These are open rank tenure-track positions based on qualifications and experience: junior level (Assistant Professor) and senior level (Associate or Full Professor). These full-time faculty perform teaching, research and guidance duties in the area of his/her expertise, and also share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in the area of experience or equivalent, significant scholarship and research, and the demonstrated ability to teach successfully. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching non-traditional and adult students.
Distinguished Lecturer appointments are intended to bring students into contact with a variety of well-respected leaders in their fields with a wide range of experiences and skills, both intellectual and applied. Practitioners with a demonstrated commitment to the labor movement, public service, and social justice may be drawn from a range of public service institutions, including unions, local and state government, city and state agencies, advocacy groups and non-profit organizations, and may include current or former labor leaders, elected officials, government administrators, and social justice activists.
Distinguished Lecturers are required to teach two courses per semester, work with the department to develop curricular initiatives and public programs, and offer support for SLU initiatives.
These are full-time, non-tenure track positions. The Labor Studies position is renewable up to seven years while the Urban Studies position is a visiting one year appointment only. A Bachelor’s degree and an outstanding record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to Labor Studies or Urban Studies.
Interested candidates should click on the links in order to apply through the electronic CUNY application process (required).