***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** fyi see third job listed. Barry _____________________________________________________________________ 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 _____________________________________________________________________ ---------- 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 [log in to unmask] 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) _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.