Department of Sociology, Boston University

Position ID:BU-Department of Sociology-ASCPORPROF [#7501]
Position Title: Associate Professor or Professor
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology / Medical
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/07/18, finished 2017/08/07, listed until 2017/05/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a tenured Associate Professor or Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. We seek a colleague with research and teaching interests in medical sociology with an innovative research agenda (including, but not limited to, the social determinants of health; meaning and experience of illness; mental illness and disability; comparative healthcare systems; healthcare access and professions).  The ideal candidate will also contribute to existing departmental strengths in global/comparative; urban; race, socioeconomic status, and gender; and/or economic sociology and organizations. Strong quantitative skills and ability to bring outside funding are a plus. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching on the sociology of health and healthcare, as well as building bridges with colleagues across the university who are interested in the social dynamics of health, medicine and healthcare.

Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. To apply, please submit 1) a letter describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) names of  three referees. Letters of references may be asked for at a later date to Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2016 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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Further Info:
(617) 353-2591
96-100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215

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