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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 /offices/diversity.


Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

The Boston College School of Social Work seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor whose work focuses on substantive issues of race, especially in areas such as health, mental health, global health, criminology/juvenile justice, education, or the environment.

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 have a strong potential to excel in teaching, research, and receiving external funding. The faculty candidate must possess a Ph.D. by June 30, 2016 in social work or related disciplines such public health, sociology, psychology, education, and public policy. An MSW is preferred.

Applicants who are interested in being part of a vibrant community of scholars should apply online at Application reviews will begin on November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The position starts in Fall 2016.

Inquiries regarding the nature of the position may be directed to Ruth McRoy, PhD, Chair of Search Committee, at