Director of the Center for Social Policy University of Massachusetts Boston
The Director of the Center for Social Policy provides leadership on all major areas of the Center's policy, research, communications and policy-impact agendas, including strategic planning and financial and programmatic development. The Center’s commitment is to have a positive impact on public policy and private sector solutions for social exclusion and economic hardship in Greater Boston and Massachusetts, with national and international relevance and reach. Candidates should possess a passionate commitment to applied research and analysis on the systemic drivers of poverty in Massachusetts. The Director provides leadership on development of this agenda in light of the Center’s mission to address poverty, inequality and their consequences, and will also serve as a faculty member of the Department of Public Policy/Public Affairs. The Director supervises and directs the work of permanent and other staff within the Center; oversees the Center’s budget and endowment accounts; provides leadership on issues of concern that intersect with the Center's mission and the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and beyond; works closely with the center’s external Leadership Council in shaping partnerships; coordinates and engages in fundraising and grant-seeking activities; organizes and holds public and educational events; provides media commentary, particular as related to poverty and inequality; provides written annual reports; and other related duties. Minimum Qualifications: • PhD in Social Policy, Public Policy, Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology or a closely related field is preferred; • Several years of professional and/or managerial experience in public policy, politics and/or academia; • A record of innovative and successful leadership and experience in policy, community and/or participatory research; • Demonstrated teaching experience; • A record of published scholarship; • Demonstrated success in securing grant funding; • Demonstrated capacity to manage diverse projects in a university setting; • Exceptional collaboration and group facilitation skills. UMass Boston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Contact: Please apply online with your cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of publications (2MB max file size), and names and contact information of at least three references at the following link: http://umb.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=51375



SOCIOLOGY, Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor – One year position beginning September, 2014
Required Ph.D./ABD in Sociology Candidates will be expected to teach general undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Sociology and Social Problems. Teaching experience is required; excellent teaching is expected. Teaching load is three courses (12 credit hours) per semester. Additional duties, such as student advisement, as negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Screening of applications begins June 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager, at 609-652-4384.

Contact: Electronic submissions only. Send as separate documents (Word or pdf): Letter of application describing qualifications and accomplishments, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence if available, copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: SOCYsearch@stockton.edu Please include the job title and Reference ID #AA298 in the subject line.



Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Richmond
The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2015. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education whose primary expertise within Sociology is Criminology/Delinquency. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of specialization include at least one of the following subfields: victimization, incarceration, law and society, criminal justice system. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introduction to sociology; research methods or sociological theory; and undergraduate courses on crime, delinquency, and deviance, as well as advanced undergraduate seminar courses in her/his areas of expertise. We seek individuals with a strong research program that will actively involve undergraduate majors. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Sociology. ABDs will be considered, but must have completed the PhD by the August 2015 start date. Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Representatives from the Department will be conducting interviews at the ASA meetings in San Francisco in August. The University of Richmond is a private, highly ranked national liberal arts university. Faculty are expected to be excellent teachers and to engage in meaningful research aimed at publication in toptier scholarly journals. For more information on the department, see http://sociology.richmond.edu/. The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to supporting an inclusive campus community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will contribute to these goals.

Contact: Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), a description of current and planned research programs, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references who will receive an email asking them to submit letters of recommendation electronically.



Bradley University: Temporary FT Instructor
The Department of Sociology & Social Work at Bradley University invites applications for a temporary, full-time (non-renewable) instructor of Sociology, with classes starting in August 2014. Educational requirements include a MA or equivalent. We prefer candidates with a Ph.D. in Sociology (ABDs considered). Teaching responsibilities include Introductory Sociology, Social Inequality and/or Race Relations, therefore experience with these courses is desirable. We will consider closely related fields such as American Studies or African American Studies when the candidate has teaching/research expertise in social inequalities. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-sized, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University, please visit www.bradley.edu. Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

Contact: Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application summarizing qualifications and experience, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information of three professional references to: Dr. Lori Wiebold Department of Sociology & Social Work Bradley University Peoria, IL 61625. Email applications are also accepted at lwiebold@fsmail.bradley.edu Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.