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Postdoctoral Position
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Monday, March 20, 2017 12:58 PM

Postdoctoral Associate: The Impacts of Green Courts in India

A 12-month postdoctoral position is available for an experienced interdisciplinary scholar interested in conducting research on environmental justice in India, with a focus on development decisions affecting water resources.

The successful candidate will join an international project involving an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Canada and India, supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships Program.

The goal of the project is to understand the impacts of the decisions of Green Benches of state High Courts and regional National Green Tribunals on marginalized communities in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat.

Chairperson of the Department of Community Sustainability
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Monday, March 20, 2017 10:54 AM


Department of Community Sustainability

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michigan State University


The Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources invites nominations and applications for the position of Chairperson of the Department of Community Sustainability, an interdisciplinary department that provides a stimulating intellectual environment for engaged scholarship. Most members of the faculty are social scientists, but the Department also includes individuals with backgrounds in the natural sciences and humanities. Research, teaching, and outreach programs in the Department engage with a broad array of communities to address sustainability challenges and goals. The Department’s commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship, recent growth in student enrollment, a cadre of newly hired faculty, and an identity that emphasizes community engagement provide a rich opportunity for leadership to support and enhance an inclusive departmental vision. The position is available as early as August 16, 2017.

Post Doc Participatory Research Methods
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:37 AM

Post Doctoral Researcher: Participatory Research Methods & Human Dimensions of Complex Agricultural Working Landscape

The Ohio State University

Description:  Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith, Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is seeking a postdoctoral research scholar (initial 1 year appointment, renewable based on performance). The position will be based at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, OH. Successful candidates will help craft a research program that involves work with collaborative interdisciplinary teams to conduct research on human dimensions of complex agricultural working landscapes.

Application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2017.

Questions? Contact Jackson-smith.1@osu.edu.

The entire position posting can be found here.

University of Richmond Visiting Instructor of Sociology
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Monday, March 13, 2017 05:10 PM

Sociology & Anthropology: Visiting Instructor of Sociology - 000080S

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Richmond invites applications for a two-semester Visiting Instructor position in Sociology to begin August 2017. Teaching expectations include multiple sections of introduction to sociology, social problems, and social movements.  We seek candidates with a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. A masters’ degree in sociology is required; a Ph.D. is preferred.  

Applicants should apply click "Apply Now" at the top of the page.  Applicants will be asked to submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing their teaching experience and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and names of three references. The teaching statement should highlight the applicant’s plans or goals for supporting inclusivity and diversity in the context of an undergraduate liberal arts institution. References will receive an email asking them to submit their reference letters. At least two of the reference letters should address the candidate’s teaching experience and/or potential. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community that values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, seehttp://socanth.richmond.edu.  Questions about the search should be addressed to Elizabeth Ransom, eransom@richmond.edu

Assistant Professor of Sociology SDSU
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Monday, March 13, 2017 04:54 PM

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology and Rural Studies
South Dakota State University

The Department of Sociology & Rural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin fall 2017. It seeks a colleague whose duties will include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, maintaining an active, independent research agenda that includes peer-reviewed publications and grant activity, graduate and undergraduate advising, and service to the department and university. The maximum teaching load is three courses per semester. The department seeks someone with quantitative research skills and expertise in any of the following areas: demography, indigenous studies, indigenous methods, development, globalization. A commitment to public/applied sociology is also desired.

The Department of Sociology and Rural Studies is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Start Date: August 14, 2017

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