Service is an important component of academic life. Many opportunities arise for service within the School, the Medical Campus, the University, or to professional organizations and the community at large. Examples of service opportunites at SPH include:

  • SPH Faculty Senate
  • School-wide committees like Admissions or Education which offer interactions with colleagues from across departments
  • Community organizations
  • National organizations
  • Journal review
  • Professional organizations, e.g., ASPH reviewer

BU Associate Provost for Faculty Development: Service offers succinct advice on service:

  • Opportunities within your school or dept
  • University-wide service
  • Faculty Council, Faculty Council committees
  • Task forces
  • Reviewing and editorial work in your discipline
  • Professional organizations and meetings