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August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Cornell University

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Cornell Center for the Social Sciences
Director, Cornell Center for the Social Sciences

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466366
Date Posted: 12/29/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Director, Cornell Center for the Social Sciences
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ithaca, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Social Sciences
Political Science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Cornell University seeks a visionary social scientist to serve as the new Director for the Cornell Center for the Social Sciences (CCSS). Charged with elevating Social Sciences research at the University, the Director of the CCSS oversees a suite of research infrastructure and grant initiatives. In tandem with a broader investment in the social sciences at Cornell University, the CCSS was launched in 2019 and the Provost has committed significant support for its growth of the CCSS over the next 5 years. The next Director will bring a clear vision of how to enhance disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, skills for connecting across Cornell’s wealth and breadth of research areas, a research profile indicative of the successful navigation of the external funding landscape, and focus and financial acumen for ensuring the CCSS’s long-term success. The Directorship of the CCSS is open to social scientists in any discipline with a strong record of external funding and research excellence; previous commitment to leadership of research initiatives is beneficial. For more information on the CCSS, visit:

There will be a periodic rolling review of all completed applications. Applications should be submitted online at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2021