Associate or Full Professor, Department of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

  • Boston University
  • Boston, MA
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Anthropology & Sociology

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The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor to begin July 1, 2023, pending budgetary approval. 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.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

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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