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  • 1 Oct 2019 2:24 PM | Anonymous

    Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is seeking a Research Associate to serve as a staff member of PRB’s U.S. Programs Department. Using survey and administrative data from a variety of sources, s/he will be responsible for compiling, analyzing, and reporting statistics on U.S. demographic, social, economic, and health issues and developing data visualizations, including maps. The successful candidate will have at least two years of research experience working with survey and administrative data, ideally on topics related to children and families, population aging, health, poverty and inequality, fertility, mortality, or migration. This position requires strong quantitative and organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to balance working independently and on a team. The successful candidate will also have experience using data visualization and GIS software.

    For more information, click here.

  • 27 Sep 2019 2:30 PM | Julia Wolf (Administrator)

    The information below can also be downloaded as this PDF.


    Assistant Professor - Sociology - Environmental Sociology and/or Sociology of Health

    Louisiana State University

    Job Summary:

    The Department of Sociology at Louisiana State University invites applications for one tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching two classes each semester. Candidates should show promise of developing a strong record of publications; potential for research funding is also desirable. The selected candidate will be expected to participate in departmental, college, and university service activities commensurate with rank. The department seeks applicants with a specialization in Environmental Sociology and/or Sociology of Health to enhance the departmental and program strengths. The appointment begins August 2020.

    Required Qualifications:

    Ph.D. in Sociology or related field. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand are preferred, but we will consider those who are close to completion and will finish by the time of the appointment.

    LSU Department of Sociology

    The LSU Department of Sociology, one of the oldest sociology departments in the South, has awarded doctoral degrees for over 80 years with its' first doctoral degree awarded in 1937. Today, the Department continues to carry on a tradition of dedication to research and teaching as a unit in LSU’s College of Humanities & Social Sciences. The faculty pursues nationally and internationally recognized research on basic and applied social science questions. The department serves over 400 undergraduate majors and 200 undergraduate minors, and make an important contribution to LSU’s general education mission. We are also home to a vibrant Ph.D. program with about 50 graduate students, offering the only Ph.D. in Sociology in the State of Louisiana. Our current faculty pursue nationally and internationally recognized research on basic and applied social science questions. For more information about the department please see https://lsu.edu/hss/sociology/. LSU is Louisiana's flagship research university and is the only public Carnegie designated Research Extensive University in the state. As the flagship institution, the vision of LSU is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. The mission of LSU is the generation, preservation, dissemination and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts. For more information on LSU, visit https://lsu.edu.

    Special Instructions:

    Screening of applicants will begin October 20, 2019, and will continue until a candidate is selected. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Applications should include a letter of application and curriculum vitae. A copy of your transcripts(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. In addition, please have three letters of recommendation sent to: Jessica Erwin, Assistant Professor Search, 126 Stubbs Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 or via email at jessicaerwin@lsu.edu.

    Please attached all documents under the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

    Additional Position Information:

    Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

    Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

    LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

    Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

    Please apply on the LSU Career site here:

    https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/Assistant-Professor---Sociology---Environmental-Sociology-and-or-Sociology-of-Health_R00040449



  • 12 Sep 2019 11:20 AM | Julia Wolf (Administrator)

    The Sociology Department at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to be filled at the Assistant Professor rank.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology no later than August 2020. Area of specialization for both research and teaching is the sociology of religion.  Applicants for this position will be expected to teach in both the Sociology Department and in the Religious Studies Program.          

    Applications must be made on-line at https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/23269. Please upload a letter of application which includes teaching interests and research plans, a curriculum vita, publications or samples of written work (up to a maximum of 3 items), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and may continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will join an exciting and growing department in a dynamic urban university. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

  • 11 Sep 2019 5:12 PM | Gerald Shoultz (Administrator)

    Community Data Platforms is looking for candidates for the Director of the Project Management Office.  The purpose of this position is to lead the operations of the PMO, by introducing and developing project management standards, including tools and techniques; developing processes; and providing administrative and project management support to include training, mentoring, and coaching of Project Managers.  In collaboration with senior staff PMO provides leadership, strategic direction, and management for the PMO programs and related activities.

    For more information about the position and how to apply, refer to the following website:  https://www.communitydataplatforms.com/project-management-director

    Information provided by:

    Brooke C. Mellor

    Human Resources

    Community Data Platforms

    mellor@communitydataplatforms.com


  • 18 Jul 2019 1:08 PM | Julia Wolf (Administrator)

    Please click on this link for more information about the new job position at Nielsen on the Sampling, Universe Estimate and Product Automation team!

    Information provided to SDA by:

    Collin McCarter

    Senior Data Scientist at Nielsen

    collin.mccarter@nielsen.com


  • 3 Jul 2019 12:51 PM | Julia Wolf (Administrator)

    Here is the Spring 2019 edition of SDA's newsletter, Southern Demographic News! Spring 2019 SDA Newsletter

    Newsletter contributions are always welcome! Please send any to news@sda-demography.org


  • 26 Jun 2019 8:48 AM | Anonymous

    This position is for the research data dissemination coordinator for the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health). This position will promote and highlight Add Health’s original data collection efforts, provide research tools to identify and explore these data, and improve data dissemination approaches to showcase this program of research. Learn more and apply at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/164585.


  • 3 Jun 2019 10:05 AM | Anonymous


  • 6 May 2019 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Deadline for submissions: 3 June 2019
    Conference dates: 12–13 September 2019
    Application Portal

    The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), with support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Aging, and the National Science Foundation, announces a call for papers for the 2019 PSID Annual User Conference.

    The conference welcomes submissions on any topic, from researchers in any field, that use data from PSID or its supplements—the Child Development Supplement, the Transition into Adulthood Supplement, the Disability and Use of Time Supplement, the Childhood Retrospective Circumstances Study, or the Wellbeing and Daily Life Supplement.

    The submission deadline is 3 June 2019. A total of 20 to 25 papers will be accepted for the conference, either for presentation or as posters. The conference will be held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 12–13 September 2019. Travel and lodging expenses will be available for one author per accepted paper. Meals will be provided to all conference participants.

    See the complete call for papers here. The application portal is available here. Visit psid.org for more information about the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.


  • 18 Apr 2019 12:09 PM | Anonymous

    POPULATION RESEARCH AND POLICY REVIEW

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SPECIAL ISSUE 2020

    Deadline: July 1, 2019 

    Population Research and Policy Review (PRPR) welcomes proposals for its Special Issue 2020. PRPR intends to publish one Special Issue (SI) each year. This SI will include around five empirical papers together with an introductory editorial that provides a more overarching (theoretical) synthesis of the individual contributions.

    Submission of proposals

    The proposal for the SI should be made by the expected guest editor(s) and submitted to the editors-in-chief of PRPR (Kara Joyner kjoyner@bgsu.edu   and Corey Sparks:corey.sparks@utsa.edu). The proposal must include:

    • the title of the special issue
    • the names and affiliations of the guest editor(s)
    • the names and affiliations of the contributing authors
    • a one page summary of the theme, overarching aim, timeliness and innovativeness of the SI for publication in PRPR. It should be shown that the different papers fit together as a coherent SI.
    • all titles and (half page) abstracts of the SI paper contributions

    Procedure and responsibilities of the guest editor

    The SI proposals will be evaluated by the editorial team of PRPR. If the proposal is selected, the process of evaluating the contributions will follow the regular review procedure of PRPR while the guest editor(s) will take the responsibility of editor(s) of the SI manuscripts. Depending on number and quality of the SI proposals that are submitted in this call, the editorial team may decide to accept one proposal (for the 2020 SI), and up to two more for the two sequential years to come. However, in case the editorial team judges that none of the proposals meet the quality standards of the journal, it can also be decided that none of the suggested proposals will be accepted for further development and production.

    Once the editorial team of PRPR approves the proposal, the guest editor(s) will be informed of the time line for the production process. The guest editor(s) will from then on be the primary contact person(s) for the contributors to the SI and should inform them about deadlines for submission and further procedures. The full papers for the SI should be uploaded in Editorial Manager (the online submission system) and handled from there by the guest editor(s) who is(are) expected to manage the review process. The editorial office of PRPR will assist if needed.

    Each paper for the SI will be evaluated by three anonymous reviewers. The guest editorial will not be sent out to external reviewers, but will be evaluated by the editorial team of PRPR. After the reviewers’ reports have been received, the guest editor(s) decide(s) on the manuscript and inform(s) the authors as well as sets the deadlines for the revised papers to be received. It may occur that one or more of the papers is rejected based on reviewer reports. At this stage the editors-in-chief will be informed about the outcome and, if necessary, make a joint decision on how to proceed. The guest editor is responsible for ensuring that all papers are of sufficiently high quality and form a coherent set of papers for the SI.

    If you have any further queries, please contact PRPR editors-in-chief Kara Joyner and Corey Sparks.

    (Kara Joyner kjoyner@bgsu.edu   and Corey Sparks:corey.sparks@utsa.edu)

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