The Department of Development Sociology in the College of Agriculture and Life
Sciences at Cornell University is seeking applicants for a tenure track
position in environmental sociology and spatial analysis.
Responsibilities: This position has 50% teaching and 50% research
responsibilities. Qualified applicants must have a demonstrated record of
scholarship focusing on the societal and spatial dimensions of contemporary
environmental change. Expertise in areas such as the interrelationships between
development and the environment; sociological examinations of climate change;
societal impact on ecosystems, and changing patterns of land use, is
particularly welcome. All methodological approaches designed to advance
quantitative spatial analysis are welcome, including but not limited to spatial
statistics, GIS and multiple methods. Ability to participate in and contribute
to inter-disciplinary projects is expected. The successful applicant will be
expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded
research program. Teaching will consist of 2.5 courses per academic year (2
courses one year; 3 the next) in the areas of sociology of the environment,
spatial analysis, and quantitative methods. More information on the research,
teaching and outreach interests in the Department of Development Sociology can
be found at: http://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu.
Start date: August, 2015
Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track)
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with background and experience
Qualifications: PhD in Sociology or related social science disciplines. The
candidate must have significant training in methods designed for and
appropriate to spatial analysis. Prior research experience examining
socio-environment relations and processes is required.
Applications: Candidates are requested to submit: (1) a cover letter that
describes research and teaching experience and plans; (2) a curriculum vitae
and (3) an example of written work (maximum of three; published preferred).
Candidates currently in a tenure track position should include the names of
three references who may eventually be contacted by the search committee; all
others should have three reference letters sent on their behalf at the time of
application. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2014 and will
continue until the position is filled. In order to receive full consideration,
all materials should be submitted by October 1st. Any questions specifically
regarding the job position should be directed to Professor Wendy Wolford,
Search Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit all application materials to
Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/4105.
Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and
innovative Ivy League university and New York’s land-grant institution. For
information about the home department, visit http://devsoc.cals.cornell.edu/.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and
employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.