Cornell University, Yang Tan Institute

Position ID:Cornell-YTI-EVALASSYTI [#23362, WDR-00033918]
Position Title: Evaluation Associate – Yang-Tan Institute, Cornell University
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Economics / I2- Education and Research Institutions, J7 Labor Discrimination
Labor and Employment / Labor and Employment trends, Labor policy, Worker training
Salary Range:$69,500 - $85,000 commensurate with experience, qualifications and location
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/10/19)
Position Description:   Remote  

Position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the campus of Cornell University, or can be based remotely.

 The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Senior Extension/Extension Associate in the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the Extension/Outreach Division.

 Our Team:

The Yang-Tan Institute (YTI) conducts research and provides continuing education and technical assistance on many aspects of disability in the workplace. Researchers and practitioners at YTI have helped companies, labor organizations, government agencies, schools, and communities throughout the United States and abroad to accommodate and integrate individuals with disabilities. Our team consults with business and industry, and with policy makers, educators, disability advocates, and rehabilitation practitioners.

 What you will do:

This position will conduct program evaluation, research, and dissemination activities in support of several research projects funded to the Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI). The position will be responsible for the design and implementation of research studies, communicating summary research findings to team members, writing of research and evaluation reports for funding agencies, and scholarly publications for submission to peer-reviewed journals, contributing to proposal grant writing, and assisting with annual project reporting across a number of YTI projects. 

 Senior Extension/Extension Associate is a full-time, academic, non-tenure track, term position with an initial appointment through December 31, 2024. The position may be re-appointed based on recommendations by the appropriate YTI Leadership and Associate Dean for Outreach, as well as available funding and work. Position rank will be determined by qualifications and experience.

 More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site, and the Yang-Tan Institute at

 What we need:

  • Advanced degree (Master's, Doctorate, or law degree) in program evaluation, rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology, organizational psychology, economics, education, applied social science research or related field.
  • Minimum two years of experience and demonstrated competency in qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
  • Minimum two years of experience and demonstrated competency in program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to data collection and analysis, instrument design, conducting observational field research, writing of research reports and manuscripts for publication.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and experience teaching adult learners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in collaborative environments and to contribute to the innovation and outcome success of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct extensive literature reviews in target areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in collaborative environments and to contribute to the innovation and outcome success of a team.

 You will be a top candidate with our preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in program evaluation.
  • Formal educational preparation and experience working (3-5 years) in the area of employment and disability policy and workplace disability inclusion.
  • Demonstrated experience with implementation science, improvement science and statewide scale up initiatives.
  • Three or more years of experience in a research and program evaluation environment.
  • Proven ability to design and manipulate databases, use computer-based statistical and analytical applications, and be able to design outcome and impact studies.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and scholarly record in the employment and disability policy and/or workplace disability inclusion.
  • One or more years demonstrated experience in successful grant writing and grant management.
  • Extensive record of presentations to large audiences.
  • One or more years of experience translating research findings into user-friendly and accessible publications for stakeholder use.
  • Experience with grant writing.

Salary Range: $69,500.00 - $85,00.00 commensurate with experience, qualifications, and location.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cornell appreciates employees with great rewards & benefits:

Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.

Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

To Apply:

Interested parties should submit a vita and letter of application describing qualifications and research agenda, teaching/training experience, and Diversity & Inclusion Statement.

This is an academic, full-time, non-tenure track benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY on the campus of Cornell University, or can be based remotely.

Familiarize yourself with Cornell’s COVID-19 workplace guidance as well as the university’s COVID-19 services and information.

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:
email address
201G Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853