Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Labor Relations 
Job Posted: 4 August 2023
Company: Global Labor and Work Department, ILR School - Cornell University
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Ithaca, NY


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The ILR School at Cornell University is searching for a labor relations scholar at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. The Global Labor and Work department is looking for candidates who can support our growing diverse student body through advising and inclusive teaching approaches. This is a tenure track position at a rank fitting with the candidate’s record of accomplishments. Candidates should have a record of high-quality research published in top tier refereed outlets as well as the ability to teach effectively to both undergraduates and graduate students on the Cornell Ithaca campus.

We especially welcome applicants who have studied one or more of the following topics in the United States or internationally: union growth and decline, labor movements and collective representation, collective bargaining, strikes, dispute resolution, alternative labor models and approaches, unions’ influence on political processes, international labor standards, or labor and the environment. We are interested in employment relations, broadly-defined. Scholars from a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to, industrial relations, sociology, political science, and economics, are encouraged to apply.The ILR School ( is the world’s leading college focused on work, employment, and labor issues. Our faculty come from an array 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.

Salary Range $76,200.00 - $211,000.00 commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.

Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions and superior retirement contributions.

Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information click here.

Interested candidates should submit a vita, statements explaining research and teaching capabilities, diversity and inclusion statement, and three reference letters.

Review of applications will begin October, 01 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Professor Ariel Avgar at [email protected].

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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