Cornell University, Government Department

Position ID:Cornell-Government Department-VAP [#22806, WDR-00035439]
Position Title: LSP/GOVT Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Government / American Politics
Latina/o Studies / Latinx Politics
Appl Deadline:2023/07/01 11:59PMhelp popup (accepting applications posted 2022/09/15, listed until 2023/07/01)
Position Description:    

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine and booster or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

For additional information on Cornell's Vaccination/Booster Compliance Program click here.

The Latina/o Studies Program and the Department of Government at Cornell University invite applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2023, and continue through June 30, 2025. This limited term position is a joint appointment between the program and the department, with a shared 50/50 teaching load across the two units. Candidates must have a scholarly background and research focus in U.S. Latina/o/x studies. A Ph.D. is required no later than June 30, 2023.

Please submit electronic application materials, including a letter of application, curriculum vitae, Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (, samples of written work, a sample course syllabus for an undergraduate semester-long course in Latino Politics or other political science course with 100% content in Latina/o Studiesand contact information for three letters of recommendation, as well as teaching evaluations, if available.

Review of applications begins March 15, 2023, and will continue until the search is completed.

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 embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Government Department
Cornell University
214 White Hall
Ithaca NY 14853-7901