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 Barry
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  Barry Wellman         Professor of Sociology        NetLab Director
  wellman at chass.utoronto.ca  http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman

  Centre for Urban & Community Studies          University of Toronto
  455 Spadina Avenue    Toronto Canada M5S 2G8    fax:+1-416-978-7162
             To network is to live; to live is to network
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2004 13:18:16 -0400
From: Don Tomaskovic-Devey <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: [oow-announce] George Mason opportunities


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University
wishes to announce three tenure track openings in sociology at the
Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2005. Applications are needed
early this fall semester.

The first position is for a sociologist whose work bears on urban
communities or racial and ethnic relations. Letters of application,
curriculum vitae, samples of scholarship, three letters of reference,
and course syllabi should be sent to Professor Victoria Rader,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University, 4400
University Drive, MS 3G5, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-4444. Review of
applications will begin September 1, 2004.

The second position is for a sociologist whose expertise includes such
areas as the social bases of violence, social conflict and conflict
resolution, questions of human rights, and/or the study of social
movements and political conflicts. This position has been created as
part of the University's new undergraduate program in conflict studies,
a joint initiative between the College of Arts and Sciences and GMU's
Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Send letter of
application, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarship, three letters of
reference, and course syllabi to: Professor Joseph Scimecca, Department
of Sociology and Anthropology, George Mason University, 4400 University
Drive, MS 3G5, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-4444. Review of applications
will begin August 25, 2004 and will continue until the position is
filled.

The third position is for a quantitative sociologist or anthropologist
with a strong background in the study of social networks. This position
is being filled in collaboration with the Center for Social Complexity
(http://socialcomplexity.gmu.edu) and its new Ph.D. program in
Computational Social Science. Hence, candidates with expertise in the
use of simulations and advanced modeling techniques are especially
encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to be an
active member of the Center for Social Complexity and teach a graduate
course on social network analysis plus another graduate course in the
CSS program. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2004 and
will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application,
curriculum vitae, samples of scholarship, three letters of reference,
and course syllabi to: Cindy Roberts, Administrative Assistant, Center
for Social Complexity, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive,
MS 3F4, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030-4444.

The Department an expanding unit that is dedicated to developing a
profile in public sociology and is looking for scholars whose work
contributes to a critical understanding of major social issues. The
Department's undergraduate and graduate programs center on social
inequality, the structural bases of social conflict, and cultural
difference (see www.gmu.edu/departments/soci). George Mason University
is a large, diverse, and rapidly growing public university located in
Fairfax, VA, just 15 miles west of Washington DC. Women and minority
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for each of these
positions; George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.

Steven Peter Vallas
Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
George Mason University
Robinson Hall B --Room 305
4400 University Drive MS 3G5
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703/993-2127
Fax: 703/993-1446
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Don Tomaskovic-Devey
Director of Graduate Programs
Professor of Sociology
Deparment of Sociology and Anthropology
North Carolina State University
Raleligh, NC 27695-8107
919-515-9022 (Voice)
919-515-2610 (Fax)

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