Associate or Full Professor of Government and Public Policy

Cornell University
  • Location
    Ithaca, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 23

Position description

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. 

The Brooks School of Public Policy and the Department of Government at Cornell University invite applications for an Associate, or Full Professor of Government & Public Policy. We seek scholars studying topics that center race/racism and public policy. We welcome applicants from all subfields of political science who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching. We also welcome applications from advanced assistant professors who would be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor. 

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary hiring initiative at Cornell's new Brooks School of Public Policy and will be jointly appointed in their disciplinary home within the Department of Government. This position is 50% research and 50% teaching and advising. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Political Science, Public Policy, or related field. 

We will begin reviewing applications on September 26th, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include: (a) Cover letter; (b) Curriculum vitae; (c) up to three examples of written work(s); (d) Statement of contribution to diversity. Candidates advancing to later review stages will be asked to provide names of references. Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the search committee chair, Dr. Jamila Michener. 

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy is tackling complex U.S. and global societal challenges. We develop practical solutions that policymakers and other decisionmakers can use to improve the health and prosperity of our population. We are doing this in ways that resonate with Cornell's unique strengths as an institution to quickly position the Brooks School as a leading school of public policy in the U.S. In service to these goals, we seek to hire several world-class public policy research scholars oriented toward policy engagement and impact. 

Pay Range: 

Pay Ranges: 

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Prior relevant work or industry experience. 

Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. 

Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary) 

Unique applicable skills. 

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