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

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy-ASSTASOCPROFSOCPP [#25542, WDR-00040129]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Sociology & Public Policy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Social Policy
Public Policy
Economic Sociology
Sociology (more...)
Salary Range:$76,000 to $309,900
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/09/08, updated 2023/09/01, listed until 2023/12/31)
Position Description:    

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Sociology & Public Policy
Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy
Cornell University

The Brooks School of Public Policy and the Department of Sociology at Cornell University invite applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Sociology & Public Policy. We seek scholars working on policy-relevant topics with demonstrated excellence (or for early career scholars, high potential for excellence) in research and teaching. We welcome applicants across all substantive areas of policy research but are particularly interested in those with scholarly expertise in data science, environment and sustainability, and/or race and racism. 

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary hiring initiative at Cornell’s new Brooks School of Public Policy and will be jointly appointed in their disciplinary home within the Department of Sociology. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology, Public Policy, or related field.

Materials should be submitted online to Academic Jobs Online at the following link:

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must include the required materials listed below. Note that junior candidates are asked to submit letters of reference while senior candidates are asked to submit names that may be contacted later in the process. Additionally, candidates may either submit a stand-alone statement that describes their experiences with, and or approaches to, fostering learning, research, service, and/or outreach in a diverse community, or they may include such information elsewhere in their application.

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy was established in 2021 to tackle the most pressing policy challenges we face in the U.S. and globally. To advance this goal, we are hiring world-class research scholars across a variety of disciplines who are oriented toward policy engagement and impact.

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

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
2301F MVR Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853