• 4th Annual Rural Studies Student Conference

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      The Rural Sociology Graduate Student Association (RSGA) at The Pennsylvania State University would like to announce a request for proposals for the 4th Annual Rural Studies Student Conference! Students interested in presenting are asked to submit a 250-300 word abstract of their work. Abstracts may reflect thesis and dissertation work, as well as term papers or other research [...]

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  • Asst. Professor (Practice) for Social Demography

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    Oregon State University Extension/Family & Community Health Position Announcement: Assistant Professor (Practice) for Social Demography Location: Oregon State University Campus, Corvallis Full position announcement: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/30077 The Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) Program, and the Division of Outreach & Engagement (O&E) at Oregon State University, invite applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term (non-tenure-track) [...]

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  • Spencer D. Wood, Editor Rural Studies Series

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    Spencer D. Wood was appointed the new Editor of the Rural Studies Series by the RSS Council at the August 7, 2016 Council meeting. His contact information: Spencer D. Wood / Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work / 204 Waters Hall / Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS  66506-4003 / T: 785.532.7178 / F: 785.532.6978 / www-personal.ksu.edu/~sdwood/.  He [...]

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  • Post Doc (Social Scientist) Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences WSU

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    Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Scientist) Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Washington State University Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Scientist) Position Summary: Commercial specialty crop (vegetable and fruit) growers use plastic mulches to conserve water, suppress weeds, optimize soil temperature, and improve plant growth. However, plastic mulches need to be disposed of at the [...]

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  • Tulane University – Tenure Track Assistant Professors

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    The Department of Sociology at Tulane University invites applications for two (2) tenure-track assistant professor positions to begin July, 2017. For both positions, primary areas of specialization are open; however, preference will be given to candidates with research interests in one or more of the following areas: urban sociology, race/ethnicity, environmental sociology, sociology of health [...]

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  • Call for Proposals Population Research and Policy Review

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    POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SPECIAL ISSUE 2018 Deadline: December 16, 2016  Population Research and Policy Review (PRPR) welcomes proposals for its Special Issue 2018. PRPR intends to publish one Special Issue (SI) each year. This SI will include around five empirical papers together with an introductory editorial that provides a more [...]

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  • Assistant Professor Sociology and Social Studies

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    SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL STUDIES Assistant Professor (Two and a Half Year Term) The Department of Sociology and Social Studies invites applications for a two and a half year term position at the Assistant Professor level effective 1 January 2017, ending 30 June 2019. The successful candidate will take primary responsibility for teaching in the Department’s [...]

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  • 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists

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    The 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists  (ICAE) 2018 in Canada is the triennial conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) http://www.iaae-agecon.org/. International Conference of Agricultural Economists 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 28 July – 2 August 2018 Click the following link for more information about the conference http://www.icae2018.com/

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  • The FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Request for Application (RFA)

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    The FY 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Request for Application (RFA) is now available for public viewing. Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. Proposed Phase I projects should prove the scientific or technical feasibility of the approach or concept. Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and [...]

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  • Paul R. Eberts’ Obituary

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      Professor Paul R. Eberts died in his home in Issaquah, Washington, on June 23, 2016. He was 84 years old. His students and colleagues remember him as a wonderful humanitarian with a most positive view toward improving society. His demeanor was always understated.  He was a good listener and open to ideas, and he [...]

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