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Constructing Your Elevator Speech: A Guide to Communicating your Work Quickly (Graduate School Workshop, 8/29/2019) August 16th, 2019
Demography Event
When: 08/29/2019 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
Where: South Lake Union 850 Republican St Room C123A & B Seattle, WA 98109

Join fellow graduate students and postdocs to learn how to develop your elevator speech for job search or career exploration. An elevator speech is a clear, brief message about you. It communicates who you are, what you are looking for and how you can benefit from a company or organization.

Hedwig Lee and Michael Esposito Co-Author PNAS Study on Likelihood to Die From Police Use of Force August 14th, 2019

The study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this August finds that African American men are more than twice as likely as their white peers to die from police use of force. The study was co-authored by CSDE Affiliate Hedwig Lee, Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, and CSDE Fellow Alumnus Michael Esposito, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan, as well as co-author Frank Edwards,

Temporary Lecturer August 14th, 2019
Where: Department of Black Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara

The Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers for the 2019-20 academic year. The number of positions and desired thematic areas vary, depending on the needs of the department each quarter. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2019 and will remain open until October 31, 2019.

Visiting Faculty Jeffrey Neilson to Give a CSDE Seminar this Fall August 14th, 2019
CSDE Research

CSDE is welcoming Jeffrey Neilson, Researcher at the Department of Economic History at Lund University, as a Visiting Affiliate for the 2019-2020 year. Neilson will share some of his research, which focuses on how men and women allocate their time between the household and labor market, during a CSDE Seminar this Fall. You can ask him more or say hello here!

Neilson looks at outcomes including the household division of labor and how it is impacted by parenthood,

Qualitative Researcher, College Internship Study August 14th, 2019
Where: Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions (CCWT) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) is seeking a Qualitative Researcher to provide leadership and support for for center projects on college-workforce issues. The Qualitative Researcher will work on the College Internship Study, which is a national mixed-method study examining issues related to participation, access, program quality and student outcomes in the world of college internships. The institutions involved in the study include community colleges,

Assistant Professor, Geography August 14th, 2019
Where: Middlebury College, Vermont

The Department of Geography invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position beginning fall 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geography or related fields by the start of fall 2020. We seek candidates who can:

1) contribute regularly to the teaching of our introductory GIS curriculum, and
2) offer electives that complement our current course offerings in the candidate’s thematic, regional, and/or methodological areas of expertise. For example, we would welcome foci on the Global South and marginalized peoples,

Professor, Causes and Consequences of Reproductive Health Inequities August 14th, 2019
Where: Schools of Letters & Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Schools of Letters & Sciences is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member to lead a research program in the underlying causes and/or pathways to reproductive health and health disparities as well as the communities most adversely affected by reproductive health inequities in the United States. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster hire ( pertaining to reproductive equity. The tenure home will be in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies and/or the Department of Sociology.

Assistant Professor, Sociology August 14th, 2019
Where: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

The Department of Sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire invites applications for a tenure-track position specializing in Race and Ethnicity at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2020–21 academic year on August 24, 2020. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Data Science for Social Good Final Presentations (eScience Institute, 8/21/2019) August 14th, 2019
Demography Event
When: 08/21/2019 3:00-5:00 PM
Where: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA A118)

Join the eScience Institute in celebrating the 2019 Data Science for Social Good fellows as they present research and results of their 10-week projects on affordable housing, equity, transportation, and mental health.

Film Screening & Panel Discussion: On the Brink (Neptune Theater, 8/15/2019) August 14th, 2019
Demography Event
When: 08/15/2019 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Where: Neptune Theater (1303 NE 45th S, Seattle, WA 98105)

Join us for a free screening of On the Brink, the new documentary on gentrification, displacement, and finding community in the Central District, Seattle’s historically black neighborhood, produced by UW professor of marketing Jeff Shulman.