The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Cooper Union seeking Adjunct instructors for Fall 2013

The Cooper Union Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is currently seeking

Adjunct instructors for Fall 2013 to teach sections of “The Making of Modern Society:  The Development of Europe 1789-2001 in Global Context.”  This is a first semester sophomore history course.


All instructors attend a one-hour lecture on Monday morning 11-12 and then teach a two-hour section during the week.  Enrollments are capped at 18 students.


Cooper Union is located at 41 Cooper Square in the EastVillage.  Our term begins on Tuesday, September 6th and continues until Wednesday, December 21st.


The compensation is $1500 per instructional hour.  The compensation for one section (attendance at Monday lecture plus teaching one two-hour class) is $4500.  Highly experienced instructors may be offered a second section of the course; compensation for two sections (attendance at Monday lecture plus teaching two-hour classes) is $7500.  All adjunct instructors have access to the Cooper Union/NYU Library consortium.


Please encourage advanced graduated students with teaching experience and recent Ph.D.’s to contact Dean William Germano ( with cc to Cynthia Hartling, Administrative Associate (  as soon as possible.


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