Cornell University, Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy-TTAPHEALTHEQUITYPP [#23338, WDR-000]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Equity and Public Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Public Policy
Health Policy
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Equity and Public Policy 
Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy 

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Health Equity and Public Policy. We seek an early career social scientist whose research and teaching interests address policy-relevant issues relating to health equity. We welcome applicants with scholarly training and expertise in public policy and health policy. The successful candidate will be part of a major hiring initiative at Cornell’s new Brooks School of Public Policy. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in a field related to Public Policy and/or Health Policy. 

We will begin reviewing applications on November 15th, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include: (a) Cover letter; (b) Curriculum vitae; (c) Research statement; (d) Teaching statement; (e) Up to three examples of written work(s); (f) Statement of contribution to diversity; and (g) Names of three references (final candidates will be asked to submit letters later). 

Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the search committee co-chairs, Dr.’s Jamila Michener and Jeff Niederdeppe.

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The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy is tackling complex U.S. and global societal challenges, including health inequity. We develop practical solutions that policymakers and other decisionmakers can use to improve the health, wellbeing, and prosperity of our population. Cornell University established the Brooks School in 2021 and is positioning it to quickly become a leading school of public policy with expertise in areas that resonate with Cornell’s unique strengths as an academic institution. In service to these goals, we seek to hire several world-class public policy research scholars oriented toward policy engagement and impact across a variety of disciplines. There will be ample opportunity for researchers to work collaboratively through the university-wide Cornell Center for Health Equity (CCHEq). 

This position may be supported by Cornell University’s FIRST program (Cornell FIRST), via a grant from the NIH’s Common Fund’s Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program, to recruit early-career faculty who have a demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence. “Inclusive excellence” refers to cultures that establish and sustain scientific environments that cultivate and benefit from a full range of talent.

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. New hires are also required to have and provide proof of their vaccine booster within 30 days of the start of their employment or within 30 days of eligibility for the vaccine booster.

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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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