Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of Charleston
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in August 2015. We seek a broadly trained sociologist who has a strong commitment to teaching within an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences setting. The individual would be expected to primarily contribute to our two-course research methods sequence by teaching statistics with SPSS and, in addition, be interested in teaching GIS courses. Other specialties are open, with preference given to candidates who can teach in the areas of public health, criminology, demography or applied sociology. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of ongoing scholarship. Minimum Qualifications/Credentials Successful candidates will have earned a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. While preference will be given to a Ph.D. in Sociology, applicants with a strong background in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Public Health, Criminology or Demography are also encouraged to apply. Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Only electronic applications submitted via this website will be considered. Submit online: letter of application including current and projected research agenda, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for hiring), teaching philosophy, one representative publication, and contact information for 3 reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Application deadline is September 1, 2014. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. George Dickinson, search committee chair, at dickinsong@cofc.edu. About the College of Charleston The College of Charleston is a state-supported, liberal arts and sciences institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate students. Consistent with its heritage since its founding in 1770, the College retains a strong liberal arts undergraduate curriculum. It is located on the historic peninsula in Downtown Charleston, a coastal metropolitan area of over 600,000. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Contact: Apply online at JOBS.COFC.EDU. Only electronic applications submitted via this website will be considered. Submit online: letter of application including current and projected research agenda, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required for hiring), teaching philosophy, one representative publication, and contact information for 3 reference providers who will submit letters of recommendation online. Application deadline is September 1, 2014. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. George Dickinson, search committee chair, at dickinsong@cofc.edu.



Lehigh University Assistant Professor of Sociology
Lehigh University. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology. The successful candidate will have a research focus on deviance, social control, criminology, and/or criminal justice, with an emphasis on sexuality and/or gender studies. While Sociology and Anthropology is the home department, the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and teach courses that are cross listed with WGSS. The candidate must also have an ability to teach in other core courses of sociology, such as sociological theory or research methods Candidates must have Ph.D. completed by the starting date of August 2015 and show significant evidence of research productivity and successful teaching experience. The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Lehigh has fourteen faculty members and a master’s program in Sociology as well as undergraduate majors. We are also actively involved in a variety of interdisciplinary programs. The standard teaching load is 2-2. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status and provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/work_life_balance.html Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. Please contact infdcap@lehigh.edu for more information. Lehigh University is a highly competitive, research-oriented private university located one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City.

Contact: E-mail a curriculum vitae, a letter of application indicating teaching and research interests, and the names of four references to Academic Jobs on line https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4170. Send the material as attachments in WORD or PDF format. Please do not send additional material at this time, and only electronic submissions will be considered. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2014. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Ziad Munson, Search Committee Chair, at munson@lehigh.edu. The department web site is http://cas.lehigh.edu/socanthro.



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.