Boston University, Department of Sociology

Position ID:BU-Department of Sociology-ASTP [#22366]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology / Health & Medicine
Appl Deadline:2022/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/17, finished 2023/03/18, listed until 2023/02/17)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2023. We seek a colleague with research and teaching interests in health and medicine. Subfields are open and we are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to one or more departmental strengths including culture, gender, global/comparative, health, law/crime, migration, race/ethnicity, and urban sociology. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in course such as medical sociology, health disparities, mental health, global health, or health professions. Candidates should be able to contribute core theory and/or methods courses. The candidate will also build bridges with other relevant units across the university including but not limited to African American Studies Program; Center for Antiracist Research; Initiative on Cities; Sargent College; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) Program. Advanced tenure-track Assistant Professors will be considered.

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; 4) three reference letters; and (5) 1-2 samples of scholarly writing. Submit to will be reviewed starting September 15, 2022 and 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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96-100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215