Cornell University, Human Development

Position ID:Cornell-HD-AAFPSN [#7264, WDR-00007560]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Aging / Public Health, Health Services Research
Cognitive Neuroscience
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Development
Psychology / Social Psychology, Personality, and/or Emotion broadly defined (more...)
Appl Deadline:2018/05/31help popup** finished (2016/04/28, finished 2018/12/23)
Position Description:    

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


The Department of Human Development in the College of Human Ecology ( seeks applicants for an open tenure-track professor position in the area of Social Networks. This position extends a major building program in the Department that has resulted in eight significant hires in recent years. The Department has a broad base in normative developmental psychology and sociology that includes social, personality, cognitive, emotional, and biological domains. In addition, the Department has six particularly strong emphases that cut across these content domains: (1) Aging & Health, (2) Cognitive Development, (3) Culture & Diversity, (4) Neuroscience, (5) Law, Psychology, & Human Development, (6) Social & Personality Development. Individuals whose work encompasses at least two of these areas are of particular interest.  The department also maintains significant research bridges with the Medical campus in New York City.

Responsibilities include teaching three courses per year (typically two undergraduate and one graduate), supervising student research, and maintaining a rigorous, highly productive program of empirical research that maintains and builds the department’s international reputation.



  • PhD or MD;
  • Demonstrated research excellence in areas including, but not limited to Aging and Health, Cognitive Development, Culture & Diversity, Neuroscience, Law, Psychology & Human Development, Social & Personality Development;
  • Interest or experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Research excellence should be demonstrated by a strong record of publication in recognized journals in the field and a history of externally supported research, commensurate with rank

For consideration, please upload a cover letter, vita, statement of research and teaching interests, three representative publications, and three letters of reference in Academic Jobs Online 

Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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.

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Further Info:
G421 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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