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Assistant Professor of Economics & Public Policy – Tenure Track or Tenured
The Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy and Department of Economics
Cornell University

The Brooks School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics at Cornell University invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Economics & Public Policy. We seek to hire a scholar working on policy-relevant topics with promise for excellence in research and teaching.

The successful candidate will have an appointment in the Department of Economics and the Brooks School.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics, Public Policy, or related field.

We will begin reviewing applications after November 7, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, samples of written work, research statement, teaching statement. We ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials.

Pay Range: $76,200 to $211,000. The hiring offer for this position may be higher depending on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills.

Questions about the position and the search can be sent to the search committee chair, Douglas Miller,

To Apply:

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy was established in 2021 to tackle the most pressing policy challenges we face in the U.S. and globally. To advance this goal, we are hiring world-class research scholars across a variety of disciplines who are oriented toward policy engagement and impact.

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.


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