Cornell University, International and Comparative Labor

Position ID:Cornell-International and Comparative Labor-ILRLABOR [#14116, WDR-00020051]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Labor Movements and Collective Representation - ILR School, Cornell University
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Labor and Employment / Labor and Employment trends, Labor policy, Worker training
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/07/25, finished 2020/04/01, listed until 2019/10/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in Labor Movements and Collective Representation to begin August 2020. Applicants should have research and teaching interests related to labor movements or other forms of collective worker representation. A demonstrated potential for high quality teaching and research leading to publication in top-tier journals is essential. At the time of appointment, applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in industrial relations, sociology, political science, anthropology, management, or other related disciplines.


General information on the ILR School can be obtained at our web site: Our faculty includes scholars from a number of disciplinary backgrounds who study a broad range of issues related to work, labor, and employment.


Cornell University is an equal opportunity employer, and women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vita, research statement, teaching statement, diversity and inclusion statement, writing sample, and three reference letters.


Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Prof. Virginia Doellgast (, Prof. Kate Griffith ( ), Prof. Shannon Gleeson (, or Prof. Sarosh Kuruvilla (

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. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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Further Info:
375 Ives Faculty Building
Ithaca, NY 14853

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