Job Posting: TT Assistant Professor Position at Boston University

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021. We seek a colleague with research and teaching interests in economic inequality. 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 on economic and social inequality, and will teach courses on theory and/or methods. Advanced quantitative skills preferred. The candidate will also build bridges with other relevant units across the university including but not limited to African American Studies Program; Initiative on Cities; School of Global Studies; 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. three samples of written or published work;
  4. a statement of your commitment to and experiences with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, and service; and
  5. three reference letters. Submit to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17129. Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2020 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.

Further Info:
https://www.bu.edu/sociology/
Deborah Carr: carrds@bu.edu
(617) 353-2591
100 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA 02215

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