Senior Research / Research Associate – Disability Scoop Jobs

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The position is located in Ithaca, NY, within the ILR School on the Cornell University campus, or may be remotely based.

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Principal Investigator / Research Associate at the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the Extension Division / Outreach.

This position is responsible for extension research activities and administration in one or more thematic research areas. The Principal Investigator / Research Associate is responsible for independently designing, developing and delivering research and related services that are closely aligned with the strategic mission and core values ​​of YTI and the ILR School. The Principal Investigator / Research Associate will be responsible for contributing to the writing of research reports and scholarly publications for submission to peer-reviewed journals. This position reports to the Associate Director of Research at YTI.

The Principal Research / Research Associate is a full-time, academic, non-permanent, term position with an initial appointment until December 31, 2024. The position may be reappointed based on the recommendations of the respective Project Director , the YTI the associate director of research, the director of the YTI and the associate dean of outreach as well as funding and work available. The rank of the position will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Project Emphasis: This position will conduct program evaluation, research and dissemination activities in support of several research projects funded by the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI). The position will be responsible for the design and implementation of research studies, communicating summary research results to team members, conducting literature reviews, writing research reports and review for funding agencies and scholarly publications to submit to peer-reviewed journals, contributing to the grant of the proposal. writing and assisting in the writing of annual project reports on a number of ongoing YTI projects.

More information about the ILR school can be obtained on our website, and the Yang-Tan Institute at

• Doctorate in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology, organizational psychology, education, program evaluation, applied research in social sciences or related field.
• Minimum of three years of experience and demonstrated competence in qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
• Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams, providing independent critical thinking while taking into account diverse opinions and approaches.
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to qualitative data collection and analysis, statistical data analysis, instrument design, conduct observational field research, report writing research and manuscripts for publication.
• Proven ability to use and learn different software packages and web tools.
• Demonstrated ability to conduct in-depth literature reviews in target areas.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in collaborative environments and contribute to innovation and successful team results.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Formal and in-depth educational preparation (3 to 5 years) in the field of employment and disability policy and disability inclusion in the workplace
• Two or more years of experience in a research and program evaluation environment.
• Proven ability to design and operate databases, use computerized statistical and analytical applications and design results and impact studies.
• Demonstrated ability to teach and make presentations to large audiences.
• Demonstrated writing ability and scientific record in the employment and disability policy and / or disability inclusion in the workplace
• One or more years of demonstrated experience writing and managing successful grants.
• Vast portfolio of presentations to a large audience.
• One or more years of experience translating research results into user-friendly and accessible publications for use by stakeholders.
• One or more years of experience designing distance and / or online learning tools for professional development and planning purposes.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Rewards and Benefits:
Cornell offers great perks including educational perks, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, choice of health care options, generous provisions for paid holidays and higher pension contributions.
Cornell has also been recognized nationally as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellness, sustainability and diversity initiatives. For more information, click here.

This is an academic, full-time, non-tenured, tenure-based opportunity located in Ithaca, NY on the Cornell University campus, or can be remotely based.

Diversity and inclusion are part of Cornell University’s legacy. We are a recognized employer and educator who values ​​AA / EEO, protected veterans and people with disabilities. We also recognize a legal 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 academics, students and staff conveys an unusual sense of a larger purpose and brings creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement.

Effective immediately, all new Cornell hires, regardless of workplace, must be fully immunized with an FDA or WHO approved or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have been granted a disability / medical exemption. or religious approved by the university before December 8, 2021, or before their start date if after December 8.

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To apply:
Interested parties should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of application outlining qualifications and research program, as well as teaching experience. Application documents should be submitted via Academic Jobs Online:

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