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Heilbroner Fellowship in Capitalism Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants apply on-line using the faculty application on The New School human resources website http://careers.newschool.edu. Using our online application system, applicants must submit the following by February 15, 2018: • Cover letter specifying availability and desired duration of position (fall 2018, spring 2019, or both) • Curriculum vitae • Personal statement of no more than 5 pages that includes a discussion of how the applicant will contribute to our curricula and programming, along with a description of current research • Course description or syllabus outline for a proposed graduate seminar (please note that resources may be available for guest speakers and appropriate pedagogical innovations) • Writing sample of no more than 40 pages, based on current research Applicants may be contacted at the discretion of the search committee for additional materials.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:

2018-2019 academic year

Title: Heilbroner Fellowship in Capitalism Studies
Requisition Number: 0106071481
Location New York City
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Position Status: Temporary/Seasonal
Department: NSSR/Faculty
Responsibilities:

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies at The New School for Social Research invites applications for the Heilbroner Fellowship in Capitalism Studies, to be held for one or both semesters of the 2018-2019 academic year. Rank is open, but we seek a scholar who will contribute significantly to the flourishing activities of the Center.

The responsibilities of the position include residence, teaching one graduate level course, organizing the work-in-progress series and annual symposium for graduate student fellows, participating in the faculty fellows’ work-in-progress group, and, in general, contributing to the life of the Center. Title, salary, and benefits will be commensurate with rank and experience.

Capitalism Studies is an emerging area of interdisciplinary teaching and research that engages critically with contemporary economic arrangements through diverse inquiries into the many forms of capitalism.

We encourage applications from scholars working on the following themes: financialization, work and social reproduction, post-capitalism, sustainability, racial capitalism, emergent infrastructures of capitalism, precarity and informality, ecology and political economy, global perspectives on inequality, and contemporary or historical perspectives on global reconfigurations of labor, trade, and finance.

More information about The New School for Social Research can be found at https://www.newschool.edu/nssr/
Information about the Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies can be found at:
http://blogs.newschool.edu/heilbroner-center/about/heilbroner-capitalism/

The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must hold a PhD – conferred no later than 2014 – in a humanities or social science discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Family: New School for Social Research
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants apply on-line using the faculty application on The New School human resources website http://careers.newschool.edu. Using our online application system, applicants must submit the following by February 15, 2018:
• Cover letter specifying availability and desired duration of position (fall 2018, spring 2019, or both)
• Curriculum vitae
• Personal statement of no more than 5 pages that includes a discussion of how the applicant will contribute to our curricula and programming, along with a description of current research
• Course description or syllabus outline for a proposed graduate seminar (please note that resources may be available for guest speakers and appropriate pedagogical innovations)
• Writing sample of no more than 40 pages, based on current research

Applicants may be contacted at the discretion of the search committee for additional materials.

Posting Date: 12/19/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Course Proposal Document
  5. Writing Sample
Optional Documents