Cornell University, Sociology

Position ID:Cornell-Sociology-APS [#19102, WDR-00027313]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Sociology / Computational Social Science, Economic Sociology, Immigration, Race/Ethnicity, Social Networks
Appl Deadline:2021/09/15 11:59PMhelp popup** filled (posted 2021/08/04, listed until 2022/02/28)
Position Description:   URMs  

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As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 primary vaccination or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

The Department of Sociology at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in sociology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We welcome applicants whose work supports and extends our existing strengths in the substantive areas of economic sociology, immigration, and race/ethnicity, as well as computational social science and social network analysis. Within these subfields, we seek scholars with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching who will broaden the research and teaching range of the Department as well as contribute to Cornell University’s historical commitment to diversity.

The position begins July 1, 2022. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by that date. Applicants should apply online by September 15, 2021 at the latest. We encourage early applications. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to three writing samples, a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, a Teaching Statement (no longer than two pages), and the names of three references who can submit letters for you upon our request. We will begin to review applications starting September 16th and continue until the search is complete.

Questions about the position and the search can be sent to

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.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

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