Information Science, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-IS-FACNYCIS2016 [#7820]
Position Title: Tenure-track faculty positions (all levels)
Position Location:New York, New York 10044, United States, New York 10044, United States [map]
Subject Area: Information Science
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/06, finished 2016/09/06, listed until 2016/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Cornell Information Science Department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at Cornell Tech, Cornell University's new campus in New York City. Cornell Tech is a graduate research and education campus focused on creating pioneering leaders and technologies for the digital age. This search includes Cornell faculty positions that are part of the Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech. However, it does not include faculty positions at the Ithaca campus, which require a separate application at FACITHACAIS2016.

We invite applicants at any rank, including the ranks of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research and education.  In keeping with the mission of Cornell Tech, applicants must also have a strong interest in activities that reach beyond academia for external engagement and impact, in areas that may include technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, or activities with non-profit organizations, government and policy issues, international programs, or pre-college (K-12) education (significant record for senior positions).

We are interested in exceptional applicants from any area related to the department's current research trajectories and priorities; these include human-computer interaction (HCI) and design; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and computer-mediated communication (CMC); social computing; information policy; network science; computational social science; digital humanities; the history and anthropology of computing and data; the interface of economics and information; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; human-robot interaction (HRI); ubiquitous computing; data science and its implications; information visualization; the sociology of organizations and innovation; and information science approaches to societal challenges. In addition to the areas of work listed above, we are particularly interested in individuals whose work fits into one of the three initial hubs at Cornell Tech (Connective Media, Healthier Life, and Built Environment).

We will begin reviewing and interviewing candidates immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita (CV), brief statements describing research, teaching, and external engagement, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. In the cover letter, CV, or research statement, applicants should identify a small set of their most significant pieces of work.

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.

Cornell University is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution, with its main campus in Ithaca, NY, its medical campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and its Cornell Tech campus in New York City. The University's staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.  Further information about Cornell's Information Science Department and Cornell Tech may be found at http://www.infosci.cornell.edu and http://tech.cornell.edu.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.infosci.cornell.edu/
email
607-255-6571
 
Cornell University
Information Science Department
236 Gates Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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