Job opportunities (academic and non-academic) and other career-related opportunities which may be of interest to our SSSA Membership and Friends of SSSA are listed below.  Information posted is as provided by those organizations advertising here.  Those wishing to advertise are welcome to contact the SSSA Communications Director.

Academic

Georgia Institute of Technology – Assistant Professor of Sociology

The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) at Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in sociology at the rank of assistant professor. The position will begin in August 2023. We seek a candidate whose research uses quantitative methods (broadly defined) to study inequalities in one of the following areas: education, health, migration, or work. Intersectional approaches to inequality are encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach quantitative methods, particularly at the undergraduate level, and demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, and mentoring students. At the time of appointment, the new hire must have a Ph.D. degree and an established research trajectory that fits with the mission of the school.

HSOC believes diversity is foundational to creating the most intellectually vibrant and successful academic communities. Therefore, we are especially interested in applicants who will work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, including women, those who are Black, Indigenous, People of Color, from minority ethnic groups, identify with LGBTQIA+ communities, have disabilities, from lower income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college students. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

We will begin reviewing applications on November 1. Application materials should be sent electronically. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, up to three writing samples, and a list of three references through Georgia Tech’s Careers Site at https://hr.gatech.edu/careers (Job ID 249224). Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Kate Pride Brown at k.p.brown@gatech.edu.

The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) is a uniquely interdisciplinary unit with an intellectual culture of cross-pollination between sociological and historical scholarship, as well as work in science and technology studies. The School is united around a vision of scholarship and teaching that elucidates processes of local, national, and global change, past and present. This mission includes promoting a broader understanding of how racial, gender, and class inequalities intersect, as well as how technology, science, and culture are intertwined.

One of six schools in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech, the School of History and Sociology offers a Bachelor of Science degree in History, Technology, and Society (HTS), a research-intensive major that equips our graduates with the analytical techniques and communication skills necessary to understand and meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. In collaboration with other schools within the Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech, HSOC sponsors many innovative programs, including undergraduate Minors in Sports, Society, and Technology; Social Justice; Women, Science, and Technology; and Health, Medicine and Society. At the graduate level, HSOC offers master’s and doctoral degrees in the History and Sociology of Technology and Science. Our graduate students come from across the globe to gain expertise in these increasingly important fields of study— and have been exceptionally successful in gaining employment throughout the world, including in academe, government, nongovernmental organizations, and corporations. For more information about the School of History and Sociology, please visit http://hsoc.gatech.edu.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

Vanderbilt University – Assistant Professor in Environmental Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of environmental sociology to begin fall semester 2023. The capacity to bring in external funding is highly desirable. Candidacy for this position will be strengthened if the applicant can also contribute to at least one of our existing departmental strengths in social movements and medical/health sociology. The university is home to a strong network of environmental researchers, and there are collaborative opportunities through the Vanderbilt Program in Climate and Environmental Studies.

Qualifications

Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit via Interfolio at this link http://apply.interfolio.com/111236 , the following: 1) a letter describing your research/teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations, if available; 5) a diversity statement and 6) three letters of reference.

Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Holly McCammon (holly.mccammon@vanderbilt.edu), Department Chair, or David Hess (david.j.hess@vanderbilt.edu), Director of Climate and Environmental Studies, with any questions.

Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty.  Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Vanderbilt University – Assistant Professor of Sociology of Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Sociology at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor studying the societal influences of artificial intelligence (AI). The position begins fall semester 2023. We seek a scholar who investigates the sociology of AI’s development, meaning, application, or impact in one or more key institutional or other social domains, ideally with connections to one or more of the department’s two main graduate research focus areas: health and social movements. Possible areas include AI, machine learning, or digitization in health (including health care diagnosis or treatment; monitoring for effects of climate change, risk of toxic exposure or emergent diseases) or in social movements (including crowdsourcing, citizen science, or surveillance; movements involving equality/equity, justice, privacy, smart cities/cybercities, social media and digital technologies, workplaces). The capacity to bring in external funding is highly desirable.

Qualifications

Vanderbilt expects excellence in research and teaching. The Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2023.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit via Interfolio at this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/111238 , the following: 1) a letter describing your research/teaching interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching effectiveness, including course evaluations, if available; 5) a diversity statement and 6) three letters of reference.

Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Holly McCammon (holly.mccammon@vanderbilt.edu), Department Chair, with any questions.

Vanderbilt University is committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of exceptional faculty.  Women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

 

Non-Academic

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