Boston University, Department of Sociology

Position ID:BU-Department of Sociology-ASTP1 [#25087]
Position Title: Assistant 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:2023/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/06/30, finished 2024/03/16, listed until 2023/12/30)
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, 2024. We seek a colleague with research and teaching interests in the sociology of race/ethnicity. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in courses such as race/ethnicity, and should be able to contribute to core theory and/or methods courses. In addition, the ideal candidate will forge productive collaborations with other units on campus, such as African American and Black Diaspora Studies, Public Health, the Initiative on Cities, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Center for Anti-Racist Research. 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; and 4) three reference letters. Submit to Applications will be reviewed starting September 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

BU conducts a background check on all final candidates for certain faculty and staff positions. The background check includes contacting the final candidate’s current and previous employer(s) to ask whether, in the last seven years, there has been a substantiated finding of misconduct violating that employer’s applicable sexual misconduct policies. To implement this process, the University requires a final candidate to complete and sign the form entitled “Authorization to Release Information” after execution of an offer letter. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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Further Info:
email address
(617) 353-2591
96-100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215