December 2005 Employment Bulletin

December 2005 Employment Bulletin

Positions in Academic Settings (H - O)

Harvard University. The Kennedy School of Government seeks to appoint exceptional scholars to tenure track positions in the study of organizations, management, and leadership. We define this domain very broadly in terms of academic disciplines and intellectual interests. Relevant academic disciplines include sociology, political science, social psychology, and psychology. Relevant academic interests include organizational behavior, social networks, teams, negotiation analysis, bureaucracy, social movements, governance, civil society, nonprofit organizations, leadership, and management. Interested candidates should address their applications to Mark H. Moore, Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA 02138. Applications should include a current Curriculum Vita, a few representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is January 1, 2006.

University of Idaho. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Sociology. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Justice Studies at the University of Idaho is seeking an assistant professor with a specialization in political sociology and global economy for a tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2006. Candidates must have a PhD at time of appointment in sociology or closely related discipline and a demonstrated interdisciplinary interest and capacity. Teaching responsibilities include sociological theory and political sociology in addition to other relevant courses such as globalization, world systems, global diversity, public policy, and social movements. The candidate will also participate in teaching in the interdisciplinary core curriculum (see www.webs.uidaho.edu/core/ for more information). The normal teaching load is five courses per year. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and teaching experience is required. Candidates must also have a clear research agenda. Apply on line at www.uidaho.edu/hrs. Include a letter of application, a statement of current and projected research activities as well as teaching experience and discussion of pedagogy, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of reference (please have references mail letters directly to: Debbie Storrs, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Justice Studies, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-1110). Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Idaho is committed to equality through Affirmative Action and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. The University of Idaho does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability.

University of Illinois, Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant/associate professor position beginning August 16, 2006. The Department seeks candidates with research and teaching interests in community studies as it relates to parks and recreation. Candidates with research interests in public policy, social capital, management, and community development are of special interest. Applicants must hold an earned doctoral degree in leisure studies or related social science field such as sociology, community development or rural sociology, and have a strong record of research accomplishments and/or clear potential for future research leadership. Responsibilities include: contribute to a multi-disciplinary Department whose mission is to understand/promote the development of healthy communities and advance quality of life and well-being of individuals, families and communities through parks, recreation, sport and tourism, develop high quality programmatic research that contributes to Department and College programs in the area of community studies, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses and serve on Department, College and University committees. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To receive full consideration, application must be received by January 6, 2006. Send a letter of application, including a statement of research interests, Curriculum Vitae, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: Kim Shinew, Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism, University of Illinois, 104 Huff Hall, 1206 South Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820. For additional information, contact Kim Shinew at shinew@uiuc.edu. Minorities, women, and other designated class members are encouraged to apply.

University of Illinois-Chicago. Department Head, Department of African American Studies. The Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the position of Head of the Department. We are seeking an innovative and dynamic leader with an established record of scholarship in any area of African American Studies, a commitment to interdisciplinary work, and some administrative experience. Candidates should be qualified for an appointment at the rank of full professor. Advanced associate professors will be considered. African American Studies at UIC was founded in 1971 and has grown into a multi-disciplinary department with 16 faculty and five faculty affiliates. Our faculty includes award-winning authors, nationally known policy analysts, community activists, NSF recipients, and scholars engaged in pioneering work on race and the African diaspora. The Department offers an undergraduate major and minor, and is currently considering the possibility of adding a graduate component to our curriculum. We maintain strong, interdisciplinary connections to scholarly and civic communities through our distinguished annual lecture, a highly competitive annual postdoctoral fellowship, and ongoing outreach and engagement with Chicago's African American communities. For further information, please visit our website: www.uic.edu/las/afam/aasthome.html. Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a diverse and vibrant urban institution serving over 15,448 undergraduates and 8,959 graduate and professional students. The University is host to a number of exciting interdisciplinary units with which the African American Studies Department frequently collaborates. These include the Humanities Institute, the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, the Latino and Latin American Studies Program, the Program in Gender and Women's Studies, and the Great Cities Institute. Review of applications will begin January 12, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is available as of August 16, 2006. Applications should include a full Curriculum Vita; names and contact information for four references; and a detailed cover letter outlining why the candidate is interested in this position and his or her view of the evolving role of African American Studies units within the university. Applications should be sent to: John D'Emilio and Madhu Dubey, Co-Chairs, Search Committee for the Head of African American Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (M/C 228), 601 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7104. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Illinois-Springfield. The Sociology/Anthropology program at the University of Illinois at Springfield invites applications for a tenure track position in sociology at the assistant professor level to begin August 15, 2006. We seek a teacher-scholar with substantial theoretical and applied expertise in class/economic inequality in US communities and a commitment to engaging undergraduate students in research or active learning. The successful candidate will develop a new upper-level core course in Social and Economic Inequality, teach or co-teach Social Research Methods as needed, offer a lower-division course on Social Problems and develop a course with a focus on class/economic equality in the US as well as other electives in the candidate's area of expertise. The new hire will also participate fully in program and curriculum development and advise and mentor students. Contribution to interdisciplinary lower-division curriculum is expected. We will prefer candidates who are able to teach global class/economic inequality or international comparisons. Candidates interested in developing online courses are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and on-going scholarship, and must be prepared to teach in an interdisciplinary program offering a BA in Sociology/Anthropology and a minor in Sociology. A PhD in sociology by the date of appointment is required. Review of applications will begin on January 16, 2006, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply please send Curriculum Vitae, letter describing teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Sociology Search Committee, Sociology/Anthropology Program, University of Illinois at Springfield, One University Plaza MS UHB 3010, Springfield, IL 62703. For more information see our web page at www.uis.edu/. The University of Illinois at Springfield is located in the state capital and is the third campus of the University of Illinois. UIS serves approximately 4500 students in 20 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. The curriculum stresses a strong liberal arts core with outstanding professional programs. UIS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Illinois College invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track position in sociology beginning August 2006. We are seeking candidates with teaching and research interests in organizational theory, formal/complex organizations, and public policy. Additional areas of desirable expertise might include urban sociology, social work practice/social welfare, rural sociology, intervention strategies, and social policy. These would contribute to developing of a new concentration in social policy within the sociology major. The successful candidate will teach introductory sociology, plus courses in her/his area of specialization, and support both the department's core curriculum and the general education program of the College. The successful candidate will strengthen sociology's contribution to Illinois College's interdisciplinary management and organizational leadership program, and possibly coordinate this program at sometime in the future. A PhD in sociology (with an emphasis in organizations and policy), and evidence of teaching excellence are required. Submit a letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, graduate school transcripts, a statement of teaching and research philosophies, a writing sample, and three letters of reference to Kelly Dagan, Chair, Department of Sociology, Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Illinois College is a selective liberal arts college in the west central Illinois, with ties to both the United Church of Christ and the Presbyterian Church. True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity in the liberal arts. The College strives to develop in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service. The College maintains a strong institutional commitment to diversity and strives to recruit, hire, and retain candidates from communities of color and ethnic groups. For additional information about Illinois College, visit our web site at www.ic.edu.

Indiana University-Purdue University-Columbus. Assistant Professor of Sociology. IUPUC-Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus-delivers IU and Purdue associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs to meet the needs of south central Indiana. As a faculty member of IUPUC, you will join a growing organization with a mission to enhance the cultural and intellectual life and the economic opportunities in communities we serve. Enjoy interacting with students, faculty, and staff who are committed to making a difference in the future of our region and become part of an exciting opportunity to build our Sociology program. A tenure-track appointment is available beginning August 2006, at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUC. Successful teaching at the university level is very important. Additional responsibilities include participating in service activities at the campus. The area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be assigned to a ten-month teaching workload equivalent to a three-to-three. Requirements include the PhD in Sociology; documented successful teaching experience at the postsecondary level; ability to maintain an active program of research; ability to teach sociology courses from the freshman through the senior level. Some experience in one of the following areas is a plus: Introduction to Sociology, Social Theory, Research Methods, and/or Statistics. Preferences include a minimum of two years of teaching experience; demonstrated teaching success with both traditional and non-traditional students; demonstrated capacity to collaborate with faculty and be part of a campus team. IUPUC is a branch campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis located 40 miles south of Indianapolis and 45 miles east of Bloomington, Indiana. The parent campus enrolls nearly 30,000 students. IUPUC's enrollment is 1,650. Columbus, Indiana, is a unique midwestern community with a population of 40,000. It is currently ranked 6th in the nation for its superb architecture. The community is also well known for its culture and its predilection for innovation. For further information: www.iupuc.edu. Send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference, contact information (including email address) for three references, transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to: Associate Professor of Sociology Search and Screen, Nasser H. Paydar, Vice Chancellor and Dean, IUPUC, 4601 Central Avenue, Columbus, IN 47203-1769. Requests for additional information regarding this faculty position should be directed to Jay Howard, Chair of the Sociology Search and Screen Committee, at (812) 348-7270, or jhoward@iupuc.edu. Applications received by January 1, 2006, will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. IUPUC...growing to be south central Indiana's leader in undergraduate and graduate education. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

Kansas State University. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor position beginning August 2006. We seek a sociologist whose research and teaching interests focus in the area of rural development. Preference will be given to candidates with complementary expertise in gender and/or international development and social change. The successful applicant will reinforce the department's strengths in at least one of our areas of graduate concentration, which currently include rural development, international and regional development, gender, work and labor markets, criminology, and political sociology. It is expected that candidates at the Associate Professor level will have well-established research programs while those at the Assistant Professor level show promise of future research productivity and hold the PhD at the time of appointment. Our teaching load is two courses per semester. In addition to teaching and developing courses in their area of specialty, candidates will be expected to teach related or core undergraduate courses and work with graduate (MA and PhD) students to develop and carry out thesis and dissertation projects. It is expected that candidates will have experience working with diverse student populations and consider different technical and cultural perspectives in their approach to teaching and research. Located in the scenic Flint Hills, Kansas State University is undertaking an initiative to become a top Land Grant University by emphasizing the development of priority areas that uniquely differentiate the institution. Rural development is a central part of the historical land grant mission, and the program has identified this area as a key priority for growth. Applicants should send a cover letter stating the rank at which they are applying, a Curriculum Vitae with the names of three references and two samples of written work to: Rural Development Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, 204 Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-4003. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2005, and continue until the position is filled. Kansas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer who seeks diversity among its employees. Paid for by Kansas State University.

Knox College. The Department of Anthropology & Sociology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin September 2006. Knox is an independent, highly selective liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. The department offers a joint anthropology-sociology major which emphasizes the complementarities of the two disciplines and which culminates in faculty-tutored student research. Qualifications: PhD or advanced ABD in sociology. Research and teaching interests are open, but the strongest applications will be those that complement the strengths of our existing faculty. In addition, all candidates must demonstrate experience with qualitative research methods. Persons interested in learning more about Knox may consult the College's website at www.knox.edu. In keeping with the college's 169-year commitment to equal rights, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply. Send cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, evidence of teaching ability (including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi for courses you have taught or would like to teach), a description of current research and research interests (including a writing sample), and three letters of reference to: Chad Broughton, Department of Anthropology & Sociology, Knox College, Box K-10, 2 East South St., Galesburg, IL 61401-4999. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure fullest consideration, applications should arrive by December 21, 2005.

Lee University seeks applications for a new tenure-track position in sociology beginning August 2006. The ideal applicant will be able to teach research methods and statistics, introductory sociology as well as upper-division undergraduate courses in his or her area of expertise. While specialization areas are open, preference will be given to applicants with strength in criminology, social stratification, or community sociology. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in sociology with a demonstrated proficiency and commitment to undergraduate education. Applicants should submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference and student evaluations to: Robert Graham, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Lee University, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450; email rgraham@leeuniversity.edu. Additionally, applicants should complete and submit an employment application available on the web at employees.leeuniversity.edu/pdf/human-resources/faculty-application.pdf. Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Pentecostal tradition affiliated with the Church of God in Cleveland, TN. Faculty members take seriously the Christian mission of the institution. Lee has an enrollment of approximately 3,900 students. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Applications received by February 1 will be given priority.

London School of Economics. Lecturer in the Political Economy of Development, Development Studies Institute (DESTIN). Starting date: 1 October 2006. Salary: £26,700-£39,300 pa incl (Salary is subject to qualifications and experience). The position is tenure track. Qualifications: You should have a PhD (or be able to deliver a copy of your completed thesis if requested) and significant research experience in the developing world. You should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of political economy and development theories and an aptitude to engage in interdisciplinary postgraduate teaching and research supervision. More information on DESTIN is available at www.lse.ac.uk/collections/DESTIN/. For a full application pack, please see www.lse.ac.uk/jobsatLSE. If you cannot download the pack, please email recruitment@lse.ac.uk, quoting reference number AC/05/12. Closing date for receipt of applications is January 20, 2006.

Long Island University-CW Post Campus. Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor starting September, 2006. The appointee is expected to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and research primarily in the fields of Deviant Behavior and Social Theory. Applicants who demonstrate an expertise in the areas of Social Change, Urban Community Studies, or Social Psychology in addition to the aforementioned are also encouraged to apply. Teaching load is nine credits each in fall and spring semesters. Salary is competitive and contingent upon experience but doctorate must be conferred by September 2006. Application review will begin immediately and continue until position is filled, pending final budgeting approval. CW Post Campus of Long Island University is situated approximately one half hour from the New York City border and is within easy commuting distance. Please send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations if available, and samples of written work to: Eric Lichten, Chair, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, New York 11548. LIU adheres to Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Practices.

Loyola University Chicago. The Department of Sociology seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with primary expertise in the sociology of race and ethnicity. We hope candidates will contribute to at least one of the following university interdisciplinary programs: Black World Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies or International Studies. Applicants who have done work on environmental issues (e.g., environmental justice) and could affiliate with the university's new Center for Urban Environmental Research and Policy will be especially appealing. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly publication, grant-writing, and excellence in teaching. The sociology department, located on Loyola's attractive Lakeshore Campus, has a well-established doctoral program as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates should send a statement of research and teaching interests, Curriculum Vitae and three letters of reference to: Fred Kniss, Chair, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago, 6525 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. Loyola is a Jesuit Catholic university, and is an Equal Opportunity employer. The Department of Sociology actively seeks diversity among applicants and values diversity in its faculty and staff.

Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track criminologist or criminal justice faculty member appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 2006. Applicants should have completed a doctoral program in sociology, criminology, or criminal justice and have demonstrated promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with experience in quantitative methods and demography. Applicants should include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, and teaching evaluations. Applicants should also arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted under separate cover. All correspondence should be sent to Charles Walton, Sociology Program Coordinator, Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Lynchburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or junior associate professor level whose focus will be Global Social Policy: globalization of social policy, social content of global politics and the impact of globalization on nation-state social policies; impact of supranational organizations on the making of national social policy; policy developments favoring global social redistribution of resources; global social health policy-making; transnational labor regulation; global social provision and empowerment; the role of international civil society (transnational social movements and international NGOs) in social policy areas; and the role of the business world in shaping the global discourse on social policy and development. The candidate should be capable of effective teaching and supervision at the graduate level in the Social Science Department such as, but not limited to, Economics, Political Science, Social Work or Sociology, and be able to provide a course on global social policy for the interdisciplinary MA in Globalization Studies offered by the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition (IGHC). The candidate must also be able to contribute to the undergraduate programme in their disciplinary home Department. The candidate should have a PhD or be near completion, show promise of excellence in teaching and research, and be engaged in an independent research programm yielding significant peer-reviewed publications. McMaster has a Globalization research program housed in the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition globalization.mcmaster.ca/ and is the home of the journal Global Social Policy www.gaspp.org/journal/. An application, including a Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference, a teaching dossier (including an outline for an undergraduate course and an interdisciplinary graduate course in Globalization Studies) and a copy of a recent publication or paper should be sent to: Robert O’Brien, Acting Director, Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4. Deadline for applications: December 15, 2005.

Manhattan College. Assistant or Associate Professor-Sociology Department. Tenure track position in Sociology Department to begin fall 2006 semester. A PhD in sociology or anthropology is required, as well as exceptional teaching skills and a commitment to research. Areas of teaching must include one or more of the following: introductory Sociology, Police and Society, Forensic Anthropology, along with other upper division courses in sociology. Applications will be accepted until December 16, 2005. Please send Curriculum Vitae to Stephen Leinen, Chair, Department of Sociology, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Bronx, New York 10471. Manhattan College is an independent coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition located in the Riverdale section of New York City. We expect our faculty, administration and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Women and Minorities encouraged to apply. We are committed to diverse campus community. Affirmative Acton/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

University of Manitoba. Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, Position Number 02223. The Department of Sociology at the University of Manitoba is pleased to invite applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department seeks to enhance its expertise in articulating the international dimensions of social life in the twenty-first century. The successful candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: mass communication, sociology of work/technology, sociology of the environment, and urban sociology. Within these areas the Department seeks a person who can address the substantive topics within his or her area of expertise from a global perspective. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2006, or soon thereafter. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Sociology or in a related discipline by the commencement of the appointment, and have demonstrated competence in teaching and research. Duties for this position include undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate supervision, research in the candidate's areas of expertise, and service within the University and the community. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications for this entry-level position. The Department of Sociology at the University of Manitoba is committed to excellence in teaching and research. It offers undergraduate programs in Sociology and Criminology and has MA and PhD programs. The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications are to be sent to S. Brickey, Head, Department of Sociology, 318 Isbister Building, University of Manitoba, 183 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2; (204) 474-9260; fax (204) 261-1216. In order to expedite the selection process, the following documents should be provided to the Search Committee by the closing date: (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of how the applicant's program of study qualifies her/him for the position sought, (3) a brief statement of teaching interests and evidence of effective teaching (4) a Curriculum Vita (5) three confidential letters of reference to be received directly from the applicant's referees and (6) a sample of written work. The deadline for receipt of applications is January 3, 2006. Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/sociology/ or by emailing Brickey@cc.umanitoba.ca or by phone (204) 474-9260. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).

University of Maryland-Baltimore County Language, Literacy and Culture (LLC) Doctoral Program invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Research Methodology, beginning August 23, 2006. Major responsibilities include: teaching courses in qualitative and quantitative research design, mixed methods, and advanced qualitative research methods; supervising and serving on PhD student dissertation committees; and chairing the LLC Research Committee. Candidates will also have the possibility of teaching additional courses in disciplines related to the LLC Program. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a discipline related to the LLC program and an active program of research that is relevant to language, literacy, and culture. Tenured Associate-rank candidates are preferred, but outstanding candidates at the Assistant level are also invited to apply. Although 100% of the candidate's time will be in LLC, there is a possibility of a joint appointment in a participating department: Africana Studies, American Studies, Education, English, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Sociology and Anthropology, and Women Studies. LLC is an interdisciplinary program of study of language, culture, human interaction and communication. Since it's beginning in 1998, we have produced 22 PhDs and currently have 50 students. Through courses and seminars, internships, and research, students in the program investigate ways in which social structure, social and cultural assumptions, and language use affect interactions between members of different social and cultural groups and impact upon educational and training programs, communications systems, public policy formation, and organization and management. UMBC is a highly ranked Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive public university located between Baltimore and Washington, DC. With 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students, it reflects the wealth of diversity of the region's peoples and opportunities. Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, and have three letters of reference sent to Pam Gemmill, LLC Program, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250; email Gemmill@umbc.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2005 but will continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to Fred L. Pincus, Chair, LLC Search Committee pincus@umbc.edu or (410) 455-2079. UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks the applications of minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities. More information about the university and the program can be found at www.umbc.edu/llc.

University of Massachusetts-Boston invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor beginning September 1, 2006. The primary area of specialization must be Media and Society/Communication. Expertise in one or more of the following additional areas is desirable: methodology, social psychology, persuasion and propaganda with international emphasis, sociology of culture, and gender. Teaching will be at both the undergraduate and graduate (MA) levels. All candidates must demonstrate experience and potential in both research and teaching. Potential for funded research is important. PhD required at time of appointment, but ABD at time of application may be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2005 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, samples of writing or published work, and three letters of reference to: The Search Committee for Position 635C, Department of Sociology, UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston MA 02125-3393. UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Title IX employer. www.umb.edu/administration_finance/hr/employment/search.html.

University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Regional Economic and Social Development. University of Massachusetts Lowell Department of Regional Economic and Social Development invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to be filled for September 2006. We seek to hire a geographer focusing on industrial or social themes, or a scholar in international development from planning, political science, public policy, or sociology. We seek someone who, in addition to one of these substantive foci, can teach geographic information systems. We are a highly interdisciplinary department with an innovative Master of Arts program and a very diverse student body. Located 30 miles northwest of Boston, we have strong ties to communities in the region, but also work on regional development at national and global levels. Candidates should be prepared to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. PhD required by time of appointment. Candidates must be involved in an active program of research. Previous teaching experience and engagement with public policy and nonprofit or community-based organizations, especially in communities of color, are desirable. Position is contingent on funding. Applicants should send a letter of application, one or two publications, three references, and Curriculum Vitae to: Chris Tilly, Department of Regional Economic and Social, Development, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, 61 Wilder St., Lowell, MA 01854. Review of candidates will begin January 15, 2006, and continue until a candidate is selected. The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Title IX, H/V, ADA 1990 Employer and Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR60-741 4, 41 CRF60-250 4, 41CRF60-1 40 and 41 CFR60-1, 4 are hereby incorporated.

Mesa State College. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2006. We seek a generalist with demonstrated excellence in and commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, and a strong background in the discipline core to contribute to a multidisciplinary department. Courses to be taught include lower-division courses such as General Sociology or Social Problems, as well as upper-division courses in Research Methods and Social Stratification. The successful candidate will also be committed to developing courses in applied Sociology or Human Services. PhD in Sociology required by time of appointment. Position open until filled. Review of completed applications will begin January 9, 2006. Submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, college transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of written work to: Adele Cummings, Chair, Sociology Search Committee, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Mesa State College, 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122; (970) 248-1696; fax (970) 248-1934; www.mesastate.edu. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Michigan. Research Associate/Research Professor. The Survey Research Center (SRC) in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations of outstanding candidates for tenured positions (Research Associate Professor and Research Professor) in any area of social science research, including anthropology, demography, economics, education, geography, psychology, public health, social work, sociology, survey methodology, statistics, and urban studies. We are interested in senior scholars with a proven track record of research and a national reputation, who can thrive in our entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, collegial, yet highly independent culture, and who focus in particular on large-scale survey research. Applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of teaching or mentoring. SRC is a unique, world-renowned social science research center that conducts investigator initiated, survey-based research on theoretical and applied problems of both social and scientific importance (please see our website: www.isr.umich.edu/src/). Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing their scholarly activities, funded research program and plans, and interests in SRC. Please include a Curriculum Vitae, names of (but not letters from) references, and one or two recent publications. Joint appointments with appropriate departments at the University of Michigan are possible. Start dates are flexible. Salary is highly competitive. Please send applications, nominations and inquiries electronically to SRCSearch@isr.umich.edu or mail to Survey Research Center Search Committee, Director's Office, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

University of Michigan. Research Scientist Track. The Survey Research Center (SRC) in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations of outstanding candidates for non-tenured positions (our Research Scientist track, including ranks of Assistant, Associate, and Full Research Scientist) in any area of social science research, including anthropology, demography, economics, education, geography, psychology, public health, social work, sociology, survey methodology, statistics, and urban studies. We are interested in productive and collaborative researchers who would work within ongoing programs of research and who would thrive in our entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, collegial, yet highly independent culture. Applicants must have a doctoral degree. SRC is a unique, world-renowned social science research center that conducts investigator initiated, survey-based research on theoretical and applied problems of both social and scientific importance (please see our website: www.isr.umich.edu/src/). Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing their scholarly activities, funded research program and plans, and interests in SRC. Please include a Curriculum Vita, names of (but not letters from) references, and one or two recent publications. Joint appointments with appropriate departments at the University of Michigan are possible. Start dates are flexible. Salary is highly competitive. Please send applications, nominations and inquiries electronically to SRCSearch@isr.umich.edu or mail to Survey Research Center Search Committee, Director's Office, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

University of Michigan. Research Assistant Professor. The Survey Research Center (SRC) in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations of outstanding candidates for tenure track positions (Research Assistant Professor) in any area of social science research, including anthropology, demography, economics, education, geography, psychology, public health, social work, sociology, survey methodology, statistics, and urban studies. We are interested in productive scholars with some post-doctoral research experience, who can thrive in our entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, collegial, yet highly independent culture, and who focus in particular on large-scale survey research. Applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of teaching or mentoring. SRC is a unique, world-renowned social science research center that conducts investigator initiated, survey-based research on theoretical and applied problems of both social and scientific importance (please see our website: www.isr.umich.edu/src/). Applicants may initiate the process by submitting a letter describing their scholarly activities, funded research program and plans, and interests in SRC. Please include a Curriculum Vita, names of (but not letters from) references, and one or two recent publications. Joint appointments with appropriate departments at the University of Michigan are possible. Start dates are flexible. Salary is highly competitive. Please send applications, nominations and inquiries electronically to SRCSearch@isr.umich.edu or mail to Survey Research Center Search Committee, Director's Office, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

University of Michigan. The Women's Studies Program invites applications at the tenured level for a Feminist Theorist whose work focuses simultaneously on race and gender, to begin September 1, 2006. We seek candidates who demonstrate outstanding research and scholarly contributions and who can contribute to our vibrant interdisciplinary community. While the emphasis in this position is on scholarship in the area of theory, applications are welcome from those who also employ empirical research methods. Research may be focused on the US or international contexts. Send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a brief statement of research, evidence of teaching excellence, and the names of suggested reviewers by December 15, 2005 to Chair, Women's Studies Search Committee, Women's Studies Program, University of Michigan, 1122 Lane Hall, 204 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1290. Applications will begin being reviewed November 15, 2005; all applications will be acknowledged. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

University of Michigan-Flint. Women's and Gender Studies Program. Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies/Social Science. The Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) program at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking a candidate for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The appointment will be two thirds in WGS and one thirds in a social science discipline. This position is the first WGS appointment at the UMF. WGS is an inter-disciplinary program offering a minor with courses from twelve disciplines. The new Master of Arts in Social Sciences degree program also has a WGS track. The faculty member will be expected to teach six courses/year at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses will include, but are not limited to: "Introduction to Women's Studies," "Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies" and "Gender, Race, and Inequality." One course each term will be taught, as needed, in the discipline of the candidate's appointment. The candidate will be expected, in time, to assume the directorship of the Women's and Gender Studies and facilitate the growth of this program. Candidates from a range of disciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences will be considered, but teaching experience and a publication record/research experience in WGS topics is required. Candidates should have PhD in hand at the time of appointment; strong ABD candidates will be given serious consideration. Applicants should send: Curriculum Vitae, personal statement of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, a writing sample, and provide three letters of reference to: WGS Job Search; c/o Philosophy Department; University of Michigan-Flint, 544 French Hall; 303 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48502-1950 by November 15, 2005. Review will continue until position is filled. The UM-Flint is a non-discriminatory/Affirmative Action employer. Additional information at: www.umich.edu/~jobs/.

Minnesota State University-Mankato. Department of Sociology and Corrections invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2006. We seek applicants with a demonstrated specialization teaching large introductory sociology sections. The successful applicant will have specialization in any one or more of the following: social change, environmental sociology, and/or political sociology. Other specializations open. PhD in sociology; ABD will be considered. Successful ABD applicant will be required to complete PhD by May 12, 2007. Applicants must show evidence of a commitment to: excellence in teaching, scholarly potential, contributions to student growth, university and community service, continuing preparation, and commitment to the inclusion of cultural diversity. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, completed MSU Application for Unclassified Employment form (see: www.mnsu.edu/affact/search/forms/unclassapp.pdf), Curriculum Vitae (including the names and telephone numbers of three references), transcripts, and, if available, teaching evaluations and examples of scholarly work. Send application materials to: Dennis Waskul and Vicki Hunter, Search Committee Chairs, Department of Sociology & Corrections, 113 Armstrong Hall, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN 56001; (507) 389-5673 or (507) 389-5611; fax (507) 389-5615; email dennis.waskul@mnsu.edu or vicki.hunter@mnsu.edu. Applications received by January 23, 2006 will be given priority consideration. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and a Member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

University of Mississippi. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning August 2006. We seek a person of proven teaching ability in research methods and statistics. In addition, specialization should be in one or more of the following areas: Medical/Health and Aging, Environment and Technology, Disasters, Community/Urban, Labor/International Migration, and Religion. Candidates should have an active program of scholarly research and a strong commitment to excellence in the classroom. Our department offers BA and MA degrees and we are looking for someone to cover curriculum needs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to add variety to our growing program. The person hired will be responsible for teaching courses in research methods and statistics and will have the opportunity to teach courses in his or her area of specialization. The ideal candidate would be able to teach across a range of research methods including both quantitative and qualitative approaches and do collaborative research with colleagues. A PhD in sociology is expected at time of appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or until an adequate pool of candidates is reached. Applicants must complete an on-line application for this position at this site: jobs.olemiss.edu. Submit with your electronic application (as electronic attachments) a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae. In addition, hard copies of the following required documents - statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation should be sent separately or as a dossier to: The Department of Human Resources, The University of Mississippi, Paul B. Johnson Commons, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848. For more information, contact Jeff Jackson, Chair, Sociology Search Committee, jacksonj@olemiss.edu. Salary is competitive. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The University of Mississippi is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title VI/Title/IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/ Employer.

Mississippi State University. The Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work is searching for a Department Head at the rank of Professor, beginning July 1, 2006. Candidates must have a PhD, an established research and extramural funding record, a commitment to academic excellence, and strong administrative skills. Substantive area is open. The successful candidate will join a large multidisciplinary department. Programs offered include BA, MS, and PhD in Sociology, BA and MA in Anthropology, and BSW in Social Work. The department consists of 25 faculty members, more than 250 undergraduate majors and more than 75 graduate students. The Department has strong ties to several research centers including the Social Science Research Center, the Cobb Institute of Archaeology and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision. More information on the department and the programs embedded within can be seen at www.msstate.edu/dept/sociology. Mississippi State University is a public, land grant, doctoral, research university classified as Doctoral/Research-Extensive by the Carnegie Foundation. Its mission is to provide access and opportunity to students from all sectors of the state's diverse population and to offer excellent and extensive programs in instruction, research, and outreach. More information on the university's mission can be seen at: www.msstate.edu/web/mission.html. Applications are to be submitted electronically by accessing www.jobs.MsState.Edu and should include a Curriculum Vitae, a letter describing their administrative philosophy and research interests, and supporting materials demonstrating administrative, teaching, service, and scholarly achievement, as well as a list of references. Materials should be sent directly to Chair, Department Head Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology Anthropology, and Social Work, PO Box C, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2006, but applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Mississippi State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minority candidates and women. www.MsState.Edu/Dept/Sociology.

Missouri Southern State University is seeking to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Areas of specialization within sociology are open but must be able to teach basic courses in Cultural Anthropology. The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level; PhD preferred. The position begins August 2006. Application deadline is January 25, 2006. Applicants must send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching excellence to: Richard B. Miller, Head; Department of Social Science; Missouri Southern State University; 3950 E. Newman Rd.; Joplin, MO 64801-1595. This appointment will be contingent upon the availability of funds. The applicant must be lawfully eligible to work in the United States. Missouri Southern State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Monmouth University. School of Business Administration, Full Time Management Position 2006-2007. The Department of Management and Marketing at Monmouth University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Management position, to begin in fall 2006. Although applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate at the time of appointment or soon thereafter, ABDs and doctoral students in the advanced stage of their doctoral education will be considered. Teaching load for tenure track faculty is six one-semester courses per year. Summer teaching is available; summer research funding may also be available. The position requires specialization in Strategic Management, with secondary teaching/research interest in some combination of the following related areas: management of technology, operations management, entrepreneurship, and/or global management. Faculty are expected to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Applicants will be judged on potential for excellence in teaching and research. Salaries and fringe benefits are competitive with other AACSB schools. An example of a recently published article or dissertation chapter or proposal would be helpful. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Monmouth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Monmouth University is an independent, non-sectarian, undergraduate and graduate institution. The University has over 240 full-time faculty and more than 50 degree programs serving over 6,000 students. Monmouth is located in the growing central New Jersey coastal area within one hour of New York City and two hours of Philadelphia. The University requires a criminal background check for all new employees. The school is accredited by AACSB and has 33 full-time faculty members in three departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing. There are 1150 undergraduate business and over 250 part-time MBA students. For more information on Monmouth University, please visit our website at www.monmouth.edu. Applicants should send letter of application, current Curriculum Vita, and three references to: Office of the Dean, School of Business Administration, Monmouth University, Bey Hall, 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.

University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Associate Professor in Urban/Community Sociology. The Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites candidates with exceptional records of scholarship and teaching to apply for a full-time, nine-month position at the rank of Associate Professor. Primary specialization is in urban sociology. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two graduate courses annually that reflect our increased emphasis on urban sociology (theories of urban forms and development and methods of urban analysis). Other responsibilities include teaching related undergraduate and graduate courses (e.g., urban inequalities, urban politics, contested urban space, urban demography, urban ethnography, urban crime, urban race and ethnic issues), establishing a research program leading to important publications and external funding, advising graduate students, and participating in professional and university service activities. Required qualifications include an earned doctoral degree in sociology or related field from an accredited college or university, and documented excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Salary competitive; contingent on labor market. Position is contingent upon funding. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, a sample of recent publications, evidence of teaching experience, and three letters of reference. Application materials should be addressed to Kate Hausbeck, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at hrsearch.unlv.edu. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2006, and continue until the position is filled. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Anthony Guinan at (702) 895-3886 or email hrsearch@ccmail.nevada.edu. The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) only accepts resumes for this position via the on-line application system at the above address. UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.

University of New Hampshire. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2006, pending final budgetary approval. PhD required. We are looking for candidates with strong research profiles and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Primary specializations in community and environment; other areas are open. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and active engagement in research. Teaching interests and experience in research methods and statistics desirable. Applicants should submit letter of application indicating teaching and research interests; Curriculum Vitae; a sample of written work; evidence of teaching experience; and three letters of reference to: Recruitment Committee, Department of Sociology, University of New Hampshire, 20 College Rd., Durham, NH 03824; (603) 862-2500; fax (603) 862-3558. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Application deadline is December 10, 2005. UNH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of New Hampshire. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2006. PhD required. We are looking for candidates with strong research profiles and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Primary specializations in community and environment; other areas are open. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and active engagement in research. Teaching interests and experience in research methods and statistics desirable. Applicants should submit letter of application indicating teaching and research interests, Curriculum Vitae, a sample of written work, evidence of teaching experience, and three letters of reference to: Search Committee, Department of Sociology, University of New Hampshire, 20 College Rd., Durham, NH 03824; (603) 862-2500; fax (603) 862-3558. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Application deadline is December 12, 2005. UNH seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

New York University. Associate or Full Professor Department of Social and Cultural Analysis - Latino Studies Program New York University Faculty of Arts and Science The Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University seeks candidates for a senior appointment in Latino Studies to begin September 1, 2006, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Search is open as to discipline, with particular interest in the following areas: labor studies, immigration studies, transnational communities, urban sociology, youth culture, gender and political economy, sociolinguistics, history or oral history. Candidates must have an established record of research in the study of US Latinos of any national origin, or of transnational relations with the Caribbean, Mexico, Central or South America. Experience in or potential for institutional leadership highly desirable. Please send letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, writing sample (an article-length essay or a chapter or section of a book or book manuscript) and the names and addresses of three references to: Search Committee, Program in Latino Studies, c/o Ruby Gomez, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, Faculty of Arts and Science, New York University, 41-51 East 11th Street, Room 733, New York NY 10003. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2005 and continue until the position is filled. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

New York University. Assistant/Associate Professors, Tenure Track. Two Positions: Department of Culture & Communication, The Steinhardt School of Education New York University Social Interaction. The Department of Culture and Communication at New York University invites applications from outstanding scholars of interpersonal communication and social interaction whose work focuses on diverse cultures and technology. Responsibilities: teach courses in areas of interpersonal communication and social networks, language and discourse and new technologies, as well as core departmental courses, at both graduate and undergraduate levels; supervise graduate and undergraduate students; and have a strong record or potential for publication and research and external funding. History/Philosophy of Media The Department of Culture and Communication at New York University invites applications from outstanding scholars of the history and/or philosophy of media and communication. Responsibilities: teach courses in areas of history and/or philosophy of communication, as well as core departmental courses, at both graduate and undergraduate levels; supervise graduate and undergraduate students; and have a strong record or potential for publication and research and external funding. Applicants may include those with research interests in new media technologies. Qualifications for both positions: earned doctorate; the ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate students; evidence of, or potential for, a research agenda and publication. Please send cover letter indicating position of interest, Curriculum Vitae, a sample publication no longer than 30 pages and three letters of reference (under separate cover) to: Arvind Rajagopal, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Culture and Communication, The Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, 239 Greene Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003. Review of applications began on November 10, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and works actively to enhance its diversity.

University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor, Sociology Tenure-track position beginning in August 2006 (Ref#6845). The department seeks a quantitative methodologist who can teach both undergraduate and graduate level data analysis, with a specialization in Law and Society. Other areas are open. Candidates must have a PhD in sociology at time of appointment. Strong research skills are required, and interest in obtaining external funding is preferred. Assistant Professors, Criminal Justice Tenure-track positions beginning in August 2006. The two positions are: (Ref #3132) a generalist in criminology or criminal justice, with substantive interest gender, race/ethnicity and crime; (Ref#6848) specialist in criminal justice theory or advanced criminology preferred. Interest in at least one of the following areas is desirable: globalization, homeland security/terrorism, multiculturalism, transnational/international crime and justice. For both positions, interest in teaching quantitative data analysis is desirable. Candidates must have a PhD in sociology, criminology, or criminal justice at time of appointment. Strong research skills are required, and interest in obtaining external funding is preferred. The Department has 20 full-time faculty members, roughly 350 majors, and offers bachelors degrees in sociology, criminal justice, and a developing concentration in public/applied sociology. Planning is underway for an MA program. Located on a beautiful 640-acre campus in an historic port city five miles from the Atlantic Ocean, UNCW is a growing comprehensive university committed to teaching, scholarship, and service. The university currently enrolls nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Please refer to our website, www.uncw.edu/soccrj, for more information on the department. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2006. To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and summary of research plans, complete resume, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Kimberly J. Cook, Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5978. Inquiries should be directed to cookk@uncw.edu, and attached to the online application - not emailed or mailed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are specifically preferred. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Dali Hiltebeitel at (910) 962-3420. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. UNCW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

University of North Dakota. The Sociology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 16, 2006. The successful candidate must have a PhD in sociology at the time of appointment. Required areas of expertise include the social psychology of health, aging, introductory sociology, and quantitative research methods. Courses in the candidate's specialty will also be considered. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate classes and maintain an active research program. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and research is required. Salary dependent upon qualifications. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 30, 2006. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above, Curriculum Vita and three professional references. Applications should be sent to Kathleen Tiemann, Chairperson, PO Box 7136, Sociology Department, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7136. The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Oakland University. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2006. Applicants must have an earned PhD at the time of appointment, show evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the ability to produce peer-reviewed scholarship. Training in quantitative methods and analysis is required. Primary areas of teaching are in statistics, computer applications to social research, and research methods. We also seek someone with substantive training in one or more of the following: criminology, political sociology, or organizations. Must be willing to teach introductory sociology on an annual basis. Salary is competitive. Oakland University is a state university of approximately 17,000 students, 25 miles north of Detroit and conveniently located to access the many cultural and recreational resources of the metropolitan area. Our department consists of nine sociologists and five anthropologists, and our teaching program is restricted to the undergraduate level with about 200 majors. Review of applicants will begin on January 16, 2006, and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, a current Vita (including at least three references whom we may contact later), and materials relevant to teaching and scholarly effectiveness to: Jay Meehan, Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309; email meehan@oakland.edu. Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Ohio State University. The Mershon Center for International Security Studies at the Ohio State University invites scholars to apply for residential visiting scholar positions during the 2005-2006 academic year. The Center is especially interested in projects dealing with any aspect of the following broad themes: the use of force and diplomacy, the ideas and beliefs that inform security policy, and the laws and institutions that manage violent conflicts. The Center is open to visits of one to two months, a quarter or an entire academic year. Compensation is negotiable and will depend on length of stay and rank. The Mershon Center will provide an office, computer, and access to Ohio State library resources. Applications will be reviewed starting December 15, 2005 until the positions are filled. For full consideration all materials should be submitted by that date. Application information is available at www.mershon.ohio-state.edu. The Mershon Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment. Send application materials to Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Attn: Viki Jones, The Ohio State University, Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201.

Oklahoma State University. The Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University invites applications for one Assistant Professor tenure-track Position to begin fall 2006. A PhD in Sociology is required. The department seeks an active scholar who will increase the strength of the department in quantitative research methods and statistics. Priority will be given to candidates with substantive interests in social psychology and/or social inequality. Salary is competitive and negotiable. We seek candidates with a strong potential for research and publication. The successful candidate will contribute to graduate training in quantitative methods and play a significant role in both the graduate and undergraduate programs. Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive research institution with an approximate enrollment of 30,500 students. The Department of Sociology offers the Doctorate, Masters, and Bachelors degrees. Standard teaching load is two courses per semester. In some instances the teaching load is reduced when additional duties are involved. Oklahoma State University is a land-grant university located in Stillwater. Stillwater is a growing university community in North-Central Oklahoma with a population of 50,000. The University's urban campus is located in Tulsa and offers opportunities for teaching and research on that campus. We are located approximately one hour north of Oklahoma City and one hour west of Tulsa. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2006 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send Curriculum Vitae, letter of interest, samples of written work and three letters of reference to: Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology, 006 Classroom Building, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078. Oklahoma State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which is committed to working to produce faculty and student communities that are characterized by diversity. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Oklahoma State University. Associate or Professor of Women's Studies. The Women's Studies Program at Oklahoma State University invites applications and nominations for a full-time eligible position at the rank of associate or full professor, beginning August 2006. Salary is competitive. A PhD in Women's/Gender Studies or in a closely related discipline is expected. The successful candidate must also have significant scholarly credentials, a continuing research agenda, and evidence of teaching excellence. The Women's Studies Program enjoys wide interdisciplinary support among faculty, currently offers a minor and is developing a graduate certificate to be implemented within the next two years. Course load is determined by the home department. Area of specialization is open. We particularly invite applications from candidates with expertise in contemporary and historical perspectives on any of the following: feminism, feminist theory and methods; literature and literary criticism; transcultural and postcolonial studies; feminist art; art history and cultural studies; women in science and feminist theory of science; and/or intersections of race, class, and gender. The successful candidate will be appointed to a position in a relevant academic department in the College of Arts and Sciences with primary teaching and outreach responsibility to the Women's Studies Program. Teaching duties for this position will include courses in the candidate's areas of specialization, some upper division and graduate level. Candidate may also develop courses in special curriculum areas (e.g., first year seminars, the senior capstone seminar) and will play a significant role in the implementation of the new graduate concentration. Candidates should submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of professional writing, and three current letters or recommendation to Jean Van Delinder, Director of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of Sociology, Oklahoma State University, 006 Classroom Building, Stillwater, OK 74078-3064; (405) 744-4613; email jlvan@okstate.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 5, 2006: position open until filled. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Jean Van Delinder. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Oklahoma State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

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