Job posting for trained ethnographers for Columbia University study

The Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) team is looking for trained field researchers to work on a major, high profile research project, codirected by faculty in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health and the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. Working with the ethnography team, this position offers an opportunity to do immersive ethnographic field research exploring the individual, interactional, and institutional factors that influence college experiences of sex, success, stress, sleep, substance use, and socializing at Columbia. The ideal candidate will have at least a Master’s degree, or working toward a doctorate, in anthropology, sociology, or relevant area (gender, women’s studies, queer studies, American studies, African American Studies, Latino/Chicana studies), and have research experience with LGBT and/or ethnic or racial minority populations.

Apply directly through the Jobs at Columbia system:

Part time: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=148828
Full time: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=148825

Relevant courses for Spring 2015

We’re announcing two courses for Spring 2015 that may be of interest to the WISCER community. One is the Sociology of Erving Goffman (taught by Mustafa). The other is a course on social interaction (taught by Alice), which is the second in the two-course series that helps students prepare for the SPAM prelim.

See the Sociology Courses page for more details.