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Childbearing Worldviews and Contraceptive Behavior among Young U.S. Women October 16th, 2019
CSDE Seminar Series
When: 10/25/2019 12:30 - 1:30PM
Where: 121 Raitt Hall

Emily A. Marshall, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Health, Franklin and Marshall College Sociology Department

Contraceptive behavior among young women in the United States illustrates an often puzzling relationship between attitudes and behavior. This study argues that considering sets of attitudes relevant to childbearing in relation to each other can explain apparent contradictions between attitudes and contraceptive behavior. We classify young women into groups based on shared childbearing worldviews—patterns of attitudes about domains related to childbearing—and test whether these groups predict contraceptive behavior.

Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy (assistant professor) October 16th, 2019
Where: Fordham University

The Division of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy at Fordham University invites candidates for two tenure-track assistant professor positions in PreK-12 Educational Leadership, to begin August 2020. The position requires active scholarship and productive teaching and mentoring in the Division’s newly redesigned EdD program, master’s and certificate programs.

Interested individuals must have (1) passion and demonstrated commitment to developing leaders who strive to improve the educational opportunities and outcomes of ethnically, culturally, economically,

Assistant Professor/Advanced Assistant Professor in the areas of Global Literacies and Critical Diversity/Equity October 16th, 2019
Where: University of Maryland

The Language, Literacy, and Culture doctoral program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor/Advanced Assistant Professor in the areas of Global Literacies and Critical Diversity/Equity. We seek candidates with strong potential for research productivity, the ability to teach and mentor graduate students in our program, and a commitment to the university’s mission of inclusive excellence.

This interdisciplinary scholar would work across disciplines with a targeted area of study in global literacies and/or critical diversity with secondary expertise in mixed methods and quantitative analysis.

Adjunct Instructor-Economics October 16th, 2019
Where: San Joaquin Delta Community College District

San Joaquin Delta Community College District is hiring an Adjunct Instructor for Economics.

Responsibilities include: Under the general supervision of the Division Dean, to teach organized classes in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, and class schedules; to evaluate progress of students; to advise students concerning educational matters, to perform other instructionally related duties as assigned. The primary responsibility is to teach up to 10 units (Part-time) in the discipline of Economics.

Deadline: Open until filled

Global Washington 2019 Goalmakers Conference October 16th, 2019
When: 11/15/2019
Where: Bell Harbor International Conference Center

The Global Washington annual conference is the premier event for global development practitioners, funders, and partners on the West Coast. ‘Goalmakers’ is its new name.

When the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were unanimously adopted by world leaders in 2015, signatories vowed to set the world on a better course by 2030. This December, Global Washington will convene “Goalmakers” whose work is critical to fulfilling that promise.

Goalmakers are those who are singularly focused on building a more equitable,

One-Year Term Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Sociology October 15th, 2019
Where: Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year term position as Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Sociology beginning August 2020. The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester.

Applicants should apply online at Please plan to submit: a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s teaching experience and research program; a curriculum vitae; a diversity statement (outlining the candidate’s demonstrated commitments to diversity and inclusion and their potential contributions to diversity and inclusion on this campus);

Postdoctoral Fellowships – Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society October 15th, 2019
When: 01/13/2020
Where: Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society brings promising new scholars to Stanford University for 1-2 year appointments as postdoctoral fellows. Deadline to apply is January 13, 2020.

Currently Stanford PACS is accepting applications for two postdoctoral fellowship opportunities for the 2020-21 academic year:

Each fellow will be affiliated with the relevant Stanford PACS initiative (either the Digital Civil Society Lab or the Program on Democracy and the Internet) and potentially also with a department or school at Stanford University.

Doug Walker Lecture with J. Drew Lanham (10/30/2019) October 15th, 2019
Demography Event
When: 10/30/2019 6:30PM
Where: Benaroya Hall

As an African American raised in the south who had a love affair with nature, Dr. J. Drew Lanham grew up feeling like a “rare bird”. Join University of Washington’s EarthLab on October 30 at 6:30PM for the 2019 Doug Walker Lecture where Dr. Lanham will discuss what it means to embrace both his history and relationship to nature, and how these two intertwine as an ornithologist, wildlife ecologist and college professor. A leading advocate for the natural world,

Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) October Grand Rounds Webinar (10/22/2019) October 15th, 2019
Demography Event
When: 10/22/2019

Keely Muscatell, PhD., Professor in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center at UNC Chapel Hill, will present “Socioeconomic Influences on the Brain and Immune System: Uncovering Mechanisms and Informing Interventions.” Access the lecture via the following information:

Event Date and Time: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 — 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Meeting URL:
Meeting Number: 191 366 190


Administrative Supplements to NIH-funded T32 and TL1 Training Grants to Better Integrate Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) with other Health-Related Sciences October 15th, 2019

Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) is interested in supporting the integration of health-related behavioral and social sciences (BSS) with other biomedical methodological and scientific disciplines (e.g., genetics, immunology, metabolomics, molecular biology, microbiome, biochemistry, or physiological sciences). The goal is to train a research workforce that has the content expertise and skills to meaningful address gaps in scientific advancement that are not well served by a more siloed approach to research. To support this goal,