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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Child Health Policy
Department of Policy Analysis and Management

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY
The Department of Policy Analysis and Management in the College of Human Ecology is seeking to hire faculty with particular interest in child health and wellbeing, for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level. Research responsibilities (50%) include empirical research in child health and wellbeing, related to our areas of expertise including family policy, social policy, health policy, and education policy. Potential areas of focus include racial and ethnic health disparities; the wellbeing of immigrant children; the criminal justice system and children; family influences on child health outcomes; health and wellbeing in young adulthood, including smoking, drinking, obesity and sexual behavior; and the influence of education policies on children. Teaching and advising responsibilities (50%) are in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Position is in an applied multidisciplinary department with a broad array of policy-oriented research interests, and with faculty members drawn from demography, economics, health services, psychology, public policy, sociology, and other disciplines. The department offers a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree in health administration, and a doctorate in policy analysis and management. Qualified faculty may also belong to the graduate field of human development or sociology, and supervise students in these doctoral programs.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a strong background and interest in research and teaching in child health and wellbeing. A Ph.D. in developmental psychology, public policy, sociology, or other related field is required.

Application Deadline: We are accepting applications through December 31, 2012 or until filled. For questions, please contact Rachel Dunifon at red26@cornell.edu. To apply, please submit a CV and two samples of research to: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/19562. For those applying at the level of assistant professor, three letters of recommendation should also be posted. For those applying at the level of associate or full professor, names of three references should be included. The search committee will not accept paper applications.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. We are interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service

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Ad has been online since November 15, 2012
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