Boston University, Department of Sociology

Position ID:BU-Department of Sociology-VSASTP [#27214]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Sociology
Appl Deadline:2024/03/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/22, listed until 2024/08/22)
Position Description:    

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for AY 2024-2025.  This is a one-year, non-renewable position.  Subject area is open, but we especially encourage applications from candidates who are prepared to teach courses in at least one or more of the following areas: Gender and Sexualities; Urban Sociology; or Economic Sociology.  We also invite applications from any scholars well prepared to teach courses on theory and methods, or Introduction to Sociology. A PhD in sociology along with demonstrated success in undergraduate teaching are required.  The position will require teaching four courses per year at the undergraduate and potentially at the graduate level.
Deadline: March 8, 2024. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, course evaluations, sample syllabi, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, a sample of scholarly writing, and three letters of reference. In the diversity statement, applicants should demonstrate past/current or future contributions to inclusive excellence in research, teaching, and/or outreach. Please send your materials via

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. Boston University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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(617) 353-2591
96-100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215