Cornell University, Cornell Tech

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Tech-SRA [#27023]
Position Title: Senior Research Associate
Position Type:Other
Position Location:New York, New York 10004, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Urban Tech
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/01/18, updated 2024/01/17, listed until 2024/07/26)
Position Description:    

Senior Research Associate for the Urban Tech Hub at Cornell Tech

Essential Functions for the Senior Research Associate include:

1. Local Infrastructure Hub webinars (25% — approx. 1 day/week) ● develop event content ● speaker recruitment ● prepare event summaries ● event coordination support will be provided by UTH admin staff/fellows/students

2. Research Development (25% — approx. 1 day/week) ● engage with Cornell Tech leadership, faculty, and UT fellows to develop project ideas suitable for external funding ● identify and assess external funding opportunities ● identify and secure commitments from external research collaboration partners ● when appropriate support proposal preparation and coordination with Cornell OSP

3. Ecosystem Engagement + Education (25% — approx. 1 day/week) ● develop content strategy for Urban Tech Summit ○ thematic and program development ○ speaker recruitment ○ prepare and deliver opening address ● curate and conduct Future of Urban AI webinar series (Fall 2023) ● teach Smart Cities class (Spring 2024)

4. Speculative Research + Research Support (25% — approx. 1 day/week) ● horizon scanning studies TBD ● Atlas of Urban Tech ● mentor fellows


● PhD in Urban Studies or similar discipline

Pay Range:

● $89,700 - $132,500

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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.

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