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Open Position in Clinical Pathology

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Clinical Pathology
Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences (PMDS) at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) invites applications for a tenure track Clinical Pathology faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who bring their clinical pathology expertise to the diagnosis and study of disease affecting companion, production and wild animal species.

The Clinical Pathology Laboratory is one of twelve testing units of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC), a state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic laboratory accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). The successful candidate will join three American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) board certified clinical pathologists who work collaboratively to perform their clinical, teaching, and residency training responsibilities. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory offers comprehensive hematology, chemistry, urinalysis and cytology testing to AHDC clients and to patients at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). This environment provides rich opportunities for collaboration with both clinicians and research investigators at the CVM, Cornell University and other institutions.

The primary responsibilities of the position will be to engage in clinical service in the Clinical Pathology Laboratory and to develop a research program in a field related to clinical pathology. The expected effort distribution for this role is 40% devoted to diagnostic service, at least 35% devoted to research, and the remainder to teaching and academic service. Research interests may include, but are not restricted to, hematology, clinical chemistry, oncology, immunology, metabolic diseases, and development of specialized/improved clinical pathology tests and/or techniques. The CVM and Cornell University have robust and wide-reaching research centers
(Baker Institute for Animal Health, Dairy Center of Excellence, Feline Health Center, Riney Canine Health Center), that provide multiple opportunities for research collaboration and considerable internal funding for which the successful candidate will be eligible to apply. The position also will include commitments to the DVM-teaching and clinical pathology residency training program at the CVM. Qualified candidates must hold a DVM (or equivalent degree) and preferably a PhD in a related biomedical field, be certified by the ACVP in Clinical Pathology (or be eligible for certification) and have a record of scholarly accomplishment.

Located in Ithaca, the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, Cornell University is a globally recognized center for discovery, academic leadership, and service and is an exceptional place to work and study. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. We seek candidates who will contribute to a collegial environment, strive for academic and service excellence, and help us to build diversity through a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.

The salary range for this position is $120,000 to $195,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans (up to two pages), statement of teaching interests and plans (one page), and the names of 3 individuals who can provide references. In addition, we ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials. All materials must be submitted as PDF files at Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Dr. Andrew Miller, Chair of the Search Committee at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career recruitment.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, veterinary medical education, public health, and biomedical research.