Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-CollegeofArts&Scienc-SRSUSTAIN [#12667, WDR-00017024]
Position Title: Senior Scholar in Sustainability
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Comparative Literature
Africana Studies
Sociology (more...)
Appl Deadline:* finished (2018/11/26, finished 2019/11/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The College of Arts & Sciences at Cornell University welcomes applications for a full-time faculty position for a distinguished senior scholar in sustainability with a focus on the environmental humanities and/or social sciences. This search is part of the Provost’s Initiative for Radical Collaboration in Sustainability to recruit a number of senior faculty in this area across the university, with a 50% responsibility to Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future during the first 5 years of appointment.

Candidates must be leaders in their field and have a demonstrated commitment toward working across disciplines to help change opinions, practices, products, or policies in the world, as well as a strong desire to engage in program building both inside and outside of Cornell. Research agendas identified as priorities include increasing food security, reducing climate risks, accelerating energy transitions, and achieving one health, though we seek broad and innovative thinkers in any area of sustainability.

Applicants should apply online at Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of written work, and the names of three references. We will begin to review applications starting November 26, 2018, and will continue until the search is complete. Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

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. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
College of Arts and Sciences
147 Goldwin Smith Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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