Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Labor Relations, ILR School, Cornell University

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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Labor Relations, ILR School, Cornell University

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 $93,800.00 - $229,800.00, ILR School's hiring offer for this position may be higher depending on education, experience, discipline and relevant skills.

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Interested candidates should submit a vita, statements explaining research and teaching capabilities, diversity and inclusion statement , and three reference letters. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Professor Ariel Avgar at

Pay Range:

$76,200.00 - $211,000.00

Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

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