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Internal Number: 25008
LABOR STUDIES FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Labor Studies at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) seeks a junior scholar for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment. Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of appointment in History, Literature, Cultural Studies, Geography, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, or a related interdisciplinary field in the social sciences or humanities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated scholarly record and research agenda that focuses on workers, the labor movement and diverse working-class communities, past and/or present. Candidates should also have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Preference may be given to candidates with experience teaching nontraditional and adult students. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022; the position is open until filled.
LABOR STUDIES FACULTY POSITION REQUIREMENTS By the time of appointment, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in History, Literature, Cultural Studies, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Economy, or a related interdisciplinary field in the social sciences or humanites. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.
The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Labor Studies and Urban Studies that are designed to meet the needs of working adults as well as traditional-age college students who seek to learn more about the challenges confronting poor and working class populations in the workplace and in the community. It also collaborates with other units of CUNY to offer a range of college-credit programs designed to give workers the academic and technical skills they need for professional advancement. Its faculty includes distinguished scholars in the social sciences as well as expert practitioners in government, labor, and public service. In addition to its academic programs, SLU sponsors research; organizes forums and conferences; and publishes a national journal, New Labor Forum: A journal of ideas, analysis, and debate.