Associate or Full Professor of Sociology, Race/Ethnicity, College of Arts & Sciences

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Associate or Full Professor of Sociology, Race/Ethnicity, College of Arts & Sciences

Tracking Code2583 Job Description

The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor to begin July 1, 2022. 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, will mentor graduate students, 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.

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) Names and contact information for three references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee. The department has actively sought to create an inclusive departmental culture, and candidates are welcome to share ways they hope to contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion in their application materials. Submit to Review of applications will begin June 15, 2021 and will 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.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 6/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time