Tenured Associate Professor Position, Boston University School of Social Work.
The BUSSW currently invites applications from midcareer academics with a commitment to research, scholarship and teaching in the field of community violence prevention and intervention in the U.S. and/or globally(e.g., neighborhood safety, gun-related violence, youth violence, suicide, child abuse, intimate partner violence, community mental health & trauma interventions) to join our faculty beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year as part of the School’s efforts to deepen its commitment to addressing this societal issue. Applicants’ research and scholarship may focus on exploring the causes and consequences of violence, developing and evaluating innovative community interventions, examining the role of social institutions/ systems (e.g., health, education, criminal justice, politics) in addressing violence, or other substantive contributions to the field.
The successful candidate will have:
a doctoral degree in social work or related field (e.g., sociology, psychology, public health, public policy)
an established research program in community violence
experience receiving externally-funded research (i.e., NIH, SAMHSA, NIJ),
a strong record of scholarly publications, and
a national/international reputation as a thought leader in the field.
Additionally, BUSSW seeks an individual who has the leadership skills for interdisciplinary, collaborative research and will actively pursue opportunities across Boston University’s 16 colleges and scholars (i.e., Public Health, Medicine, Education, Rehabilitation Sciences, Arts and Sciences).
The application deadline is November 1, 2019 or until the position is filled. Early applications are strongly encouraged.
Please submit a letter of application and current CV to the email below. In your letter of application, please outline your research, scholarship and teaching skills and experience. In the letter, we welcome a description of how, as a teacher, researcher, scholar, and/or practitioner, you engage and sustain a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Boston University is 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.
Search Committee/Dean’s Office
Boston University School of Social Work
264 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215