Position Announcement – Open-Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

The Department of Policy Analysis and Management in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University is seeking to hire a faculty member in Demography and Public Policy. Rank is open. This is a tenure-track position. The position will involve research and teaching on population-related topics. The Department of Policy Analysis and Management provides opportunities to advise and teach undergraduate and graduate students in population studies and to work with graduate students in the Cornell Population Center and allied doctoral fields (e.g., Sociology, Development Sociology, Human Development) in the University. Position is in an applied multidisciplinary department with core concentrations in the areas of family and social welfare, health, and consumer policy. Faculty members are drawn from economics, sociology, health services, public policy, and other related fields. The department offers a bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. in public policy and a master’s degree in health administration. It also offers undergraduate and graduate minors in Demography. The research environment offers ample opportunity for faculty collaborations, both within the department and across the university as part of the Cornell Population Program.

Salary is negotiable, depending on rank, experience, and qualifications. Competitive benefits package.



A Ph.D. in Sociology, Demography, Human Development, Public Health, Public Policy or allied field is required. Candidates should have a strong multidisciplinary orientation, with interests in policy-relevant empirical research and teaching in the area of demography and demographic behavior. Candidates with interests if one or more of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: population health, including sexual and reproductive health; children, youth, and adolescence; demography of crime and punishment; poverty and welfare policy; and racial, gender, and spatial inequality. The promise or demonstrated record of external funding is expected. Review of applications will begin on August 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter and vita through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/27347. For further information, please contact Daniel Lichter at dtl28@cornell.edu or Christopher Wildeman at christopher.wildeman@cornell.edu.