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

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy-LSRLECON [#23998, WDR-00034763]
Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Economics
Appl Deadline: filled
Position Description:    

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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Economics

Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position in economics, starting mid-August 2023. This is a 9-month full-time appointment for two years with possibility of renewal, title to be commensurate with experience and qualifications. We seek a colleague to join our dynamic program and make strong teaching contributions in areas that support our public policy and economics areas.


The Brooks School of Public Policy is seeking an experienced instructor with a background in economics to teach courses to undergraduates and masters students. Ability to teach core courses in microeconomics, applied economics, and data analytics a plus. The successful applicant will also contribute to advising and communication. Additional opportunities for instruction in upper-level and professional development courses, summer session teaching, and distance learning are also available.


The successful candidate will have earned a PhD (or will soon earn a PhD) in economics or a related discipline; experience teaching undergraduate and/or professional (MPA, MPP, MHA) graduate students; evidence of ability to teach oral communication at the university level, oversee teaching assistants and internships, and develop and coordinate activities with other instructors.

Application Information: 

Applications are welcome and encouraged from candidates of all backgrounds, particularly from under-represented groups and identities. We have a vibrant culture that values inclusion, diversity, honor, and integrity. Interested applicants should submit a 1) letter of interest briefly summarizing background, qualifications, and interest in position; 2) CV; 3) teaching statement outlining experience, interests, and goals; 4) statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and 5) names and contact information for three references.

Materials should be submitted online to Academic Jobs Online at the following link:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Initial review priority will be given to applications received by February 15, 2023. For questions regarding the position, please contact Search Committee Chair, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Maria Fitzpatrick.

The Brooks School of Public Policy, launched in September 2021, harnesses the university’s wide-ranging expertise in public policy teaching, research and engagement into a shared academic home. Various established policy-focused institutes and programs from across the university are part of the school, boosting its scholarship and outreach activities. The Brooks School is introducing new and expanded undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional public policy courses and degrees.  The School’s faculty, with expertise on every region of the world, apply a global, interdisciplinary and problem-oriented focus to a broad set of public policy issues.  Building upon existing and developing academic strengths at Cornell, the school’s core areas of focus include data science and technology policy; environmental and sustainability policy; health policy; human security; inequality and social policy; the politics and economics of development; and race, racism and public policy.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches including positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area.

The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary community on the main campus in Ithaca, New York. 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. 

Cornell's global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853