FEATURED JOB: Professor Urban Studies, City University of New York, School of Labor and Urban Studies

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Urban History / Studies

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Professor Urban Studies

City University of New York, School of Labor and Urban Studies 

Professor Urban Studies, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Labor Studies and Urban and Community 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.

The Department of Urban Studies at SLU seeks a junior level (Assistant Professor) or senior level (Associate or Full Professor) individual for a tenure-track faculty position. The candidate should have research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: Urban Governance, Public Policy, Public Administration, New York City/State Government, Urban Political Economy, State Theory, or related area. Special consideration will be given to scholars whose work concerns front-line public sector workers in an urban setting and/or candidates with expertise on racial inequality and/or minority empowerment.

QUALIFICATIONS

For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent, preferably in political science, sociology, geography, political economy, or related social sciences. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching nontraditional and adult students.

Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

COMPENSATION

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

IMPORTANT BENEFITS NOTICE:

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after July 1, 2019 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after July 1, 2019 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO

Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period. If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day. Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period.

An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.

HOW TO APPLY

Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. You can view and apply for this job at:

https://hrsa.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psc/cnyhcprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=21710&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled. Review of resumes to begin February 1, 2020. 

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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HOW TO APPLY

Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. You can view and apply for this job at:

https://hrsa.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psc/cnyhcprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=21710&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1