Taylor Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology/Science & Technology Studies
Cornell University - Anthropology/S&TS
January 5, 2018
Ithaca, New York
Starting at 60000.00
Full Time - Faculty, Non-Tenure Track
The Departments of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University invite applications for the Sanford H. Taylor Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. We seek a scholar whose research and publications engage empirically, analytically, and theoretically with the intertwining of environment and health. We anticipate selecting a scholar whose work touches on themes of broad interest such as social justice, sustainability, resilience, and risk, including reflections upon the conceptual apparatus of environmental health itself. The geographic focus of research is open. We invite applications from scholars of Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, or allied fields, who will have been awarded their PhD no later than August 1st, 2018.
Taylor Fellows are appointed for 2 years and are expected to teach 3 courses during that time. One course would be focused in each of the collaborating departments with the third left to the discretion of the postdoctoral fellow. The successful candidate would be expected to participate in the intellectual life of both programs. Our departments are committed to the development of a campus climate that supports equity and diversity.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a dissertation abstract, three letters of recommendation, a sample course syllabus for a graduate or undergraduate semester-long course in their area of expertise, and a writing sample of approximately 20-25 pages.
We will begin to review manuscripts by Feb. 2, 2018, and will continue until the search is completed.
Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York, is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution. Its staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.
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Additional Salary Information: $6,000 in research funds available.
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Cornell University is composed of thirteen colleges and schools and the land grant university of New York State. Cornell’s unique combination of privately endowed and publically-financed units creates extraordinary resources for research, scholarship, and interdisciplinary education. Cornell is located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York about 220 miles northwest of New York City by roa...d and 220 miles from Toronto. The Department of Anthropology is in the College of Arts and Sciences which has 4,000 undergraduates, 1,500 graduate students, 600 faculty members, and 50 departments and programs. The University as a whole has about 19,000 students, 4,200 of whom are graduate students, 1,520 faculty members, and one of the largest research libraries in the country. The Department of Anthropology has 24 faculty members and offers degree programs at the BA, MA, and Ph.D. levels with 100 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Tenure track faculty members receive a full panoply of benefits including retirement, health, and a children’s tuition program. Tenure track faculty are entitled to study leaves with pay after 6 consecutive semesters of full-time teaching and sabbaticals after 12 semesters. The University provides benefits to legal; and domestic partners (same and opposite sex). Cornell is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.