Prof. Edward Walker stated “when businesses face major threats that could potentially harm their whole industry, these kinds of ‘grassroots’ campaigns start to happen in a pretty serious way.” Article: http://mashable.com/2015/07/15/short-term-rentals-lobbying/
Prof. Mark Kaplan stated that it is important to appreciate the complexity of the suicide by viewing it both as a personal and social phenomenon. He expressed the need to understand how the social organizational context of the Army affects these individual vulnerabilities along with other evidences that focus mostly on personal psychology. Article:
Prof. Michael Stoll explained why the 20 metropolitan areas are losing the greatest share of local people to other parts of the U.S. between July 2013 and July 2014.
Prof. C. Cindy Fan has been appointed UCLA’s vice provost for international studies and global engagement. Article: http://newsroom.ucla.edu/dept/faculty/c-cindy-fan-named-vice-provost-international-studies-and-global-engagement
Prof. Patrick Heuveline’s paper entitled “The boundaries of genocide: Quantifying the uncertainty of the death toll during the Pol Pot regime in Cambodia (1975–79)” has been published in Population Studies: A Journal of Demography
The online link to his paper is http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/jgm8U4TIxdTRYS5wyJsm/full#.VbevVflVhBc
Paper will be open access until August 2015.
The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in public health and poverty policy research and teaching. This is a full-time tenure track appointment. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. or Dr.P.H. in public health, epidemiology, economics, […]
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University seeks to hire a quantitative sociologist for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 20, 2016. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in one of the following substantive areas: global public health, aging, and/or demography, although other areas […]
The Department of Sociology will be making several tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin September 1, 2016. The positions, which will have a university year appointment, are open with regard to specialization. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research and teaching. Electronic submission of application materials […]
The College of Agricultural Sciences is filling a tenure-track faculty position in Rural Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor with a 40% teaching and 60% research appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program that draws on her/his expertise in rural communities and livelihoods, including in one or […]
Position Announcement – U.S. Census Bureau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln RDC Administrator
This vacancy is for a Survey Statistician position in the Research Data Center of the Center for Economic Sciences, US Census Bureau, located in Lincoln, Nebraska. See link for more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/409418600