The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences. The department has academic faculty in Epidemiology, Ambulatory and Production Medicine, and in the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC). We seek an individual to lead the Department in all aspects of academic activity, including stewardship of personnel and resources. In collaboration with the faculty, the Chair is expected to foster excellence in education, clinical and diagnostic service, and research for the advancement of animal and human health. The Chair provides oversight for the recruitment, retention and professional development of faculty and staff, works closely with the Executive Director of the AHDC to coordinate department and Diagnostic Laboratory functions, participate in fundraising, and is expected to pursue scholarly activities in his/her area of expertise.
Applicants must hold a veterinary degree or a PhD in a discipline relevant to department interests. For veterinary graduates, there must be evidence of further postgraduate education in the form of diplomate status in a recognized specialty board and/or advanced degrees. The successful candidate will have strong leadership capabilities, a record of active participation in academic affairs, and evidence of balance and excellence in teaching, research and/or clinical activities that are appropriate to the interests of the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, Cornell University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. Committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, we welcome candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. The College of Veterinary Medicine also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples through Cornell's Dual Career Program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
Applications will be reviewed beginning 15 January 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are asked to submit curriculum vitae, letter of intent, and the names and addresses of three references to the Chair of the Search Committee:
Professor Doug Antczak,
c/o Jill Short
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
S2-005 Schurman Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853
Electronic applications are preferred - email@example.com.
Cornell University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer/educator.