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

Position ID:Cornell-Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy-POSTDOCPPPE [#27543]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate: Public Policy and Public Engagement
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Public Policy / Public Policy
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/04/24, updated 2024/04/23, listed until 2024/10/23)
Position Description:    

The Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate. We are seeking an independent and highly motivated researcher with expertise in public policy and interests in public engagement, the intersections between research and policymaking, and equitable approaches to public/policy engagement. The Postdoc Associate will work closely with Dr. Jamila Michener, Senior Associate Dean of Public Engagement. The specific responsibilities of the postdoc will include (but are not limited to) designing, supporting, and implementing programs related to public engagement among researchers, undergraduates and graduate students. Collecting data and conducting research related to public engagement in the policy process. Supporting and facilitating engagement with state and local community partners. There is no teaching associated with the position, but the Postdoctoral Associate will be expected to be an active contributor to a wide range of activities at the Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy. The Postdoctoral Associate will also be given mentorship and dedicated time to pursue their own scholarship.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate before starting the position. The fellowship has a 2-year term beginning on July 1, 2024. We especially welcome applicants with degrees in Public Policy or a related social science field. The most competitive candidates will have proficiency working collaboratively in multidisciplinary contexts. We strongly encourage underrepresented scholars who have been historically and structurally excluded from research and funding opportunities to apply. We value diversity and inclusion in our community and seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that attracts persons of all races, ethnicities, and genders.

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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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