Monthly Archives: January 2016

California State University-Merced Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 26

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” We are interested in applicants whose research will contribute to our existing strengths in social inequality (race, class, gender and sexuality), social institutions (e.g., education, health), and politics (social movements, public policy); and who have an excellent record of publication. Preference will be given to those who have the ability to teach graduate statistics.”

URL: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00288

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Amherst College Copeland Fellowships

Deadline: March 1
Length: 1 year
Comments: Theme is “The Social Life of Guns”; “We are especially interested in projects that address questions such as the following:  how and why do guns become objects of social identity?  What is the importance of these objects in defining the meaning of citizenship? Should we think about the problem of gun violence as an epidemiological issue or as a matter of criminal justice?” ” We welcome literary scholars, political theorists, historians, anthropologists, sociologists, philosophers, legal scholars, and others whose work illuminates, directly or indirectly, “the gun” as a social, cultural, and political phenomenon.”
URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/33692

University of Colorado-Boulder Open Rank Professorship in Anthropology of Education and Qualitative Research Methodology

Deadline: Originally October 15, 2015, but re-posted on HigherEdJobs 1/28

Length: Tenure-track/tenured

Comments: “We are seeking candidates who are specialists in ethnography and who also have knowledge of a broad repertoire of qualitative methods of inquiry such as critical qualitative research, participatory and community-based research, discourse analysis, design studies, and mixed-methods research. In addition, we seek scholars who (1) have disciplinary expertise in the production and reproduction of culture, youth identity formation and schooling; or in the scholarship of race/ethnicity or gender in education; and (2) work with children or youth from immigrant families or other historically marginalized communities in the U.S.

URL: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=21484&stype=JB-10062

University of Colorado Instructorship in Social Sciences

Deadline: February 26

Length: Apparently fixed-term; unstated

Comments: “The Honors Program at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time instructor appointment in a social science discipline to begin Fall 2016. Preference will be given to those with the ability to teach courses in Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, or Women and Gender Studies.”

URL: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=03590&lang=en&stype=JB-10062

New Mexico Highlands University Assistant Professorship in Criminal Justice Studies/Sociology

Deadline: February 29

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Primary areas of expertise should be in criminology, criminal justice and statistical data analysis. Preferred Qualifications: a) research related to gender or ethnic issues, b) previous success working with diverse student populations, c) previous experience interacting with multicultural communities, and 4) demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching & research.”

URL: NMHU Sociology job

Fritz Bauer Institute Guest Researcher/Professor Position in the History and Impact of the Holocaust

Deadline: March 31

Length: 1 semester

Comments: “A researcher or professor of Holocaust studies is sought who works on an interdisciplinary basis and whose main focus is located in research into the history and impact of the Holocaust in Germany or Europe-wide from the perspective of the social sciences, the humanities or the human sciences.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52497

University of Toronto-Scarborough Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Studies

Deadline: March 20

Length: 1 year

Comments:

Position 1 – We seek applicants with primary research experience in one or more of the following areas: urban food security; food and diaspora; urban food activism; food and urban livelihoods/labour; and urban agriculture.

Position 2 – We seek applicants with primary research experience in either or both of: food and sensory experience; and/or critical approaches to nutrition discourses and practices.  This position will appeal to emerging scholars with a background in Science and Technology Studies or other humanistic or social science approaches to diet, nutrition, and foodways.

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52500

Rice University Gragg Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Transnational Asian Studies

Deadline: February 12 (posted 1/25)

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for 1 more

Comments: “By “transnational,” we mean an approach that devotes particular attention to the movement of people, products, ideas, technologies, etc. across established borders and boundaries. The search is open to geographical areas within Asia (including Asian America) and historical time of research.” Applicants must have a “PhD degree in hand by the time of appointment in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Art, Asian Studies, Cinema, Comparative Literature, Global Health Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, or Women’s/Gender/Sexuality Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/6414

Northern Michigan University Instructorship in Cultural Anthropology

Deadline: February 29

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Teach introductory sociocultural anthropology, and advanced courses in native peoples of the Great Lakes, religion and society and anthropological theory.

URL: NMU anthropology job