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Job ID: 115764

Professor of Sustainability
Cornell University

Date Posted Nov. 14, 2018
Title Professor of Sustainability
University Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, United States
Department College of Arts & Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Economics - Resources
    Environmental Policy
    Government - Policy/Public Affairs
    Political Science - General
    Urban Studies and Planning

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. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Contact Information

  • Kim Stockton
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Cornell University
    147 Goldwin Smith Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853
  • 607-255-4146
  • 607-255-8463


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