Baker Institute for Animal Health


Baker Institute recruiting tenure track faculty position

Veterinary Researcher -  Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Baker Institute for Animal Health and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University seek outstanding candidates for a 12-month faculty tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a D.V.M./Ph.D., Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D./Ph.D., M.D, or equivalent degree(s) and demonstrated accomplishment in research in one or more of the following areas: infectious diseases, virology, immunology, parasitology, cancer, stem cell, reproduction, mammalian genetics/epigenetics, genomics/epigenomics or whole genome biology. The successful Candidate will pursue important questions in biomedical research consistent with the goals of the Baker Institute. Priority will be given to applicants with the potential to develop competitive research programs addressing questions pertaining to companion animals, but which also have implications for human health. Successful candidates will be expected to develop extramurally funded research programs and to contribute to professional (DVM), graduate and/or undergraduate education, including the Master of Public Health (MPH) program.

The Baker Institute has a distinguished record of scientific discovery across a broad range of interdisciplinary areas relevant to veterinary medicine. The recruited faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary Life Sciences community on the Ithaca campus of Cornell University, with campus-wide strengths in chemistry, engineering, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and computer science and College and University wide programs in Vertebrate Genomics, Comparative Cancer, and Stem Cell Biology. Faculty at the Ithaca campus also have strong collaborative ties with colleagues at the Weill Cornell Medical School in New York with the University-wide Radical Collaborations initiative in the genome biology, data science and infection biology. Baker Institute offers competitive start-up packages and modern laboratory facilities in a supportive, interactive research environment. For more information, go to: or contact Dr. Scott Coonrod, Search Committee Chair at Additional application information and submission are available at Review of applications will begin on March 28, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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