Sociology jobs Oxford: 3 assistant professorships, 3 postdocs

Although in sociology, the below jobs might be of interest:

Deadline: 7 June 2019

3 Assistant Professorships (termed University Research Lecturers in Oxford), University of Oxford, UK
For detailed information see here.

3 Posts as Postdoctoral Researcher in Demographic Science (see further below)

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Job Details
Departmental Research Lecturer (3 posts)
Department of Sociology, Park End Street, Oxford
Grade 8: £40,792 – £48,677 p.a.

The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford would like to appoint three creative and inspirational Departmental Research Lecturers to work within the new innovative interdisciplinary environment of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, headed by Professor Melinda Mills.

We are looking for ambitious early-career researchers who want to develop an independent research programme within one or more of the seven linked programmes of the Demographic Science Centre, together with delivering academic teaching and supervision.

Duties are divided as 70% research time (we value your development as an independent researcher and scientist) and up to 30% teaching (we value your career progression and development of skills). Research can be in any area of the LCDS, but the positions will be formally located within the Department of Sociology, who hosts the LCDS. Research needs to be follow the aims of the LCDS which is to be innovative, disruptive, interdisciplinary and realign conventional thinking. Teaching will involve leading or contributing to courses in quantitative methods, advanced methods, life course research, demographic and research methods and the opportunity to develop your own course. You may also have the opportunity to supervise PhD (DPhil) or other Master’s levels students.

Applicants should hold a PhD in an area related to the LCDS such as demography, sociology, biology, genetics, economics, econometrics, criminology, statistics, epidemiology or public health, geography, computer science or another related discipline. Candidates should be able to evidence an outstanding research and publication record, demonstrate excellent communication skills, including the ability to give a high standard of presentations to various groups, and the ability to engage graduate students and the broader academic research community. An ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team is vital.

The posts are available for a fixed-term duration of 5 years, ideally starting on 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Professor Melinda Mills (Melinda.mills@sociology.ox.ac.uk).

You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application (references will only be requested for shortlisted candidates).

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 7 June 2019 can be considered. Interviews are likely to take place in the last week of June or first week of July 2019.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 140547
Contact Phone : Closing Date : 07-Jun-2019
Contact Email : penny.taylor@sociology.ox.ac.uk
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Job Details
Departmental Research Lecturer (3 posts)
Department of Sociology, Park End Street, Oxford
Grade 8: £40,792 – £48,677 p.a.
The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford would like to appoint three creative and inspirational Departmental Research Lecturers to work within the new innovative interdisciplinary environment of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, headed by Professor Melinda Mills.

We are looking for ambitious early-career researchers who want to develop an independent research programme within one or more of the seven linked programmes of the Demographic Science Centre, together with delivering academic teaching and supervision.

Duties are divided as 70% research time (we value your development as an independent researcher and scientist) and up to 30% teaching (we value your career progression and development of skills). Research can be in any area of the LCDS, but the positions will be formally located within the Department of Sociology, who hosts the LCDS. Research needs to be follow the aims of the LCDS which is to be innovative, disruptive, interdisciplinary and realign conventional thinking. Teaching will involve leading or contributing to courses in quantitative methods, advanced methods, life course research, demographic and research methods and the opportunity to develop your own course. You may also have the opportunity to supervise PhD (DPhil) or other Master’s levels students.

Applicants should hold a PhD in an area related to the LCDS such as demography, sociology, biology, genetics, economics, econometrics, criminology, statistics, epidemiology or public health, geography, computer science or another related discipline. Candidates should be able to evidence an outstanding research and publication record, demonstrate excellent communication skills, including the ability to give a high standard of presentations to various groups, and the ability to engage graduate students and the broader academic research community. An ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team is vital.

The posts are available for a fixed-term duration of 5 years, ideally starting on 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Professor Melinda Mills (Melinda.mills@sociology.ox.ac.uk).

You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application (references will only be requested for shortlisted candidates).

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 7 June 2019 can be considered. Interviews are likely to take place in the last week of June or first week of July 2019.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 140547
Contact Phone : Closing Date : 07-Jun-2019
Contact Email : penny.taylor@sociology.ox.ac.uk
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Deadline: 7 June 2019

3 Posts as Postdoctoral Researcher in Demographic Science, University of Oxford, UK

Job Details
Postdoctoral Researcher in Demographic Science (3 posts)
Department of Sociology, Park End Street, Oxford
Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.

The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford would like to appoint three creative, exciting and innovative Postdoctoral Researchers who will work within the new innovative interdisciplinary environment of the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, headed by Professor Melinda Mills.

The postholders will be responsible for their own independent research projects within a discrete area of the wider LCDS research programme, while being encouraged to work with others in the centre and our international partners. Research needs to follow the aims of the LCDS which is to be innovative, disruptive, interdisciplinary and realign conventional thinking.

In this first round of postdoctoral recruitment we are looking for researchers in the area of digital and computational demography, causality and methodological advances, sociogenomics and molecular genetics. Supervision and collaboration can occur within the core domains and with researchers within the LCDS. Duties of this exciting new role will include publishing excellent research, representing the Centre at meetings and seminars, presenting papers at external events and generating creative ideas for research income and assisting with future proposals. The postholder will have the opportunity to teach if desired.

Applicants should hold a PhD, or be close to completion, in demography, sociology, economics, geography, statistics, molecular genetics, biology, epidemiology, computer science, or another related discipline. Candidates should be able to evidence a good research and publication record commensurate with career stage, demonstrate excellent communication skills including academic writing and have confidence in presenting research proposals and results.

The posts are available initially for a fixed-term duration of 3 years, ideally starting on 1 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Please direct enquiries about the role to Professor Melinda Mills (Melinda.mills@sociology.ox.ac.uk).

You will be required to upload a statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application (references will only be requested for shortlisted candidates).

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 7 June 2019 can be considered. Interviews are likely to take place in the last week of June or first week of July 2019.

Contact Person :    HR Team    Vacancy ID :    140330
Contact Phone :        Closing Date :    07-Jun-2019
Contact Email :    penny.taylor@sociology.ox.ac.uk

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Representing Networks, University of Cologne, 5-6 June 2019

This event will be of interest to readers of this blog. The program looks great and I can definitely recommend you attend this. Don’t forget to register before 31 May.

via HNR and Danijela Stefanović:

Representing Networks: Past and Present

Workshop at the University of Cologne,

5-6 June 2019

Please register at networks.cologne@gmx.de by 31 May

For more information, see http://aegyptologie.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de

PROGRAM

Wednesday, 5 June

17:30               Welcome and registration

18:15               Public key note lecture:

From Microhistory to the Global Network – The World of the Treasurer Senebi (Danijela Stefanović, University of Cologne, University of Belgrade)

Reception in the rooms of Egyptology, sponsored by Uschebti e.V.

Thursday, 6 June

09:30               Welcome and registration

09:45-10:00     Introduction

10:00-11:30     How Many Networks? Representing Dynamic Social Change Using Archaeological Network Methods (Fiona Coward, Bournemouth University)

An Ivory Diaspora: Digitizing Exchange & Production Networks in the Medieval World (Sara Ann Knutson, University of California, Berkeley)

11:30-11:45     Coffee break

11:45-12:30     Casting a Wide Net: The Distant Reading of Archival Documents from Babylon (Maarja Seire, University of Leiden)

12:30-14:00     Lunch break

14:00-15:30     From Networks to High-dimensional Geometry and Back (Allon Wagner, Tel-Aviv University, University of California, Berkeley)

Representing Credit and Kinship in the 19th Century: Between Exploration and Simulation (Martin Stark, ILS- Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development)

15:30-15:45     Coffee break

15:45-16:30     Representing the Community of Ptolemaic Pathyris as Network Models: Possibilities and Limitations (Lena Tambs, University of Cologne)

16:30-17:00     Closing discussion

Trier SNA summer school

The following summer school will be of interest to readers of this blog:

Via the HNR list:

13. Trierer Summer School on Social Network Analysis

16. – 21. September 2019

Die Trierer Summer School on Social Network Analysis bietet im Rahmen eines einwöchigen Intensivangebots eine umfassende Einführung in die theoretischen Konzepte, Methoden und Anwendungen der Sozialen Netzwerkanalyse. Die Veranstaltung richtet sich an NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen und Studierende aller geistes-, kultur- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Fächer, die sich mit der Analyse sozialer Strukturen beschäftigen und Einblick in die Methoden der Sozialen Netzwerkanalyse (SNA) nehmen möchten.

Weiterführende Informationen:

Das Angebot auf einem Blick

  • eine Woche intensive Einführung in die SNA durch ExpertInnen
  • individuelle Forschungsberatung durch die DozentInnen
  • einführende Literatur im Online-Apparat sowie Lernmaterialien
  • Einführung in gängige Software zur SNA (R, Pajek, Gephi)
  • Workshop „Mixed Methods“/„Visual Network Research“ (Net-Map, VennMaker)
  • Workshop „Prozessgenerierte Daten und historische Netzwerkanalyse“
  • Verpflegung mit Snacks und Getränken während der Veranstaltung
  • angenehme Lernatmosphäre mit vielen Gelegenheiten für “social networking”
  • abendliches Rahmenprogramm (gemeinsames Abendessen/Stadtrundgang)

Die Summer School wird finanziert mit Mitteln der: Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft und des Ministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur

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