Boston University, Department of Sociology

Position ID:BU-Department of Sociology-ASCPPROF [#22014]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology / Race/Ethnicity
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/07/01, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor to begin July 1, 2023. We seek a colleague with an innovative research agenda and teaching interests in race/ethnicity. Subfields are open and we are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to one or more departmental strengths including culture, economic sociology, gender/sexuality, global/comparative, health, law and crime, migration, race/ethnicity, and urban sociology. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching on race and ethnicity, and will teach courses on theory and/or methods. The candidate will build bridges with other relevant units across the university including but not limited to the African American Studies Program; Howard Thurman Center Initiative on Cities; School of Global Studies; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) Program. A strong track record of graduate student mentorship and ability to bring outside funding are preferred.

Boston University expects excellence in teaching and research, and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community. To apply, please submit 1) a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of your commitment to and experiences with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, and service; and 4) three reference letters. Submit to Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
email address
(617) 353-2594
100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215