Louise McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor

Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) is seeking to make a full professor appointment for the Louise McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professorship beginning July 1, 2019.

Louise McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor
We seek for the Louise McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professorship an accomplished full professor or associate professor whose research and scholarship has helped shape the contemporary understanding of the causes and consequences of the disproportionate effects of race and inequality (income, access to health and social services, housing) on individuals, children, and families. Competitive applicants will be knowledgeable about the impact of these factors and interventions on quality of life experiences, such as health disparities, trauma and mental health, interpersonal violence, education, or employment. Candidates must have experience in innovative community-engaged research and practice with African-American communities. The ideal candidate for this Endowed Professorship will have demonstrated an active portfolio of extramurally- funded research, leadership in the field, as well as a willingness to work collaboratively and lead both within their discipline and across disciplines. The candidate will be an individual who can bring vision, leadership in mentoring junior faculty, and enthusiasm to the School of Social Work and build a vibrant research and intervention team.

To apply for the position, please visit apply.interfolio.com/52524

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should apply online via Interfolio. Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three confidential letters of recommendation or evaluation. Additional documents helpful in the evaluation of the candidate are welcome.

Inquiries regarding these positions may be directed to Gautam N. Yadama, Dean at [email protected]
Application reviews will begin in September 2018.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. Boston College and the school of social work are committed to social justice in their pursuit to address the world’s urgent problems.

To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the University, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

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