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...and not yet appearing in the ASA Employment Bulletin
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Bowling Green State University’s Department of Sociology anticipates hiring a tenure-track faculty (to be filled at the assistant or advanced assistant professor level) in Demography, beginning Fall 2008, contingent upon availability of position funding.  Area of specialization within demography is open.  BGSU has an active and growing graduate program in demography.  The NICHD-funded Center for Family and Demographic Research provides a multidisciplinary academic environment dedicated to innovative research on the well-being of children, youth, and families.

Candidates should feel free to contact me directly for more information, and if desired, I will set up a meeting for potential candidates at the ASA meetings in New York City. 

Many thanks in advance.

Frank Goza, Chair
Demography Search Committee
Sociology Department
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

telephone (419) 372-7256
fax (419) 372-8306

Dartmouth College
. The Department of Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor position (new or recent Ph.D.s) beginning Fall 2008. Areas of
specialization are open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an
undergraduate sociological theory course annually. Dartmouth is a liberal arts college
with a strong commitment to supporting both quality research and teaching. This goal is
facilitated by the school’s quarter system, which allows the four course teaching load to
be covered in two 10-week terms with a third term in residence for research and other
departmental obligations. For more information about the department, see: Deadline for submission of applications is September 21,
2007. Please send curriculum vitae, a statement of current research and teaching interests,
one or two samples of written work, evidence of teaching experience and three letters of
reference to: Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Sociology, HB 6104,
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755. Dartmouth College is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

East Carolina University is seeking to fill one Tenure-track, teaching/research position as Assistant Professor beginning August 18, 2008.  A PhD in Sociology is required at time of appointment.  Area of scholarship should include some area of Social Diversity/Inequality (e.g. race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, age, religion, and/or disabilities). An interest in Law and Society will enhance candidacy.  An active research program and appropriate professional service is expected.  Salary is competitive.  The Department's website ( includes a description of the department, its new Center on Diversity and Inequality Research, as well as information about the region and the community. Applicants for the position must complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application describing teaching experience and research pursuits, and curriculum vitae online at .  Also, arrange for three current letters of reference to be sent to:  Assistant Professor Search, Department of Sociology, 406A Brewster, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. Inquiries can be directed to Screening will begin October 1, 2007 and continue until filled.  

**Please note that faculty from the department will be available for informal conversations about this position at the American Sociological Association Annual Meetings in New York City August 10-14. Please email preferably by Wednesday August 8th if you would like to set up a meeting. Later email requests will be accommodated if schedules allow. These will be informal informational conversations only, not interviews.**

Submitted by Marieke Van Willigen, East Carolina University
Distributed by Kevin Dougherty, ASA Religion Section Newsletter Editor
University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The Department of Sociology invites
applications for up to four tenure-track positions beginning Fall 2007. Two
positions will be at the assistant professor level. One or more positions may be
appointed at the Associate or early Full Professor levels. Substantive
specializations are open. We anticipate hiring one or more candidates who can
make contributions to the core curriculum in theory. The department has a
strong Ph.D. program in Sociology and candidates should be interested in making
significant contributions to that program. Applications received after October
15 cannot be assured full consideration. Applicants should have firm
expectations of a completed PhD by September 2008 and be eager to join an
intellectually lively, growing department. The department and the university are
committed to increased diversity in its faculty and student ranks. Please send
a resume, letter of application, publications or samples of written work, and
three letters of reference to Robert Zussman Recruitment Committee Chair,
Department of Sociology, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst,
MA 01003-5725.

The Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) in the UCLA School of Public Health ( is the largest department in the School and focuses on the social and behavioral aspects of health.  CHS faculty include demographers and specialists in reproductive health and maternal and child health, as well as specialists in the other areas listed in the announcement.  CHS is closely affiliated with the NIH-funded California Center for Population Research (CCPR at a strong and very active cross-campus demographic research and training center.  CHS is also closely affiliated with the Bixby Program for Population and Reproductive Health ( which focuses on reproductive health-related training and research in public health.

Paper Advertisements Posted Outside HM 204:

University of California, Riverside, Dept of Soc, Asst Prof, criminology (7/31/07)
Carleton College, Dept of Soc/Anth, open rank, social demography (7/31/07)
Cornell University, Dept of Org Behavior, Asst Prof, org soc/org theory (7/31/07)
University of Pittsburgh, Dept of Soc, Asst Prof, 2 positions, soc inequalities, soc movements, quantitative methods (7/31/07)
McMaster University, Dept of Soc, Asst/Assoc Prof, social problems, culture, or gender (7/31/07)
South Dakota State University, Dept of Soc, open position, soc organization, medical soc (7/31/07)
Ohio State University, Dept of Human Dev and Family Science, open rank, child development/early childhood education, family science (7/31/07)