Department of Communication, Cornell University, and
Jacobs Technion- Cornell Innovation Institute

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Communication-ASSOCIATEORFULLPROFESSOR [#2844, WDR-00001275]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor of Communication (Department of Communication / Jacobs Institute)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Communications
Information Technology & Systems
Appl Deadline:2017/04/30** finished (posted 2015/07/26, finished 2017/09/05, listed until 2017/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Associate or Full Professor of Communication

Department of Communication / The Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and Cornell Tech

Cornell University

A faculty position in the Department of Communication is available at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute (Jacobs Institute) at the new Cornell Tech campus located in New York City. 

Candidates may come from the field of Communication or a related discipline, with interests in social media, computer-mediated communication, human-computer interaction, media policy, media psychology, media institutions, and/or similar topics. At the Cornell Tech campus, this individual will contribute to multidisciplinary research and education in these areas, bringing together researchers and graduate students from communication, engineering, computer science, management, and other fields, as well as local industry and businesses, the focal point of which being the 'connective media' hub.

The individual will be based in New York City, and her/his tenure home will be in the Department of Communication, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, at the Ithaca campus. The position is open to senior candidates qualified for tenured status at the Associate Professor or Professor level.

Until relocated to its eventual home on Roosevelt Island, the campus is temporarily located in the Chelsea section of Manhattan.

This position is a 9-month tenured appointment. The start date will be negotiated. 


Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or closely aligned field, must have an ability to conduct outstanding research and teaching. In keeping with the mission of Cornell Tech and the Jacobs Institute, applicants must also have a strong interest in, and a record of activities that reach beyond academia for external engagement and impact, in areas that may include technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, or activities with non-profit organizations, government and policy issues, international programs, or pre-college (K-12) education.

Salary and Benefits:

Cornell offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Support for start-up research costs will be available. 


Cornell strives to promote diversity across its student, staff, and faculty communities. Women and members of communities traditionally underrepresented in academe are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. Please apply via Academic Jobs Online ( Applications will be reviewed as received, continuing until a suitable applicant is identified.

For questions or additional information about this position, please contact Professor Sue Fussell, Search Committee Chair, at

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Knowledge with Public Purpose

Cornell University is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution, with its main campus in Ithaca, NY, its medical campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and its new Cornell Tech campus in New York City.  The University's staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach. Further information is available for Cornell’s Department of Communication, Cornell Tech and the Jacobs Institute.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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:
Dr. Sue Fussell
Department of Communication
Cornell University
468 Mann Library Building
Ithaca, NY, 14853

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