Tenure Track Faculty Position: Louis McMahon Ahearn Endowed Professor

Employer
Boston College School of Social Work
Location
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 06, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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 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.

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