Cornell University, Center for Applied Research on Work (CAROW)

Position ID:Cornell-Center for Applied Research on Work (CAROW)-PDOSSIIHEALTHCARE [#22479, WDR-00033095]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate - Outreach Strategic Initiatives Incubator - ILR School, Cornell University
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Labor and Employment
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2022/08/25)
Position Description:    

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The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Associate at the Outreach Strategic Initiatives Incubator (OSII).

Our Team:

The goal of OSII is to provide support for initiatives that cut across our Outreach units and to enhance opportunities for collaboration across our centers, institutes, and programs.

What you will do:

This position will work on various research and writing projects related to home health care workers. Working together with a multidisciplinary team, the position will entail, among other things, the design of research studies that examine the role that communication technology plays in affecting home care worker outcomes.

Responsibilities include: the utilization of direct data provided by Health Care agencies, and other secondary data sources; use and analysis of quantitative data in concert with extensive in-depth literature reviews and related written summaries targeting topics trends in service delivery; completion of human subjects review requests to the Cornell IRB; design of interview and focus groups protocols; analysis of qualitative data results from interviews and focus groups; survey design, data collection, and analysis; analysis of relevant secondary data; writing of reports, scholarly articles, grant applications, as well as research-to-practice briefs, and practitioner journal articles.

The incumbent will work under the supervision of Professor Ariel Avgar supporting Future of Home Health Care Work research project. The position will commence on October 1, 2022, for a 12-month appointment, with the possibility of renewal for another 12-month period based on available funding and work.

Postdoctoral Associate is a full-time, academic, non-tenure track, term position with an initial one-year appointment. The position may extension for second year, depending on available funding and work.

 More information about the ILR School can be obtained at our web site,

 What we need:

·       Applicant must have a doctorate in labor relations, sociology, management, economics, applied statistics or related fields. 

·       Applicant must have demonstrated interest and scholarly efforts in health care, labor relations or other related topics.  

·       Applicants must have experience in the handling and organization of large data sets. 

·       Familiarity with analysis of panel or longitudinal data and working with multilevel models is valued.

·       Additional skills with mixed methods research on related topics, including surveys, interviews, focus groups is preferred, but not required.

·       Must have expertise in using statistical software such as STATA, R, SAS or SPSS.

 Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Cornell appreciates employees with great rewards & benefits:

Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.

Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a vita, a research statement, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and three reference letters. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Professor Ariel Avgar at

This is an academic, full-time, non-tenure track benefits eligible term opportunity located in Ithaca, NY on the campus of Cornell University.

As part of the university's comprehensive vaccination program, all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 primary vaccination or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing primary vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire's vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Human Resources Office
621 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853