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Assistant Professor - Sam Houston State Univeristy (SHSU)
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Wednesday, December 02, 2020 01:40 PM

Job Description: The Department of Sociology at Sam Houston State University announces an opening for a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2021. We seek candidates with expertise and teaching interest in sociological theory (both classical and contemporary), and research specialization in the area of globalization. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, maintain an active research agenda, and provide service to the University and the discipline. 

Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Fellowship Opportunity
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Monday, November 30, 2020 02:12 PM

The Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center is now recruiting PhD students for our third and final cohort of students for the AgBioFEWS graduate training program at NC State University. This interdisciplinary, NSF-funded program is focused on biological and societal aspects of Agricultural Biotechnology in our evolving Food, Energy, and Water Systems. Applicants from a wide range of disciplines—including the humanities, natural, and social sciences—as well as national and international students, are strongly encouraged to apply

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) is seeking an academic professional at an 1862 land-grant institution
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:38 PM


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Southern SARE Seeking 1862 Land-Grant Liaison to Support the Role of SARE in Extension and Other Land-Grant University Programs in the South

GRIFFIN, Georgia – Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) is seeking an academic professional at an 1862 land-grant institution in the Southern region to serve as the liaison between the program and the 1862 LGU system.

Faculty Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Human Ecology
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Wednesday, November 04, 2020 11:33 AM

As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire leading research faculty with an outstanding commitment to teaching, research and service that will promote the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, at the University of California announces
an Assistant Professor of Human Ecology faculty position (9-month) in the  Department of Human Ecology. Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong background in poverty and inequality on families and/or individuals.

This is an academic year (9-month), Assistant Professor tenure-track position with teaching, research, and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will contribute to the Center for Poverty Research  (https://poverty.ucdavis.edu/).

The Department of Human Ecology is seeking applicants that focus on how impoverished communities and inequalities at the neighborhood level (e.g., housing insecurity, insufficient health care resources, few open spaces for play or outdoor activity) affect human development and/or family relationships. The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program to address critical or emerging issues poverty and inequality on families and/or individuals. The appointee will teach four courses per academic year; the specific courses will vary from year to year, based on programmatic needs, and will encompass both core courses (undergraduate and graduate) in human development (e.g., a course from our lifespan development series HDE 100A, 100B, 100C) as well as specialty courses in appointee's area of expertise ( e.g., Families in Communities; Family Stress and Resilience; Disparities and Inequalities in Health and Wellbeing; Contextual
Determinants of Health and Wellbeing; HDE 110; 111; 134, 135). The appointee will be a member of the Graduate Group in Human Development, serving as a research mentor for graduate students. Participation in and development of outreach/engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university
service is expected.

Tenure-track Position Available-Statistics
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Friday, October 23, 2020 11:03 AM

Employment Opportunity: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University

The Western Kentucky University Sociology & Criminology Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor position. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 15, 2021. Review of applications will begin on Dec 7th and will continue until position is filled.

The primary expectation for the position is the delivery of high-quality instruction of social statistics with a secondary need to provide skills in data literacy to a more general audience. Primary area of specialization is open, although the candidate should also be able to contribute in one or more of the areas of departmental specialization: criminology, inequality and social change, and/or research methods. Familiarity and experience, teaching web courses is desirable and a willingness to teach online courses is required. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and an ongoing record of scholarly research are required, and involvement in service activities is an expectation of the position once selected.

The Department of Sociology & Criminology offers Bachelor's degrees in Sociology, Criminology, and Diversity and Community Studies. The department currently has over 500 undergraduate majors matriculating through its programs. Specifically, 39% of students pursuing our majors are first-generation college students and 23% are underrepresented minorities with 12% who are both. Our faculty are dedicated to improving the quality of life for students of multicultural backgrounds and, through a welcoming and supportive environment, helping them excel academically and socially. For more information on our department and our programs, please visit our website at wku.edu/sociology-criminology.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Rural Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice completed by the time of appointment.