Job Ad Stanford University

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
Islam & Gender in the Social Sciences
Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and gender. The successful candidate will be based in a social sciences department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts. A focus on the Middle East and/or Southeast Asia is preferred. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Political Science, or Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of teaching and research interests (no more than 3 pages), a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.org.

Currently tenured applicants may submit only the names of the three references at this time. For full consideration, materials should be received by October 3, 2016.

Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7445

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from other who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

CASBS at Stanford Seeks Fellows

Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Seeks Fellows

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University, is now accepting applications for its residential fellowships for the 2017- 2018 academic year. Online applications will be accepted at the Center’s website through November 4, 2016 for the 2017-2018 fellowship year.

“The Center offers a residential fellowship program for scholars working in a diverse range of disciplines that contribute to advancing research and thinking in social science. Fellows represent the core social and behavioral sciences (anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology) but also the humanities, education, linguistics, communications, and the biological, natural, health, and computer sciences. We are pleased to partner with several entities to provide funding for some residential fellowships whose research projects focus on certain topics.  Our newest partner fellowship programs are the Presence-CASBS and Stanford-Taiwan Social Science fellowships, which join the Berggruen, Mindset Scholars Network, and Stanford Cyber Initiative fellowships offered through CASBS.

CASBS is a collaborative environment that fosters the serendipity arising from unexpected intellectual encounters. We believe that cross-disciplinary interactions lead to beneficial transformations in thinking and research. We seek fellows who will be influential with, and open to influence by, their colleagues in the diverse multidisciplinary cohort we assemble for a given year.”

Stanford University’s CASBS Fellowships Call (California)

Call for Applications—Stanford’s CASBS Fellowships

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is now accepting applications for residential fellowships for the 2016-17 academic year.

CASBS has hosted generations of scholars and scientists who come for a year as fellows. Former fellows include Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, winners of MacArthur “genius awards,” and hundreds of members of the National Academies. Fellows have played key roles in starting new fields, ranging from cognitive science to behavioral economics to the sociology of urban poverty. They have developed new policies and practices in fields as diverse as medicine, education, electoral politics, Third World development, and crime prevention.

The CASBS fellowship provides an opportunity for scholars to pursue innovative research and expand their horizons while engaging in a diverse, interdisciplinary community.

Online applications will be accepted at the Center’s website through November 6, 2015, for the 2016-17 fellowship year.

Stanford U job ad: South Asian Studies

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
South Asian Studies
Assistant Professor

STANFORD UNIVERSITY invites applications for a tenure-line, assistant professor position in SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES to begin in the academic year 2015-16. The scholar appointed will be based in a department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of South Asia across the University. The appointment will be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Communication, Political Science, or Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and sample(s) of recent scholarship. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by the deadline to Academic Jobs Online.

Please go to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4141 in order to apply to Political Science and to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4158 to apply to Communication or Sociology.

For full consideration, materials must be received by October 1, 2014.

Stanford U job ad

The Department of Communication at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor whose area of expertise includes the large-scale effects of information/communication technology OR cultural production OR new media and ways of thinking.  The successful candidate will teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Applicants should apply online thru Academic Jobs Online.

Please include a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests, a cv, and three letters of reference.  Inquires can be directed by email to: siyengar AT stanford.edu For full consideration, materials must be received by November 15, 2013. The term of the appointment would begin September 1, 2014.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.  It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional diversity to the university’s research and teaching missions.

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Subfield for search: Effects of Information/Communication Technology
We seek a scholar who investigates emerging inter-relationships between new forms of communication and social, economic or political outcomes at either the individual or aggregate level of analysis.  Our preference is for a scholar with a cross-national research agenda.

Subfield for search: Cultural Production in the Digital Age
We seek an analyst of media and culture with exceptional interpretive skills who examines the relationship between media institutions and emerging forms of narrative, identity and community formation. Given the increasingly global nature of cultural production, we prefer a scholar who explores these issues in a transnational, comparative context.

Subfield for search: New Media and Ways of Thinking
We seek a scholar who investigates new forms of media and new ways of interacting.  We prefer a scholar who utilizes cutting-edge theoretical perspectives and methodologies, for example the neuroscience or physiology of message processing, network analysis of complex social interactions, computational analysis of big data sets derived from ubiquitous sensing networks, or the role of media in verbal and nonverbal development.

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Stanford U job in Middle Eastern studies

STANFORD UNIVERSITY
School of Humanities and Sciences
Middle Eastern Studies

STANFORD UNIVERSITY invites applications for a tenure-line, open-rank position in MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES to begin in the academic year 2014-15. The scholar-teacher appointed will be based in a social science department but is also expected to make contributions to the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East and North Africa across the University. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Political Science, and Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

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Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and sample(s) of recent scholarship. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Interfolio. Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references.  For full consideration, materials must be received by October 1, 2013.

Apply through Interfolio.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

CASBS (Stanford) fellowships

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University invites applications for residential fellowships during the 2014-2015 academic year. This sabbatical fellowship provides an excellent opportunity for faculty to pursue priority research while engaging in a diverse, interdisciplinary intellectual community. We ask your help in identifying and encouraging applications from communication scholars. The Leonore Annenberg and Wallis Annenberg Fellowship in Communication was established at CASBS in 2004 to fund CASBS Fellows who

  • advance scholarship in the field of communication as it has emerged since the mid-20th century, and
  • are engaged with communication scholarship as their primary field.

We appreciate your assistance in ensuring that outstanding, innovative communication scholarship is a vital part of our multidisciplinary group of Fellows.

CASBS offers a supportive, stimulating, and peaceful environment in which to work. A CASBS fellowship award is considered a career milestone for any scholar, and most recipients report that the year had a transformative effect on later work. CASBS considers applications from scholars in a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplinary areas in the social and behavioral sciences, and humanities.

The application form and guidelines, as well as detailed information regarding the fellowship program, are available here. Please note that applications for the 2014-2015 fellowship year are due by 3 October 2013.

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Stanford Qualitative Research Assoc

The John Gardner Center in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University seeks a Qualitative Research Associate to be responsible for conducting qualitative research with an emphasis on policy-relevant and actionable topic areas.

Qualifications:
A doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field (education, public policy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, or related field) is required as is capacity to oversee graduate students as they design, carry out, and write about their research projects. Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis is required. Demonstrated experience with designing qualitative studies is required, as is proficiency with data analysis software such as NVIVO. Excellent oral, analytic, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required; writing as demonstrated in the candidate’s own writing and publications is essential. Ability to write for multiple audiences, including policy makers and practitioners, is preferred. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and collaboration skills in working with researchers and practitioners as well as organizational skills that demonstrate her/his ability to handle multiple tasks, timelines and priorities in a team environment. Familiarity with California K-12 education context, and English language learners is preferred. This may be substituted with familiarity with juvenile justice, mental health or foster care systems or a related youth policy issue. Familiarity with school enrichment and youth development programs, such as after-school programs is a plus.This is a one-year, fixed term appointment with an end date of 09/01/2014.

To apply, visit http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search/#secondary and search job number 60252. Final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check before being employed by Stanford University.