[URBANTH-L]URBANTH-L Job Postings, October 10-13, 2005

Benito Vergara bvergara at sfsu.edu
Thu Oct 13 23:45:04 EDT 2005

URBANTH-L Job Postings, October 10-13, 2005
1. Bryn Mawr College, Urban Environmental Problems and Policy, advanced
assistant or beginning associate professor
2. U of Florida, Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, assistant professor
3. Rutgers U, Division of Global Affairs, Director

1. Bryn Mawr College, Urban Environmental Problems and Policy
The Department of Sociology and the Program in Growth and Structure of Cities of
Bryn Mawr College invite applications for a new tenure track position at the
advanced assistant (i.e. within 1-2 years of a tenure
decision) or beginning associate rank in Urban Environmental Problems and
Policy. A Ph.D. in sociology or a related social science discipline is required.
Candidates should have scholarly interests in one or more of the following
areas: geography, environmental racism/classism, regulatory innovation and
implementation, sustainability, globalization, and specific topics like water,
energy, and food supplies. Strong fieldwork or research experience in the U.S.
is necessary; additional expertise outside the U.S.
would be welcome. Work with community organizations would also be valuable.
The successful candidate will teach annually an introductory environmental
studies course from a broad social sciences perspective and undergraduate-level
courses on topics drawn from environmental issues, urban sociological theory,
comparative urban/suburban studies, urban policy and research methods. The
successful candidate will also advise students on curricular choices and senior
research in the interdisciplinary undergraduate Environmental Studies
concentration. One course also should serve the curricular needs of the Graduate
School of Social Work and Social Research; hence an M.S.W is a plus, although
not required.

Please send a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests, a
curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three current letters of recommendation
by December 5, 2005 to: Pam Cohen, Interdepartmental Secretary, Thomas Library,
Bryn Mawr College, 101 North Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, E-mail: 
pjcohen at brynmawr.edu


2. U of Florida, Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, assistant professor

The Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research (CWSGR) at the University of
Florida is pleased to announce its search for a full-time tenure-track
appointment at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2006. PhD
required at time of appointment, in women’s studies or related field, with
specialization in transnational feminist and gender studies. Candidates will be
expected to complement and build upon expertise of the eight faculty members who
are now full-time or joint-appointed in CWSGR. They should be prepared to help
strengthen links with our international programs, and with transnational and
global studies in particular. Scholarly strength preferred in Asian or African
studies with specialization in gender, race, sexuality, comparative and/or
diasporic studies. Over the next few years, we anticipate developing such areas
as feminist approaches to politics and social justice; science and environmental
studies; and media and cultural studies. Candidates should be broadly
interdisciplinary and have active programs of research and publication under
way. The person hired will teach core undergraduate and graduate courses;
teaching experience in women’s studies is desirable.

CWSGR has long functioned as an autonomous program in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences and it will soon occupy its own historic building on the UF
campus. The Center offers the BA and MA in Women’s Studies and hopes to
establish a PhD program in the next several years.
The University of Florida offers excellent support for research and scholarly
development and enjoys a strong and diverse body of students and faculty.
Gainesville is a culturally rich university community in north-central Florida.

Please send letter of application, email address, CV, and names and contact
information (including email) of three persons willing to write references to
Florence Babb, Chair, Search Committee, Center for Women’s Studies and Gender
Research, 3324 Turlington Hall, PO Box 117352, University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL 32611. Applications should be received by November 8, 2005 and
should reference job number 00021741.
For more information, see http://web.wst.ufl.edu/

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution.


3. Rutgers U, Division of Global Affairs, Director

Rutgers University at Newark seeks nominations and applications for the position
of Director of the newly-established Division of Global Affairs within the
Graduate School. Over the last decade, Rutgers-Newark has made Global Affairs a
major strategic focus of its academic programs, capitalizing on its location
within the New York metropolitan area, arguably the world's leading center of
global commerce and culture, and home to numerous international and
nongovernmental organizations. Outstanding scholars with global and
interdisciplinary interests in political science, history, sociology,
anthropology, economics, law, business, criminal justice, public administration
and environmental science are members of the Center for Global Change within the
new Division of Global Affairs, and we anticipate significant numbers of
additional appointments in the next several years. Unique multidisciplinary
doctoral and masters programs, also within the Division of Global Affairs, now
enroll 140 students. The next director will be expected to raise the stature and
visibility of the Division and its faculty through fundraising and grants,
fostering external connections with government agencies, corporations, and NGOs,
linking with scholars and programs at other universities, and recruiting new

The Director of the Division of Global Affairs should have an academic record
appropriate for a senior faculty appointment. The director reports to the
Provost, who is the CEO and chief academic officer of Rutgers-Newark.
Candidates may have research interests in any field of Global Affairs.
Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, and names and contact
information of five references. Please submit materials by email to
jafried at andromeda.rutgers.edu, or by mail to Janice Friedland, Rutgers
University at Newark, Office of the Provost, 123 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
07102. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the
position is filled.


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