Central Washington University: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Applied Sociology

Assistant Professor – Sociology

Job ID: 5236

Location: Ellensburg, WA

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology, in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA), invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor appointment beginning September 16, 2023. We seek a teacher-scholar with a strong background in applied sociology and a serious commitment to undergraduate teaching and research in a liberal arts setting. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise to offer courses using perspectives that center diversity, inclusivity, and/or anti-racism in one or more of the following areas: Intersectionality, Immigration, and Child and Family Welfare. Additionally, all department faculty are expected to contribute to general education courses. The teaching load is 36 credit hours over three quarters (7 courses per academic year). Other responsibilities include scholarship activity, student advising, internship supervision, and service to campus and community. Our department takes great pride in preparing Sociology majors and minors for careers and/or post graduate education through small classes, individual attention, high impact practices, and undergraduate research opportunities. Faculty will integrate a commitment to CWU’s vision to be a model learning community of equity and belonging and support the mission of the strategic plan: “In order to build a community of equity and belonging, Central Washington University nurtures culturally sustaining practices that expand access and success to all students. We are committed to fostering high impact practices, sustainability, and authentic community partnerships that are grounded in meaningful relationships.”

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Sociology (ABD candidates may be considered; however, the terminal degree must be completed before the start date.)
  • Teaching, research, service or other experience that has prepared the candidate to contribute to CWU’s commitment to the engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students.
  • Evidence of effective teaching at the university level and using a variety of teaching modalities
  • Demonstrated academic background and expertise in applied sociology
  • The ability to offer courses centering diversity, inclusivity, and/or anti-racism in one or more of the following areas: Intersectionality, Immigration, and Child and Family Welfare
  • Evidence of scholarly activity and scholarship/creative activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education through the mentorship and/or education of students who will serve diverse populations.
  • Potential to contribute to interdisciplinary programs that reflect the needs of minoritized or underserved populations such as Accessibility Studies, Africana and Black Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian Studies, Ethnic Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies, and/or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
  • Demonstrated participation in programs designed to promote equity and/or inclusion.
  • Experience or interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Experience in curriculum development and improvement

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience

Appointment : Full-Time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment. Central Washington University is on the quarter system with appointments from mid-September through mid-June.

Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

Additional Information : For additional information about the University, visit: http://www.cwu.edu
For additional information about Ellensburg, visit: http://www.myellensburg.com
OR http://www.kittitascountychamber.com

How To Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

  • A letter describing how the candidate meets the qualifications and is prepared to perform the position responsibilities;
  • A statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, and commitment to working with students with a broad range of skills and academic goals. Applicant’s statement should detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from diverse backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should state how their work will further Central Washington University’s commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and welcoming;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Three academic references; and
  • A copy of teaching evaluations;

Screening Begins: November 15, 2022 and will be open until filled

NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree.
**Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Name: Pamela McMullin-Messier, PhD
Title: Professor and Department Chair
Email: pamela.mcmullin-messier@cwu.edu  
Phone: 509-963-2195
Website: https://www.cwu.edu/sociology/

Please contact Human Resources at hr@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21.14.1, CWU employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified if/when a job offer is made. Information about medical and religious accommodations are available here:  www.cwu.edu/hr/. Failure to meet the vaccination policy (or approval of a medical or religious accommodation) will result in revocation of the offer.

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to sign a Sexual Misconduct disclosure in pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080 and submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/labor-relations/ufc.

CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer

CSU Sacramento: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Transnational Asian and Asian-American Studies (Sociology)

Job no: 519316
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Faculty – Social Sciences, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time

COLLEGE: College of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies

DEPARTMENT: Sociology

POSITION TITLE: Tenure-track Faculty – Transnational Asian and Asian-American Studies (Sociology)

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: 

The Sociology Department at Sacramento State is one of the largest departments at the University with approximately 15 tenure-track faculty and 22 lecturers who serve over 900 undergraduate majors and more than 30 graduate students. Our faculty specialize in a broad range of sociological topics that cohere with an intersectional, a global, and a social justice focus. The faculty prioritize teaching while also engaging in scholarship and service. Our undergraduate program provides students a well-rounded education in sociology and strong preparation for those who seek advanced study in sociology. Our graduate program provides advanced theoretical and methodological skills that prepare students for Ph. D programs or professions that value research and critical analytical skills.

California State University Sacramento (CSUS) highly values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).  Over the years, CSUS staff and faculty have formed Employee Affinity Groups (EAG) to help connect individuals globally and from historically marginalized or underrepresented groups (https://www.csus.edu/division-inclusive-excellence/employee-affinity-groups/about.html).  As a university with an Antiracism and Inclusive Mission and Campus Plan, CSUS engages in impactful dialogue and events regarding frameworks and processes to prevent racism, exclusion, and bias (https://www.csus.edu/diversity-inclusion/antiracism-inclusive-campus-plan.html).  Aligned with CSUS, the Sociology Department is particularly interested in receiving applications from qualified people committed to a praxis characterized by the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population and advance the University’s DEI goals, as well as the Department’s intersectional, global, and social justice efforts; the Sociology Department also has strong collaborative relationships with other campus programs, including Ethnic Studies Department and Asian Studies Program. 

POSITION DETAILS:

The Sociology Department is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank with teaching, research, and community service experiences/interest that aligns with Asian and Asian-American Studies. Sacramento State recognizes the importance of promoting diversity and inclusion on campus and in our communities. This position is part of a college-wide cluster of searches among Sociology, Asian Studies and Ethnic Studies (Asian American Studies) around the issue of persistent anti-Asian racism and violence. Faculty in the cohort will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects and/or campus events, and have a built-in support system with shared research and teaching interests that address the issues both in the United States and/or globally. 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Teaching courses in the curriculum and proposing courses relevant to Asian Societies and Asian-American communities in the US and the region; 
  • Teaching and developing undergraduate/graduate core courses (https://catalog.csus.edu/colleges/social-sciences-interdisciplinary-studies/sociology/#coursestext);  
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students on the major, degree, general education, and graduation requirements;  
  • Engaging in creative and scholarly activities, such as professional forums, conference presentations, publications, applied research, and grant writing;  
  • Supervising undergraduate and graduate student research and/or internship courses (e.g., SOC 195, SOC 199, SOC 295, SOC 299, soc SOC 500);   
  • Addressing the needs of diverse student populations through development of highly effective course materials, teaching strategies, and recruitment;  
  • Providing service to the campus, department, and the community, such as serving on university and department committees or consulting with non-profit organizations;
  • Work as a cooperative member in the program and on campus, including on projects/events with the cluster cohort; and   
  • Mentoring historically underrepresented and underserved students.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a PhD. A PhD in Sociology is preferred, but the Department will consider PhDs in closely related fields (ABD applicants will be considered, but PhDs must be completed by January 2024).     
  • Ability to teach and develop classes with the intersectional and transnational perspectives, including subjects that contribute to the understanding of global social justice, Asian and Asian-American cultures and economic policies, immigration, anti-Asian racism and violence, and intersectional issues of gender, race, class, and nationalities/citizenship/culture.
  • Evidence of culturally competent and responsive teaching, scholarly activities, and/or service that responds to student struggles or concerns from a social justice and transnational perspective.  
  • Demonstrated ability to teach or interest in teaching our existing courses such as Asian societies (see other existing courses at https://catalog.csus.edu/colleges/social-sciences-interdisciplinary-studies/sociology/ba-in-sociology/).
  • Demonstrated ability to teach or interest in teaching and developing new courses related to sociology of immigration and globalization, and contemporary social, economic, technological, and cultural issues facing Asian countries, US, and Asian-American communities in the US
  • Interested in working collaboratively with faculty on projects on the topic of anti-Asian racism and violence.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, or interest in teaching, one or more required core courses for the major, such as Sociological Theory, Research Methods, or Statistics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experiences teaching in higher education. 
  • Experience teaching, advising, and working with students with diverse life experiences and cultural backgrounds, including first generation college students, immigrant/refugee/undocumented students, students with immigrant/refugee parents, and/or international students.
  • Scholarship and/or service with an emphasis on Asian Societies and Asian-American communities in the US.   
  • Experience communicating effectively with ethnically and culturally diverse communities and integrating diversity issues into curriculum. 
  • Innovative teaching and ability to enhance instruction and student success through use of inclusive pedagogical strategies. 
  • Experiences with global and local Asian and Asian-American communities and languages.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin Oct 24, and position open until filled. 

Applications are only accepted through the Sacramento State jobs website located at https://careers.csus.edu/

Applicants must submit the following materials:  

1) a letter of application including teaching and advising experiences and scholarly interests. Please discuss also how you have focused on or your interest/experience in working with others across disciplines on anti-Asian racism and violence.  

2) unofficial graduate transcripts;  

3) a current curriculum vita;  

4) a diversity statement that demonstrates experiences working with, teaching, and/or serving historically underrepresented, first-generation college students, and reflects the candidate’s commitment and willingness to engage in activities that advance our campus equity, diversity, and inclusion goals, as well as our department’s intersectional and social justice focus. 

5) evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching evaluations, course syllabi, etc.;

Optional: if possible, include your syllabi of Asian Studies-related courses (and/or syllabi of courses/required core courses taught in our department). 

In addition, please provide names and contact information of three references.        

Additional materials may be requested at a later date. 

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Eligibility Verification
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Advertised: September 28, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

University of Montana: Two tenure track Assistant Professor positions, Sociology/Criminology

Two Assistant Professors of Criminology

The Department of Sociology at the University of Montana is seeking applicants for two (2) full-time tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Criminology beginning Fall 2023. Areas of research specialization within Criminology are open. 

Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face courses and online courses, providing mentoring to undergraduate and Master’s-level graduate students, conducting and publishing scholarly research, seeking external funding, and providing professional service to the department, university, and the discipline. Course descriptions and further information about the department are available at www.umt.edu/sociology/.

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or Criminology from an accredited university. ABD applicants will be considered if doctorate will be in hand by the starting date. Applicants with only a J.D. or Ed.D. will not be considered
  • Demonstrated record of an active research agenda in criminology
  • Enthusiasm for teaching in the area of criminology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in online education
  • Experience with undergraduate teaching and/or mentoring
  • Ability to teach in any of the following areas of criminology: race/ethnicity/inequality and crime, rural crime, crime in Indian Country, trauma-informed policing, white collar crime, trafficking, qualitative methods, substance use, or cybercrime

About the Department of Sociology, the University of Montana, and Missoula

Sociology at the University of Montana is a vibrant and growing program with very high levels of student interest. Our department encompasses a broad range of topics and issues, while allowing students to focus in-depth in two areas: (1) Criminology and (2) Inequality and Social Justice. We offer an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (with the opportunity for an emphasis in one of our two option areas), and the department is currently developing a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology.  We also offer the only Master of Arts degree in Sociology in the state of Montana.

UM is a flagship public doctoral research institution that sits in the aboriginal territories of the Salish and Kalispell people. A research-intensive R1 institution that grants associate to doctoral degrees, UM is committed to accessible and inclusive education as the foundation of social and economic prosperity. A viable democracy relies on citizens who are broadly educated and specifically skilled, and is enriched by diversity in thought, background, appearance, and beliefs. Ranked sixth nationwide for research growth, UM’s research expenditures nearly doubled between 2014 and 2019 and are expected to reach $125 million this fiscal year. This emphasis provides undergraduate students with the singular opportunity to participate in active research with top researchers and scholars.

UM’s long tradition of teaching excellence and experiential learning evidences our commitment to student success. The University ranks fifth among public universities in producing Rhodes Scholars, currently has the highest graduate student enrollment in its history, and, in the fall of 2021, welcomed the largest incoming freshman class in several years. Summer enrollment and out-of-state applications have grown by 40% in recent years. UM’s student retention rate rose from 68.5% in 2018 to 75.4% in 2021. Students have access to a diverse and growing set of work-based and experiential learning opportunities as part of a strong institutional commitment to creating the best possible set of post-graduate outcomes. UM is investing substantially in the on-campus experience. Over $100 million has been allocated to renovate campus facilities, including sustainability upgrades.

UM is located in Missoula, a small, vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains, wilderness, and clear, cold rivers. The educational, medical, and cultural hub of the region, Missoula offers a rare blend of outdoor adventure, big-city culture, and exceptional quality of life. The vibrant downtown community embraces the state’s most sophisticated music and art scene and includes a new public library that houses the Families First Learning Lab, UM’s Spectrum science museum, and the UM Living Lab. Just east of Missoula is the KettleHouse Amphitheater, ranking No. 45 out of the top 50 amphitheaters worldwide by Pollstar.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Monday, October 24, 2022 by 11:59 pm MST

Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit all of the following materials.

Please submit the following application materials* via the UM Jobs portal and by clicking “New Resume/CV” button.

  • A letter of intent
  • A current curriculum vita (CV)
  • A research statement
  • A teaching statement
  • The names and contact information from three (3) professional references able to attest to the candidate’s qualifications

After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to provide confidential letters of recommendation from their professional references. 

Department contact for recruitment:  Dr. Jackson Bunch, (406) 243-4811, jackson.bunch@umontana.edu

*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference – Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References – *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing – Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility – All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

Job Location

Missoula, Montana, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

 

 

Adams State University: Assistant Professor, Sociology, Criminology emphasis

Position Announcement
Position title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Reports to: Dr. Colleen Schaffner, School Director
Department: School of Humanities and Social Sciences: Sociology
Position Number:
FTE: 1.0
Date: September 12, 2022
Position Number: FA9020
Position Summary: The School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Sociology position to begin Fall Semester, 2023. The position is seeking applicants with an interest in teaching courses for our Criminology Emphasis in the Sociology Department. The primary courses will
include Criminology, Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, and Women and Crime. Secondary courses include an ability to teach a broad array of Sociology courses when necessary.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are integral to the commitment of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Adams State University. We seek qualified candidates who can contribute to equity, diversity and inclusion through teaching, service, and scholarship. Adams State University is actively working to diversify its faculty and encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Mission of the Department of Sociology
The mission of the Department of Sociology is to provide a program that encourages our students to develop intellectually, professionally, and socially. We strive to provide a curriculum that is rigorous, relevant, and robust for the growing and changing needs of our community, nation, and global world. The faculty teach our students the research, interpretative and critical skills necessary to understand and
analyze social phenomena, as well as foster a lifelong commitment to be a responsive member in their community. We offer our students direct opportunities to apply sociological knowledge and skills through an internship at various agencies and/or non-profit organizations. Upon completion of a B.A. in Sociology, our students will leave our program with hands-on, marketable skills and experiences that
prepares them for a variety of career paths and/or graduate school.

Specific Job Duties (Essential Functions and Responsibilities)
● The teaching load will be four courses per semester (12 credit hours), teaching courses primarily related to the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice, with the expectation of teaching online courses as necessary.
● This position specifically exists to provide classroom or related instruction under the supervision of the Department Chair and is responsible for planning and providing student instruction in accordance with approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards.
● Assists in the development and implementation of the approved program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues.
● Assists, as appropriate, in program reviews and evaluation processes required by internal/external sources.
● Attend all regularly scheduled department, division, and university meetings/trainings, or as required by contract or Chair.
● Active participation in university, departmental, and community service activities as well as continuation and development of new scholarly and research interests.
● support of student organizations or activities.
Qualifications:
● A Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred, consideration will be given to advanced ABDs.
● Broad training in sociology. Preferred background in Criminology and Criminal Justice, with an ability to teach a wide variety of sociology classes when necessary.
● Special consideration will be given to candidates that would also be able to contribute to our new major in Pre-Law.
● Special consideration will be given to candidates that would also be able to teach quantitative research methods.
● A strong focus on teaching and experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
● Demonstrated ability or evidence of potential to both foster inclusive learning environments and infuse critical perspectives in their teaching is preferred.
● Relevant experience working with historically under-served and/or underrepresented populations, and first-generation college students.
● Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different student abilities, learning styles, cultures, and ethnic groups.
● Evidence of valuing equity, treating cultural and linguistic diversity as assets, and sensitivity to and understanding of diverse students.
● Commitment to professional growth.
● Adams State University is committed to the development of online courses and programs. The online division of the university is Adams State Online. The university has a comprehensive Academic Instructional Technology Center committed to the support of faculty teaching online. Support includes training in the process of teaching online, instructional designers to support the development and designing of online courses and instructional tools to support video lectures, live classrooms and cloud-based storage for instructional training videos. Candidates for this position will be committed to the willingness to develop and teach online courses.
● Adams State University expects of its faculty members the ability to treat others with respect, civility, and courtesy and to work honestly, effectively, and collegially with employees, students, and the community. This includes the ability to use appropriate conflict management skills to effectively manage any disagreement that might arise or to bring the disagreement to management for assistance in productive resolution when the situation requires.
● Adams State University values an inclusive environment that facilitates collegial relationships, encourages mutual understanding among diverse individuals, and leads to addressing issues and differences in an atmosphere where all are valued and affirmed. We warmly invite applications from candidates who thrive in this environment of honesty, efficacy, and collaboration.
● Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies in a global environment.
The pay range for this position is $46,500 – $49,500, commensurate with experience and education. In addition to salary, Adams State University offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. For detailed benefits information please visit https://www.adams.edu/hr/benefits/
Opportunities for supplemental contracts may be available.

Preference will be given to applications received by November 18, 2022.

Applications
Completed applications must include the following:
● A detailed letter of application addressing teaching interests/experience as well as professional interests and goals.
o We encourage applicants to discuss how their commitment to scholarly excellence is interwoven in their approaches to fostering inclusive approaches to service, teaching and mentoring, and affirming diverse perspectives and viewpoints.
● A curriculum vitae.
● Graduate transcripts (copies accepted). Official transcripts required upon hire.
● Teaching Portfolio (including course syllabi, student evaluations, and teaching statement).
● Diversity Statement
o Adams State University enjoys the distinction of being Colorado’s premier Hispanic
Serving institution (HSI). Considering this distinction, highlight for the committee
teaching at a small, Hispanic Serving Institution with a sizable population of first generation university students set in a rural environment aligns with their teaching
interests/experience and professional goals. What is your vision of a university that fully embraces justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion?
● Names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers of four references.

Contact Information
Electronic submissions are required and can be sent to Elaine Wenta, Administrative Assistant to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (evwenta@adams.edu). Any questions regarding the position can be directed towards Dr. Stephanie Hilwig, Department Chair and search committee chair (stephaniehilwig@adams.edu);

Disclosures:
In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1968 candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final.
Background Check Policy:
Adams State University performs background checks as a condition of employment for prospective employees and current employees seeking certain promotional opportunities. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of an acceptable background check. Applicants will be asked to provide personal data and sign a release form before the background check is conducted. Applicants who fail to
provide the data and consent form will not be considered for employment or promotion. Background checks include review of criminal records and sex offender registry background. Credit and driving record background may apply to certain positions.
Adams State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications are sought from all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, disability, and, as covered by law, veteran status.
In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation including transgender status and gender expression, marital status, and parental status.
About Adams State:
Adams State University is dedicated to fostering Inclusive Excellence and especially encourages applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented populations. Given the university’s mission and
student body composition, the institution is committed to increasing the diversity of its professional staff and is actively seeking qualified applicants who have experiences, skills, and/or personal attributes that augment the perspectives of our current faculty and staff; we will give particular consideration to qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings or who possess varied language skills and have a record of successful experience in engaging diverse communities and student populations.
Additional information about the university and the academic mission may be found at www.adams.edu/academics/

About Adams State University – Alamosa, Colorado
Adams State University is a state-supported regional comprehensive university in Alamosa, Colorado, United States. Adams State is Colorado’s premier Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is also a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) with over 54% of our students representing diverse backgrounds. We have a high percentage of first-generation students with an equally high percentage of students who are
Pell eligible. The university offers undergraduate programs in the physical and natural sciences, social sciences, kinesiology, fine arts, business and nursing, and specializes in educator curricula in several disciplines. Adams State also offers graduate degrees in history, art, business (MBA), and educator programs, including counselor education; the university also has a doctoral (PhD) program in counselor
education. The university has an active athletic program, both in participatory sports and in athletics educator training. The Adams State Grizzly athletic teams compete under the auspices of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
Located in the beautiful San Luis Valley between the Sangre de Cristo and San Juan mountain ranges, Adams State University is a state-supported Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Alamosa, CO. The vast San Luis Valley is designated the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area. We are, at 7,500 feet, in the largest alpine valley in the United States. Alamosa is located approximately 3.5 hours from Denver, 1.5
hours from Taos, New Mexico, and 2.5 hours from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Alamosa has a population of 9,500, with recently built elementary schools, a moderate cost of living, and affordable housing. ASU takes a leading role in local theatre performances and musical events and is in an area where the
opportunities for outdoor recreation abound.
Title IX Disclosure
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California Sociological Association November, 2022 online conference: Papers due by October 15

CSA 2022

Annual meeting

Theme: Community Cultural Wealth

Location: Online via Zoom

Date: Nov 11-12, 2022

Keynote Address: Tara Yosso,

“Reclaiming Our Past with a Community Cultural Wealth Approach: Research and Praxis”

Are you interested in having the CSA return to in-person (rather than online) meetings in 2023? Or not? Take this survey to let us know.

CALL FOR PAPERS (PRESENTATIONS)

Send your proposed paper/presentation to the appropriate session organizer listed below.

The deadline for submissions is Oct 15.

Organizer Name

Organizer email

Session Name

Alexander Scott

ascot013@ucr.edu

Crisis of Authoritarian and Far-Right Politics

Alicia M. Gonzales

amgonzal@csusm.edu

Critical Race: Community Cultural Wealth

Alicia M. Gonzales

amgonzal@csusm.edu

Current Issues in Latin@ Research

Christopher K. Chase-Dunn

chriscd@ucr.edu

global social change

Christopher K. Chase-Dunn

chriscd@ucr.edu

global social change

Claudia Maria Lopez

Claudia.Lopez2@csulb.edu

Housing Instability

Levin Elias Welch

Levin.Welch@asu.edu

Indigenous Sociology: Issues in Research and Teaching

Elvia Ramirez

eramirez@csus.edu

Latinx Sociology

Mario Venegas

venegasma@sonoma.edu

Sociological Methodology – Qualitative

Meggan Jordan

mjordan1@csustan.edu

Sociological Studies of Culture

Ashley Metzger

ametzger@ucmerced.edu

Sociological Studies of Education

Elvia Ramirez

eramirez@csus.edu

Sociological Studies of Education

Houa Vang

hvang12@csustan.edu

Sociological Studies of Education

Karen Villa

karenmarie.villa@unlv.edu

Sociological Studies of Education

Leonardo Henrique Brandão Monteiro

monteiro.hb.leonardo@gmail.com

Sociological Studies of Education

Mora Kestelman

mora.kestelman@gmail.com

Sociological Studies of Family

Corinne Tam

ctam018@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of Gender

Elizabeth Bogumil

ebogu001@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of Health and Medicine

Han Koehle

h.koehle@wustl.edu

Sociological Studies of Health and Medicine

Stephen J. Morewitz, Ph.D.

stephen.morewitz@sjsu.edu

Sociological Studies of Health and Medicine

Ellen Reese

ellenr@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of Labor and/or Labor Movements

Jonathan Leif Basilio

jbasilio@csub.edu

Sociological Studies of Personal Life

Eric H. Honda

eric.honda@deltacollege.edu

Sociological Studies of Politics

Alicia M. Gonzales

amgonzal@csusm.edu

Sociological Studies of Race/Ethnicity

Julio Alicea

jalicea@g.ucla.edu

Sociological Studies of Race/Ethnicity

Roberto Rivera

rrive011@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of Race/Ethnicity

Uriel Serrano

serrano@ucsc.edu

Sociological Studies of Race/Ethnicity

Jazmin Garcia

jgarc231@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of Social Movements and Social Change

Shahar Zaken

szach@ucdavis.edu

Sociological Studies of Technology and Digital Society

Roberto Rivera

rrive011@ucr.edu

Sociological Studies of the Criminal Justice System

Yajaira Ceciliano Navarro

cecilianonavarroy@uhd.edu

Sociological Studies of the Criminal Justice System

Ariana Resendi

Aresendi@pasadena.edu

Sociological Studies of the formerly incarcerated student community in higher education

Robert Ortiz Archila

Robert.OrtizArchila@csulb.edu

Sociological Studies of the formerly incarcerated student community in higher education

Ronald Pikes

rpikes@ucdavis.edu

Sociological Studies of Theory

Claudia Maria Lopez

Claudia.Lopez2@csulb.edu

Sociological Studies of Urban Studies

Heidy Sarabia

heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

Sociology of Education: Exploring student experiences in their transition to higher education

Heidy Sarabia

heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

Sociology of Education: Faculty Identity in the Classroom

Marisol Clark-Ibanez

mibanez@csusm.edu

Sociology of Immigration

Heidy Sarabia

heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

Sociology of Immigration: Exploring how domestic and foreign policy shapes policing, surveillance, and violence along the border and transnationally

Levin Elias Welch

Levin.Welch@asu.edu

Sociology of Time

Alicia M. Gonzales

amgonzal@csusm.edu

Student session

Anne Marenco

anne.marenco@canyons.edu

Student session

Jimiliz Valiente-Neighbours

jvalient@pointloma.edu

Student session

Maria Mora

mmora4@csustan.edu

Student session

Rhonda E. Dugan

rdugan2@csub.edu

Student session

Xuan santos

xsantos@csusm.edu

Student session

Heidy Sarabia

heidy.sarabia@csus.edu

Teaching Sociology

Amanda Mireles

amireles5@ucmerced.edu

Teaching Sociology: Lessons from teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic

Laura Enriquez

laura.enriquez@uci.edu

Undocumented Immigrants and Communities

 

The conference FAQ is on the conference page.

All organizers and presenters must register and become CSA members.  The Registration and Membership page is open.

 

 The CSA sponsors several awards for outstanding students. Award nominations are due by Oct. 15. More information can be found here.

Thank you

While convening in an online context for another year, the CSA will continue our tradition of hosting high-quality presentations within a supportive atmosphere; we ask you to join us in making this year’s CSA conference a great success. 

2022 CSA Officers

Alicia Gonzales, CSU San Marcos, CSA President-Elect and lead organizer

Xuan Santos, CSU San Marcos, CSA President

Heidy Sarabia, CSU Sacramento, CSA Past President and Webmast

Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval, UC Santa Barbara, Vice President

Ellen Reese, UC Riverside, UC Representative

J. Vern Cromartie, Contra Costa College, Bulletin Editor and Community College North Representative

Erika Gutierrez, Santiago Canyon College, Community College South Representative

Robert Rivera, UC, Riverside, Student Representative

Tim Kubal, CSU Fresno, CSA Executive Director

CSU San Marcos: Assistant Professor, Sociology, LGBTQIA+ research and teaching

Rank: Assistant Professor​

Department: Sociology​

Starting Date: Fall 2023​

The Sociology Department at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in LGBTQIA+ research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses for undergraduate majors in Sociology and Criminology & Justice Studies and our M.A. in Sociological Practice (MASP), develop an active research agenda and contribute to service. In addition, we seek to recruit scholars who develop and teach curricula that advance racial and social justice, drawing from their community engagement.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expertise in LGBTQIA+ areas of research and/or teaching.​
  • Demonstrate innovative pedagogical strategies and mentoring.​
  • Experience as an instructor or as a teaching assistant at the college level.​
  • Actively engaged in research and promising research program. ​
  • Actively engaged in meaningful scholarly activities with and/or about diverse populations.​
  • D. (or ABD with doctorate awarded by August 2023) in sociology or related interdisciplinary field.​

Preferred Qualifications:​

  • Specialization in critical and intersectional approaches (e.g., race, immigration, refugee, gender) to transgender studies and/or queer studies.​
  • Research, creative, and/or service activities related to social justice or public sociology. ​
  • Interest and ability to teach courses on sexualities and develop classes related to LGBTQIA+ communities and issues. ​
  • Additional teaching interests should be aligned with core courses and electives in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.​
  • Demonstrates culturally responsive approaches in teaching, research, and/or service.​

Applications Must Include:​

  • Cover letter (2 pages) that addresses (a) commitment to diversity, (b) reason for applying to CSUSM, and, if relevant, (c) activities related to social justice or public sociology ​
  • Statement of research interests (2 pages)​
  • Teaching portfolio that includes a teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and evidence of effective teaching.​
  • Curriculum vitae​
  • Sample of written work (20-page limit, excerpts acceptable)​
  • Three professional references​

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit https://careersmanager.pageuppeople.com/873/sm/en-us/job/519026/assistant-professor-of-sociology.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation and veteran or military status.

Per the California State University’s Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of California is a condition of employment.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised December 22, 2020 as a condition of employment.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy, can be found at CSU Covid Policy. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at hr@csusm.edu

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at Clery Act Notification.

Georgia Institute of Technology: Assistant Professor of Sociology

 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, Sociology of Artificial Intelligence

Unit: Sociology

Position Type: Faculty

Location: Nashville

Open Date: Aug 9, 2022

Close Date: No date set

Department of Sociology Position:

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in 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.

 

Vanderbilt University: Assistant Professor, Environmental Sociology

Unit: Sociology

Position Type: Faculty

Location: Nashville

Open Date: Aug 9, 2022

Close Date: No date set

Department of Sociology Position:

Tenure-track 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.

 

Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Office of Innovation, Alignment, and Accountability (OIAA): Program Evaluator, Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Office of Innovation, Alignment, and Accountability (OIAA) is looking for a Program Evaluator to support the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program. ESIT utilizes everyday learning opportunities to build on family strengths by providing coordination, supports, resources, and services to enhance the development of children with developmental delays and disabilities.  The ESIT Evaluator will plan, manage, and conduct evaluation research to assess the extent to which ESIT meets its identified objectives, monitor the implementation of its State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) activities, and evaluate the effects of SSIP interventions on program outcomes.

The Opportunity:

The ESIT Evaluator position is part of the DCYF Office of Innovation, Alignment, and Accountability (OIAA)’s Evaluation Team, which is part of the larger OIAA Evaluation and Research Team. This is a remote position.

The ESIT Evaluator will conduct and manage research to evaluate outcomes related to the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) program.  ESIT utilizes everyday learning opportunities to build on family strengths by providing coordination, supports, resources, and services to enhance the development of children with developmental delays and disabilities. One of ESIT’s guiding principles is that early intervention practices must be based on the best available current evidence and research. The ESIT Evaluator will plan, manage, and conduct research to assess the extent to which ESIT meets its identified objectives, monitor the implementation of its State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) activities, and evaluate the effects of SSIP interventions on program outcomes.

Some of what you will get to do:

  • Create and implement evaluation research plans
  • Conduct simple and complex statistical data analysis
  • Create data collection tools and strategies
  • Actively contribute to OIAA’s antiracist and other equity efforts
  • Collaborate with program staff to support evaluation and continuous quality improvement capacity
  • Identify key indicators and advise the development of processes for their ongoing monitoring
  • Produce data visualizations to aid program use of data
  • Summarize data and write program evaluation reports
  • Create presentations and present interim and final evaluation research findings to internal and/or external stakeholders
  • Use data to make policy and service recommendations

What we are looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, public health, or a related field
  • Five years of experience (may include graduate work) in data analysis, use of external data sources, and program evaluation research
  • Experience designing and conducting multi-modal program evaluation
  • Experience writing summary evaluation reports and supporting policy recommendations with facts and analysis
  • Experience in quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Proficiency using statistical software, ideally Stata, or transferrable coding experience
  • Proven ability to understand complex problems and system challenges and propose improvements or solutions
  • Dedication to antiracism and data equity principles and practices
  • Experience presenting research findings to audiences that vary in their familiarity with data

In addition to those required qualifications, our ideal applicant will also have some of the following:

  • A Master’s degree in social science, public health, or a related field
  • Three years of research experience or graduate-level education in early support or disability services and supports
  • Lived experience, personal or professional, with DCYF programs
  • Experience with or expert knowledge of early support services for infants and toddlers
  • Experience developing surveys and other data collection instruments
  • Experience working with children and/or families
  • Experience with complex statistical analysis and reporting
  • Experience translating complex research to a non-technical audience, orally and in writing
  • Experience supporting people who have content expertise but no research training in developing questions to meet their needs
  • Experience partnering with a variety of people to identify and resolve complex or sensitive issues
  • Active interest in learning and keeping analytic skills and expertise current

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) was created to be a comprehensive agency exclusively dedicated to the social, emotional, and physical well-being of children, youth, and families, with an emphasis on reducing disparities based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other socioeconomic factors. We believe our workforce should reflect the communities we serve, and are actively searching for candidates that reflect that diversity.

Washington State offers a generous benefit package including health, dental, and life insurance, retirement, and an optional deferred compensation program.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/dcyf/jobs/3645425/early-support-for-infants-and-toddlers-evaluator-ma5-multiple-locations-state?keywords=10241&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs.

Applications close September 19, 2022 (midnight).