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Boston College School of Social Work
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Faculty Positions

Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) is looking to fill the following full-time faculty position openings:

Candidates for the BCSSW faculty openings must possess a commitment to teaching, research, and scholarly publication, including capacity for obtaining external funding.

​​Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. 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.

Associate/Full Professor

Global Health – Tenured, Endowed Professorship

The Boston College School of Social Work is looking for a distinguished scholar who will further enhance the school's expertise in global health. We are especially interested in faculty whose work examines one or both of the following: (a) the social and cultural determinants that contribute to health and illness in diverse communities and populations and/or (b) the social and cultural factors that help explain the differential access to prevention or treatment services, when people are most in need.

The School seeks faculty candidates committed to an active interdisciplinary research agenda that has implications or direct application for policy and practice settings. Candidates must possess a distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and external research funding.

Applicants who are interested in being part of a vibrant community of social work scholars, should apply online at apply.interfolio.com/27786. Application reviews will begin January 1, 2015. The position starts in Fall 2015.

Inquiries regarding the nature of the position may be directed to Alberto Godenzi, PhD, Dean, at godenzi@bc.edu.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Children, Youth, & Families/Gender-based Violence and Trauma

The Boston College School of Social Work is looking for a tenure track faculty member who will further enhance the school's expertise in social work with children, youth, and families. We are especially interested in faculty whose research has included a focus on trauma, gender-based violence, and sexual violence. The school seeks faculty candidates committed to an active interdisciplinary research agenda examining the social and behavioral impact of trauma and violence on children and families.

We seek candidates who possess a commitment to teaching, research, and scholarly publication, including proven capacity for obtaining external funding.

Applicants who are interested in being part of a vibrant community of social work scholars should apply online at apply.interfolio.com/25224.

Application reviews will begin September 15, 2014.

Inquiries regarding the nature of the position may be directed to Ruth McRoy, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at mcroy@bc.edu.


Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor)

Environmental Justice and Social Inequality

The Boston College School of Social Work is seeking a junior or senior faculty member whose scholarly expertise is in the area of environmental justice and social inequality. We are especially interested in faculty whose research and teaching have included examining the outcomes of climate change, environmental hazards, and disparities, as well as the impact of water discrimination affecting elders, youth, and vulnerable populations. The school seeks faculty candidates committed to an active interdisciplinary research agenda.

We seek candidates who possess a commitment to teaching, research, and scholarly publication, including proven capacity for obtaining external funding.

Applicants who are interested in being part of a vibrant community of social work scholars should apply online at apply.interfolio.com/25225.

Application reviews will begin September 15, 2014.

Inquiries regarding the nature of the position may be directed to Ruth McRoy, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at mcroy@bc.edu.