Faculty Position - Assistant/Associate Professor of Veterinary Anatomic Pathology

[posted 11/12/12]


Located in Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University is a bold, innovative, inclusive and dynamic teaching and research university where staff, faculty, and students alike are challenged to make an enduring contribution to the betterment of humanity.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from highly motivated anatomic pathologists for a tenure track position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.  The successful candidate will join a large basic research and clinical department including 7 other anatomic pathologists who share necropsy and biopsy duty, train pathology residents, provide didactic instruction in the professional curriculum and conduct research in their area of expertise.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an investigator-driven discovery research program supplemented with clinical research, which may include case reports, retrospective case studies and/or collaborative research.  Cornell is a world renowned research university and the College of Veterinary Medicine is the main location of biomedical research on the Ithaca Campus.  Basic science research strengths include mammalian genomics, cancer biology, infectious disease, reproductive biology, basic and applied stem cell research, comparative and medical genomics, immunology, signal transduction, vaccine development, and structural biology.

Qualifications for this position include the DVM degree or equivalent and board certification or eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists or the equivalent. Salary and rank will be very competitive and commensurate with experience.  Cornell University, which lies in the heart of a vibrant community, embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts trainees of all races, ethnicities, and genders.  Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Cornell University also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2013, but is negotiable.  Please visit our website at www.vet.cornell.edu/biosci/ and click on the Section of Anatomic Pathology.  Informal inquiries to the chair of the search committee are welcome at anatomicpath@cornell.edu.

To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of intent specifying 1) qualifications, 2) experience, and 3) career goals along with a description of current and future research interests together with 3 letters of reference via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2257.  Review of applications will begin January 2, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Cornell University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.