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The Department of Sociology at Boston College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2020. A successful candidate is one whose research and teaching are relevant to the consideration of social problems, with priority given to the following substantive areas: crime and deviance, environment, health, poverty, race, and urban. The department offers both graduate (Ph.D. and M.A.) and undergraduate programs of study. A Sociology Ph.D. (or near completion) is required. Preference will be given to entry-level applicants, but excellent candidates at the advanced assistant professor level will also be considered.

Applicants should apply at Required documents include a cover letter describing relevant research and plans; a current CV; two pieces of recent scholarship; a teaching statement; and a list of three references who will provide letters of recommendation for applicants that are shortlisted. The screening committee will begin reviewing applications on September 16, 2019, and will continue to review them until the position is filled.

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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