Academic Employment Opportunities

Faculty Position - Oncology Department of Clinical Sciences


[posted 02/07/12]


The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University invites applications for a tenure track position in the Section of Oncology.  Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and must be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology).  Preference will be given to applicants with post-graduate research training and demonstrated ability in research related to the specialty.  Starting salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

The successful candidate will join two Faculty members, three Residents and four Licensed Veterinary Technicians comprising the Section of Oncology.  The Section provides care for patients in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, a tertiary care service and teaching facility with a diverse caseload and an established referral base.  Clinical service and teaching responsibilities are distributed among the faculty members and residents.  Faculty are expected to develop and sustain a program in clinical, basic, and/or translational research.  Cornell is a world-class research institution with extensive research facilities and opportunities on campus for collaboration with basic scientists of all disciplines. The Cornell Center for Microenvironment and Metastasis on campus and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City provide a large pool of potential collaborators.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders.  We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.  The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Applications and questions may be sent to Dr. Jay Harvey, Chair of the Search Committee (, 607-253-3025, or c/o Department of Clinical Sciences, Box 25, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 14853. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and contact information including email addresses for three references.  Review of applications will begin March 1st, 2012. 

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. Women and individuals from under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.