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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University

The Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time one-year Visiting Assistant Professor faculty position in any period of the United States history to begin August 2012. Appointment includes teaching an introduction to U.S. labor and working class history, plus an upper-division lecture and writing courses on the candidate's areas of expertise for a total of two courses each semester. Preference will be given to candidates with a completed dissertation and demonstrated potential in scholarly research and teaching. Review of applications begins: May 14, 2012.

We are interested in social, political, or policy historians whose scholarship engages questions of work, labor, inequality, immigration, ethnicity, business, or political culture. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research places the U. S. in an interdisciplinary, comparative, and/or transnational perspective.
The ILR School is the world's leading college focused on work, employment, and labor issues. Information about the ILR School is available at www.ilr.cornell.edu . Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
We will begin reviewing applications May 14, 2012. Questions about this position should be directed to Prof. Jefferson Cowie (cowie@cornell.edu). Interested candidates should submit paper copies of a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests, a vita, and three reference letters to:
History Search Committee
c/o Rhonda Clouse
374 Ives Hall
ILR School
Cornell University