Multiple Positions Announcement ~ CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU)

Below is a message from Rose Imperato, Special Projects Coordinator at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU):

The new CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) announces five faculty positions: three full-time, tenure-track positions; an annually-appointed Distinguished Lecturer in Urban Studies limited to a maximum employment of one year; and an annually-appointed Distinguished Lecturer in Labor Studies limited to a maximum period of employment of seven years. All will take effect at the beginning of the Fall 2019 or January 2020 semester.

Professor of Urban Economics or Urban Demography; Professor of Urban Policy or Public Administration; Professor of Labor Studies

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 and research duties, 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.

Here are the links to the complete job descriptions and online application:

Open Rank Professor – Urban Policy or Public Administration

Open Rank Professor – Urban Economics or Urban Demography

Open Rank Professor – Labor Studies


Distinguished Lecturer of Urban Studies; Distinguished Lecturer of Labor Studies

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 public service and social justice may be drawn from a range of public service institutions, including local and state government, city and state agencies, labor unions, and non-profit organizations, and may include current of former elected officials, government administrators, labor leaders, 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 with one-year appointments. The Labor Studies position is subject to annual reappointment for a maximum of seven years.  A Bachelor’s degree and an outstanding record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to Urban Studies or Labor Studies are required.

Here are links to the complete job descriptions and application:

Distinguished Lecturer – Urban Studies

Distinguished Lecturer – Labor Studies

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