Assistant or Associate Professor in Conflict Resolution
Job Posted: 11 October 2017
Company: Cornell University
Closing Date: 1 November 2017 or until filled
Location: Ithaca, NY

The ILR School at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of conflict resolution at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (with tenure) level to begin August 2018. Applicants should have research and teaching interests related to topics in the area of conflict resolution, such as arbitration, mediation, negotiation, conflict management, or dispute resolution. Applicants can have research interests at various levels of analysis, including conflict at the societal, organizational, small group, or individual level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or J.D.) in a relevant field, such as industrial relations, organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, organization studies, management, law, or other related discipline.  Evidence of very strong research and teaching potential is essential.

The ILR School is the world’s leading college focused on work, employment, and labor issues. Information about the ILR School is available at Our faculty includes leading scholars from a number of disciplinary backgrounds who study a broad range of issues related to labor, employment, and organizations. A successful candidate’s appointment will be either in the ILR School’s Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History; the Department of Organizational Behavior; the Department of Human Resource Management; the Department of International and Comparative Labor; or in the Department of Labor Economics.

The ILR School is home to the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution. The Scheinman Institute is the nation’s leading center for the study of workplace conflict resolution, engaging in a broad range of research, teaching, and outreach activities: The Scheinman Institute has existing relationships with leading organizations in the conflict resolution field, which provide research opportunities for its associated faculty. A successful candidate will be expected to participate in and contribute to the activities of the Scheinman Institute.
Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

To be considered, please apply at Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests, a vita, a writing sample, and three references.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled.  Questions about this position can be directed to Professor Harry Katz at [email protected].