September 9, 2016
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Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor - Business and Society - York University

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Business and Society
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Business and Society at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2017. More information about the Department can be found at http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; more information about the Business and Society Program can be found at http://buso.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in one of the social sciences, an interdisciplinary social scientific program or a related field (e.g., ethics, political philosophy, history, critical management studies), and; will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching, and research and publications. There is a strong preference for candidates who can teach from a critical, interdisciplinary perspective in the areas of The Firm or Business and the Environment. Candidates must have the breadth and versatility to teach the core courses of the Business & Society undergraduate program. The ability to teach courses in more than one of the program streams and expertise in heterodox economics would be a major asset.

Candidates will demonstrate an ongoing program of interdisciplinary research in the field and will have publications appropriate to their stage of career. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants must submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, Ross Building, S754 York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3.  Email: soscjobs@yorku.ca (Subject line: "Business and Society Appointment") 

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Posting End Date: November 15, 2016




 
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Interdisciplinary Social Science
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017

Department of Social Science

The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Interdisciplinary Social Science (ISS) at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2017. Information about the Department can be found at http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; information about the ISS program can be found at http://iss.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in one of the social sciences; show excellence or promise of excellence in research and publication in an interdisciplinary field appropriate to their stage of career; and demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence and versatility in undergraduate, interdisciplinary teaching. Area of research specialization is open, but applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach courses in interdisciplinary approaches to social science research and critical social theory. The successful applicant must also be prepared to take on a leadership role in the development of a new and growing program and will be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants must submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Amanda Glasbeek, Chair, Department of Social Science, Ross Building S754, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: soscjobs@yorku.ca, (Subject line: "ISS Appointment")

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Posting End Date: November 15, 2016




Call for Papers
"Africana Religious Music & Sacred Sound"
Journal of Africana Religions
 
Please send a 150 word proposal now for this important publication opportunity. How does a global, diasporic, and/or translocal perspective enrich our understanding of religious music in Africa and the African diaspora? How have sacred sounds traveled across or faded away at the political, geographic, economic, and social boundaries of the Black world? How might attention to soundscapes and the aesthetics of musical performance inform the broader study of Africana religions? The  Journal of Africana Religions invites 3,000-word papers for a roundtable on Africana religious music and sacred sound. All disciplinary approaches to the topic are welcome so long as authors consider their subject matter from a translocal, Africana perspective. Examples of potential topics include but are not limited to drumming and percussive activities across the Africana world; Christian hymnody in the Black Atlantic; music in Zar, Bori, and Gnawa practices of Islam; gender or sexual identity in global Black religious music; global Black hip hop and the sacred; the business of global Africana music; Qur'anic recitation in the Black world; and praise music among African and African diaspora Christians.
 
Your 150-word proposal is welcome today at journal@africanareligions.org. Final drafts of the 3,000 word essays will be due by  January 30, 2017.




Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position in Sociology - Bucknell University

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Bucknell University invites applications for  an open rank, tenure-track position in Sociology beginning in August of 2017. The substantive  area is open, with a preference for candidates whose research focuses on comparative historical  sociology, economic sociology, or social movements. Applicants must have a PhD or be ABD in  Sociology by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach  Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Methods or Theory, and both introductory and advanced  courses in her or his area/s of specialization. We will consider candidates with methodological  expertise in either qualitative or quantitative methods (or mixed approaches).

To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing research interests and teaching philosophy, a  Curriculum Vitae, a sample of scholarly writing, sample syllabi, course evaluations, and the  names and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted online at  http://apply.interfolio.com/35905. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and  continue until the position is filled.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national university where liberal arts  and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music complement  each other. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in  the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best  small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation  opportunities and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums,  and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and  athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers  outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the  city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and  Washington, D.C.

EEO

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a  diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through  diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's  efforts to create a climate that fosters growth and development of a diverse student body, and we  welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in  higher education.





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