Cornell University, Romance Studies

Position ID:Cornell-ROMS-POSTDOC24 [#27347]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Anthropology / Social Anthropology
Politics / Biopolitics
Romance Studies / Italian
Global Health
Salary Range:$56,484-$80,000 Actual salary offers in the College of Arts and Sciences will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills.
Appl Deadline:2014/04/15 11:59PMhelp popup filled (posted 2024/03/14, listed until 2024/09/14)
Position Description:    

The Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University is seeking a postdoctoral researcher for a multidisciplinary project with a focus on social anthropology, biopolitics, and the question of global health after Covid, with a particular emphasis on India and Italy. This one-year position has a start date of July 1, 2024. 

The candidate will be affiliated to the Cornell University New Frontier Grant project, “The Biopolitics of Global Health after Covid.” They will work with the principal investigator, Professor Timothy Campbell, and a team of world-renowned researchers to examine the Covid-19 pandemic’s effects on how global public health is understood and practiced, with a comparative eye on social parameters in the Global North and South. 

 Cornell University and Shiv Nadar University in New Delhi are collaborators on the project. Primary workplace is Cornell University’s Ithaca, NY campus. International travel to and on-site collaboration with co-PI, Professor Yasmeen Arif, are required for up to 3 months during Fall 2024. The candidate must obtain and maintain a valid visa for the duration of the stay in India. Shiv Nadar University will host the stay and can assist in these efforts.

More specifically, the position will consist of: 
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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.

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Further Info:
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Department of Romance Studies
K161 Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3201