The Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) invites applications to fill a tenure-track/tenured faculty position (at the assistant, associate or full professor level) in Labor and Employment Law, to begin August 2022. The ILR School is looking for candidates who can support our growing diverse student body through advising and inclusive teaching approaches. This is a tenure-track or tenured position at a rank fitting with the candidate’s record of accomplishments. Candidates should have a record of high-quality research published in leading academic journals, or the potential for such research publications. Candidates should also have the ability to teach effectively to both undergraduates and graduate students on the Cornell Ithaca campus.
At the time of appointment, applicants must have completed a J.D. and/or a Ph.D. in law, labor relations, sociology, political science, or other related disciplines. We especially welcome candidates who are able to teach the undergraduate and graduate-level course requirement on U.S. Labor and Employment Law (covering primarily the NLRA and employment discrimination law). Faculty elective courses, as well as faculty research agendas, are based on their expertise and interests, which may include labor law, employment discrimination, wage and hour, health and safety, international labor law, and other areas related to labor and employment law.
The ILR School (www.ilr.cornell.edu) is the world’s leading college focused on work, employment, and labor issues. Our faculty come from a number of disciplinary backgrounds and study a broad range of issues related to labor, employment, and organizations. Cornell University is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.
We seek applicants whose record in research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to Cornell’s historical commitment to diversity.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vita, statements explaining research and teaching capabilities, diversity and inclusion statement, and three reference letters. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
Candidates can apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo?joblist---3292-18974.
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Professor Risa Lieberwitz at RLL5@cornell.edu.
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.