9, 2012. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
I hope to reach Racial and Ethnic Minorities members with this unique job opportunity at University of Idaho. We are currently conducting a search with preference (but not requirement) for associate level applicants (with competitive salary/benefits and start-up compensation). The position is founded on a state-level data and cybersecurity initiative (IGEM), which means the individual would be providing social science expertise to an interdisciplinary team for the first three years at our institution. We are very interested in candidates whose research and teaching strongly ties to the Inequalities emphasis in our curriculum (refer to our website http://www.uidaho.edu/class/socanthro). We encourage, most especially, applicants with strong backgrounds in race and ethnicity. If interested, potential candidates can contact me, Leontina Hormel, at firstname.lastname@example.org or our Department Chair, Dr. John Mihelich (email@example.com). The full announcement is available below:
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY
ACADEMIC FACULTY OPENING
SOCIOLOGY (RANK OPEN)
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
The Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks to fill an Assistant Professor position, with primary expertise in Urban Sociology, with additional interests in gender, race, and qualitative methods, beginning in Fall 2013. Located on LUC’s attractive Lakeshore Campus, the department has a well-established doctoral program as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. For more details about the department, see www.luc.edu/sociology/index.shtml. Particularly attractive candidates will be able to teach courses and mentor graduate students in qualitative analysis and field methods. Accompanying its efforts to fill positions in urban sociology the department will also search for candidates who can advance its abiding interests in urban sustainability, immigration, religion, or medical sociology. Proficiency in Spanish also considered positively. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly publication, grant writing, and excellence in teaching, and should have completed their doctoral degree by August 15, 2013.
Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a statement of/research agenda, materials demonstrating teaching expertise, samples of scholarly writing, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate"s qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.
Review of applications will begin October 12, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact:
Rhys H. Williams, Chairperson
LUC, Chicago's Jesuit University, strives for diversity in its faculty, students and staff. Underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. LUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator. For further information about the university, please consult its website at www.luc.edu.
University of Utah. The Department of Sociology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or tenure-track advanced Assistant Professor to begin July, 2013. We are seeking a sociologist who will contribute to the Department’s specialty in Population and Health (description available at www.soc.utah.edu/graduate/description.html
The sociology program features two integrated research foci in Population and Health and Comparative International Sociology and awards the BS/BA, MA, MStat, and PhD, with about 500 undergraduate majors and a well regarded doctoral program. The department was recently ranked 32nd in the US in terms of influential publications and the University of Utah is ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world in the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities. The University is situated in a metropolitan area of 1.3 million, within thirty minutes of hiking and skiing in the spectacular Wasatch Mountain Range.
Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 5, 2012.
Applications will be accepted at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/16629 and will include a cover letter, research and teaching statements, a curriculum vita, samples of scholarly work, and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Position availability is contingent on final budgetary approval.
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:http://www.regulations.utah.edu/humanResources/5-106.html.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstratedcommitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Job ID: 8329
Rice University. Pending administrative approval, the Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position with a preference for the Assistant Professor level to begin July 2013. We welcomeapplications from all areas of specialty, but please look to our departmental website (http://sociology.rice.edu) to see our specialties both as a department and as individual researchers. We welcome applicants who can build on our areas of research study or expand upon and broaden our existing strengths. As also detailed on our website, Rice is a Research 1 private institution and offers several unique advantages including PhD and postdoctoral fellowship programs, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, competitive salaries, and outstanding undergraduate students. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of published work, and three letters of recommendation to: Chair of the Junior Search Committee, Rice University, Department of Sociology MS-28, 6100 Main Street, Houston TX, 77005-1892. The application deadline is October 1st, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Ph.D. preferred; Ph.D. required by Nov. 1 of first year of employment. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Job ID: 8363