Sociology, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Sociology-POSTDOC [#9287]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Sociology / Economic and Organizational Sociology
Starting Date:2017/08/15
Appl Deadline:2017/07/20* finished (posted 2017/06/22, listed until 2017/07/20)
Position Description:    

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

Postdoctoral Fellow

-The Center for the Study of Economy and Society – Department of Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca NY 14853

-Emergence of Economic Institutions and Organizations of Capitalism in China

A full-time postdoctoral position is available at the Center for the Study of Economy and Society. Our research focus is on the emergence of economic institutions and organizations of modern capitalism in the Yangzi Delta Region of China. This is a decade long study collecting longitudinal survey data on entrepreneurs and firms and lab-in-the-field behavioral experiments and games.

We are looking for highly qualified and motivated candidates with strong backgrounds in economic and organizational sociology, quantitative social science, or related social science subfield for a two-year postdoctoral position. Experience in network analysis, panel data, or behavioral experiments would be advantageous for the position.

Required education: Doctorate (Strong candidates with soon to be completed doctorates will be considered.)

To Apply: Please submit a CV and a cover letter outlining your research interests, and how they might contribute to our study. Please also provide two letters of recommendation. Applications and letters of recommendation should be sent to Search Committee, Center for the Study of Economy and Society, Department of Sociology, Cornell University by email to:

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Further Info:
323 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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