The Baker Institute for Animal Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The Baker Institute has a distinguished record of scientific discovery across a broad range of interdisciplinary areas relevant to veterinary medicine (https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments-centers-and-institutes/baker-instit…).
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 develop a research program that advances human and animal health and wellbeing, with specific benefits to the health of canine, feline, equine or other companion animal species. 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 recently advanced University-wide Radical Collaborations initiative in the areas of 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: http://bakerinstitute.vet.cornell.edu/ or contact Dr. Scott Coonrod, Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.
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.
Electronic application submission is required. Applicants may apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13308. The required sections of the application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to three-page research plan, one page teaching statement, one page narrative of contributions to inclusion and diversity, and email contact information for three referees who may upload their letters directly to the academicjobsonline.org website. Alternatively, reference letters may be sent directly to:
Shelagh Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Scott Coonrod, Baker Vet Research Search Chair
Baker Institute for Animal Health
Hungerford Hill Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14853
Review of applications will begin on March 28, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.