Cornell University, Yang Tan Institute

Position ID:Cornell-YTI-YTIPOSTDOC [#17144, WDR-00024046]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, ILR School Outreach/Extension Division - Cornell University
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Management and Organizations
Organizational Behavior
Labor and Employment / Labor and Employment trends
Management / Business Analysis, Human Resource, Innovation Management, land management, Land managment, Natural Resources Management, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management
Organizational Psychology / Employee Stress, Leadership, Motivation, Organizational Culture, Teams, Worker Affect
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/10/12, finished 2021/02/08)
Position Description:    

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

The position of Postdoctoral Associate within the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI) in the Extension/Outreach Division of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations is responsible for extension research activities.

The K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability is a research, extended education and technical assistance program of a national and regional scope that provides research, information and training on disability and the workplace.

This Postdoctoral Associate will work under the supervision of Professor Susanne Bruyère and will commence on January 1, 2021 for a 12-month appointment, with the possibility of renewal for another 12 months period (through December 31, 2022) based on available funding and work.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will work closely with YTI principal investigators on workplace disability inclusion-related federally funded research projects executing on the following tasks: extensive in-depth literature reviews and related written summaries targeting topics relevant to the research; completion of human subjects review requests to the Cornell IRB; design of interview and focus groups protocols; analysis of qualitative data results from interviews and focus groups; survey design, data collection, and analysis; analysis of relevant secondary data; writing of reports, scholarly articles, grant applications, as well as research-to-practice briefs, and practitioner journal articles.

• Applicant must have a doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Management or related fields.
• Preference for individuals have demonstrated interest and scholarly efforts on employment and disability-related fields, such as workplace disability inclusion policies and practices, employment disability discrimination, employment and disability policy, workplace disability accommodations, and other related topics.
• Ability to design and implementing mixed-methods approaches on related topics, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and analyzing secondary data sets.
• Ability to both work in teams, and independently write research papers, project reports, grant applications and research-to-practice articles is a key requirement.

This is a full-time academic position located in Ithaca, New York. During the COVID restrictions, this position will work remotely, until such time that the remote work restrictions are lifted based on University and unit guidelines.

This is a one-year appointment with possible extension for a second year, depending on available funding and work.

Limited visa sponsorship is available for this position.

To apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application outlining qualifications, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and contact information for three references.

Application review will begin November 1, 2020 and continue until position has been filled. Questions about this position should be directed to Professor Susanne Bruyère at

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.

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:
201G Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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