Boston University, Sociology
Assistant Professor, Global Health and Development
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of Sociology at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2013. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. We seek a colleague whose research and teaching interests are in the Sociology of Global Health and Development. We are interested in a scholar who will explore connections between health and society, with a focus on the role of social and economic structures, policies and cultures in the developing regions of Africa, Latin America, and/or Asia. We expect that this person’s research and teaching, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, will contribute to existing department strengths in sociology of medicine and health and in global comparative analysis; and that our new colleague will offer a distinctively sociological focus to collaborations across the University where these issues are being addressed in multiple Schools, Centers, and Departments. Strong quantitative skills are a plus. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We expect PhD in hand before September 2013. Applications should include 1) a letter describing your teaching and research interests and professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of your scholarly writing; and 4) three letters of reference.
Boston University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org OR Boston University, Department of Sociology, 96-100 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215 (Attn: Global Health and Development position) by October 1, 2012.
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
Asian American History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Health and Health Care
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies