Category Archives: March 2015 deadline

University of Washington-Tacoma Lectureship in Sociology

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 to 5 years

Comments: Full-time. “We welcome scholars whose expertise emphasizes one or more of the following area(s): the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality; urbanization and urban life; theories of race and ethnicity; wealth and inequality; women’s studies; work and labor relations; and who can contribute to our Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies major through teaching and service. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Women, Race and Class; and contribute to our minor in Gender Studies, and one or more of our proposed minors in Africana Studies, Asian-American Studies, Labor Studies, Latino/a Studies, and/or Sociology.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5319

Wayne F. Placek Grant

Deadline: March 1

Amount: $15,000

Comments: “These grants support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, or bisexual issues. The goal is to increase the general public’s understanding of homosexuality and to alleviate the stress that gay men and lesbians experience in this and future civilizations.” ”

Proposals are especially encouraged for empirical studies that address the following topics:

  • Heterosexuals’ attitudes and behaviors toward lesbians and gay men, including prejudice, discrimination and violence.
  • Family and workplace issues relevant to lesbians and gay men.
  • Subgroups of the lesbian and gay population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research.”

URL: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/placek.aspx