• The XXVII European Society For Rural Sociology Congress

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    The XXVII European Society For Rural Sociology Congress Theme: Uneven Processes of Rural Change: on Diversity, Knowledge and Justice 24-27 July 2017 Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Visit: www.esrs2017.confer.uj.edu.pl for more information

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  • Population Association of America Annual Meeting

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    The Population Association of America Annual Meeting holds in Chicago, April 27-29, 2017.  Submission of abstracts is hereby requested by the organizer of a session titled ” Data  Science and Applied Demography: New Frontiers in Data and Methods. Details about the annual meeting can be seen through the following link http://www.populationassociation.org/sidebar/annual-meeting/)  If you are working in [...]

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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Scientist) position

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    A Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Scientist) position is available at Washington State University (Pullman, WA). The postdoc will work with faculty and students associated with a large, multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) (see http://biodegradablemulch.org). The postdoc will assist with surveys, focus groups, and farmer case studies related [...]

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    2016 Rural Sociology Best Paper Award Leland L. Glenna and John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University J. Rick Welsh, Syracuse University David Ervin, Portland State University “Intellectual Property, Scientific Independence,  and the Efficacy and Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops”  Leland Glenna is Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education, John Tooker [...]

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  • Job Opportunity

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    The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of inequality with a focus on the determinants and/or consequences of food inequality/insecurity, at the assistant professor to associate professor levels, to commence autumn semester 2017. We seek candidates [...]

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  • National Rural Creative Place making Summit

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    Rural Creative Placemaking Summit, will hold October 12-14, 2016 at the University of Iowa. The Summit seeks to enhance cross-sector collaboration, elevate intercultural perspectives within the field, and build policy presence for deeper consideration of rural creative place making. Together, we will consider the practice of rural creative place making – as a field, a strategy for economic development, [...]

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  • 4-Year PhD Fellowship Opportunity in Sociology at Utah State University

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    The Utah State University Graduate Program in Sociology is seeking applicants for a four-year graduate fellowship award (the USU Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship), to begin Fall semester, 2017. This is USU’s most prestigious graduate fellowship, awarded to departments on a competitive basis by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. The recipient will receive four full years of fellowship [...]

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  • Job Opportunity at Mississippi State University

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    Mississippi State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning August 16, 2017.  Candidates who conduct research in, and are committed to teaching about, rural sociology are of interest.  Preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching complements our existing areas of concentration and research expertise. The department has more [...]

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  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Sustainable Agriculture Education

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    The Agroecosystems Management Program of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center addresses the environmental, economic and social challenges and opportunities facing farmers and rural communities (amp.osu.edu). A Postdoctoral Associate position is available. The Postdoctoral Associate will coordinate a USDA-funded project to develop a statewide network of sustainable agriculture education programs including certificate, associate and baccalaureate degrees [...]

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  • Job Opportunity at Oxfam America

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    Oxfam America is a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice. As one of 18 members of the international Oxfam confederation, they work with people in more than 90 countries to create lasting solutions. Oxfam seeks a Director of Inclusive and Resilient Food Systems.  Executive Brief with details on Oxfam Director Inclusive [...]

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