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Associate Professor of Applied Social Sciences
Boston University Metropolitan College

Date Posted Oct. 1, 2019
Title Associate Professor of Applied Social Sciences
University Boston University Metropolitan College
Boston, MA, United States
Department Metropolitan College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July or September 2020
  • Associate Professor
  • Criminology/Criminal Justice

Boston University’s Metropolitan College seeks a dynamic and creative faculty member with expertise in criminal justice to join its nationally recognized Department of Applied Social Sciences (…), starting July or September 1, 2020. The Department is a leader in providing undergraduate and graduate education in the applied social sciences offered in flexible delivery formats including face-to-face, blended, and online. The department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse join our ranks.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a terminal degree in criminal justice or a closely related discipline and have demonstrated success in designing and teaching graduate and undergraduate-level courses. Experience in online and blended formats is a plus. Candidates should show promise in establishing a funded-research and publication track, and have experience in quantitative/mixed methods research that readily informs scholarly discourse and practice in the field. We also welcome applications from candidates with professional and industry experience in addition to the terminal degree.

Responsibilities: Faculty duties include teaching up to six courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including blended and online courses, conducting active research, participation in course and curriculum development, mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the department, college and the university. This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, with a 2-5 year renewable contract.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter stating their career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vitae, with names of three references. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority/consideration. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Send applications to:
Mr. Danny Pezzano, Academic Program Manager
Boston University Metropolitan College
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Floor 5
Boston, MA 02215

  • We are 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.

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Contact Information

  • Danny Pezzano
    Metropolitan College
    Boston University Metropolitan College
    1010 Commonwealth Ave
    Boston, MA 02215


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