Employment Announcements

Academic Positions

  • Western University
    September 22, 2017
    Building on our main area of strength in Population Dynamics and Social Inequality, the Department of Sociology at Western, http://sociology.uwo.ca, invites applications for two probationary tenure-track faculty positions in Social Stratification. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but applications from exceptional, experienced candidates at higher academic ranks will be considered. The starting date for these appointments is July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.
    Date posted: 9/13/2017 | View listing
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
    October 10, 2017
    Date posted: 9/7/2017 | View listing
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles
    October 5, 2017
    Date posted: 9/7/2017 | View listing
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  • Rutgers University
    September 30, 2017
    Department of Sociology, Rutgers University—New Brunswick
    Associate or Full Professor, Sociology of Health and IllnessDepartment of Sociology, Rutgers University—New Brunswick
    Assistant Professor, Sociology of Health and IllnessDepartment of Sociology, Rutgers University—New Brunswick
    Assistant Professor, Socioeconomic and/or Racial Inequalities
    Date posted: 8/15/2017 | View listing
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    January 31, 2018
    We welcome applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Policy whose research is relevant to social policy. We seek a scholar whose research advances our knowledge of policies that address the economic and social disparities —inclusive of differences in geography, race, and ethnicity. His or her research may deepen our understanding of the changing dynamics of labor-market opportunities or how employment contributes to the social welfare of individuals and families. Successful candidates will have doctorates in Economics, Political Science, Political Economy, Public Policy, Sociology, or a related field. Applicants’ research should have important public policy implications. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
    We are a collegial, interdisciplinary department within a school of public affairs located at an excellent and diverse public university in one of the greatest cities in the world. We offer a Master of Public Policy degree, are developing an undergraduate major, and help train doctoral students from varied departments across campus. Click here for more information.
    Date posted: 8/15/2017 | View listing
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  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    January 31, 2018
    We welcome applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Public Policy whose research is relevant to understanding immigration and/or migration. We seek a scholar whose research advances our understanding of the causes and consequences of these population movements. He or she may also study the social, political, economic, and demographic realignments that migrants produce in their communities of destination or origin. Successful candidates will have doctorates in Economics, Political Science, Political Economy, Public Policy, History, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field. Applicants’ research should have important public policy implications. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
    We are a collegial, interdisciplinary department within a school of public affairs located at an excellent and diverse public university in one of the greatest cities in the world. We offer a Master of Public Policy degree, are developing an undergraduate major, and help train doctoral students from varied departments across campus.Click here for more information.
    Date posted: 8/15/2017 | View listing
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  • Penn Humanities Forum
    University of Pennsylvania
    October 15, 2017
    The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (late August–May) in residence at Penn.
    For the 2018-19 academic year, our topic will be Stuff (see Call for Applications below). The Fellowship carries a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in either the fall or the spring semester in addition to conducting their research.
    The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible). The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
    Date posted: 5/16/2017 | View listing
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  • Social Policy & Practice
    December 31, 2017
    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network Administrator at the School of Social Policy & Practice. The Network Administrator, will direct the day-to-day operations of the center and will support the establishment of the Sloan ADRF Network through the following three, key activities: (1) developing a network governance process, (2) organizing annual PI meetings and network conferences, and (3) creating a communications plan that includes a website and monthly newsletter. The Network Coordinator is expected to establish collegial and collaborative relationships with researchers and faculty at the Penn Population Studies Center. Here is an in-depth description of this position.
    Date posted: 12/22/2016 | View listing
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Industry Positions

Post-doctoral Positions

  • Yale University
    December 31, 2017
    The successful candidate will work with Professor Crawford and colleagues on demography and population size estimation for hidden and hard-to-reach groups. In particular, we are interested in developing tools for rigorous epidemiology, demography, and public health research on stigmatized, criminalized, and otherwise hard-to-reach populations.The position comes with substantial freedom to choose research projects, work in the US and internationally, and design and implement new sampling methods and surveys. There is funding to run pilot studies and experiments.
    Date posted: 9/13/2017 | View listing
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  • Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
    Rostock, Germany
    October 1, 2017
    Date posted: 9/7/2017 | View listing
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  • Penn Humanities Forum
    University of Pennsylvania
    October 15, 2017
    The Wolf Humanities Center (formerly Penn Humanities Forum) awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (late August–May) in residence at Penn.
    For the 2018-19 academic year, our topic will be Stuff (see Call for Applications below). The Fellowship carries a stipend of $54,590 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $3000 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in either the fall or the spring semester in addition to conducting their research.
    The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree, and applicants must be humanists or those in such allied fields as anthropology or history of science. Ineligible categories include an MFA or any other doctorate such as EdD, social scientists, scholars in educational curriculum building, and performing artists (note: scholars of performance are eligible). The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms.
    Date posted: 5/16/2017 | View listing
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