Early Investigator Panel at NIH Honoring Matilda White Riley

During her prominent career, Dr. White Riley helped establish the NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR). For the last nine years, OBSSR has honored her with a sponsored lecture by an eminent behavioral and social sciences scholar. This year OBSSR will expand the observance of her enduring influence on NIH with a panelContinue reading “Early Investigator Panel at NIH Honoring Matilda White Riley”

Call for Papers: Conference on Aging in the Americas

Submit your abstract for the International Conference on Aging in the Americas, Sept 14-16, 2016 A poster abstract is required. All abstracts should include the following information: Project title Lead-author’s name and affiliation Lead-author’s email address Lead-author’s classification (undergraduate/graduate, postdoc, professor) Brief (less than 300 words) summary of the research project Send poster abstracts toContinue reading “Call for Papers: Conference on Aging in the Americas”

Postdoc at Berkeley Pop Center

  Postdoctoral Fellowship – Personal Network Change Over Time: A two-year postdoctoral position in the Berkeley Population Center will be available beginning July 1, 2016 in the group headed by Professor Claude Fischer. The postdoctoral scholar will be responsible for conducting research on the composition and dynamics of ego-centric social networks using a new panelContinue reading “Postdoc at Berkeley Pop Center”

Handbook of the Life Course, Vol II

We are very pleased to announce the second volume of the Handbook of the Life Course (edited by Michael Shanahan, Jeylan Mortimer, and Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson) is now available from Springer. In the words of one of the editors, “Many members of SALC have joined with scholars from cognate disciplines and overseas, to produce this new volume,Continue reading “Handbook of the Life Course, Vol II”

Postdoc opportunity at Andrus Gerontology Center, USC

The Andrus Gerontology Center at the USC Davis School of Gerontology seeks outstanding candidates for both pre and postdoctoral appointments. Their multidisciplinary research training program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and is housed here at the Andrus Gerontology Center, USC. The Multidisciplinary Research Training in Gerontology program funds seven predoctoral trainees and three postdoctoral trainees per year. TheseContinue reading “Postdoc opportunity at Andrus Gerontology Center, USC”

Nominate a Colleague for one of ASA’s Major Awards

From now and until January 29, 2016, ASA is accepting nominations for its nine major awards. Each August the American Sociological Association proudly presents awards to individuals and groups deserving of recognition. ASA members are encouraged to submit nominations for the following ASA awards. The deadline for nominations is provided with each award criteria. EachContinue reading “Nominate a Colleague for one of ASA’s Major Awards”