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. Candidates who have recently completed an approved residency or will complete their residency within a year will also be considered, if prior research experience is demonstrated. Starting salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
The successful candidate will join three 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 have the opportunity to participate in training of undergraduate students, graduate students, and professional students, as well as, rotating interns and residents. Faculty members are expected to develop and sustain a program in clinical, basic, and/or translational research. Independent research space is available. 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 the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine 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.
Cornell is located in Ithaca on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Ithaca is a vibrant city with art museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with ample opportunity for outdoor activities. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or develop collaborations in NYC while enjoying the "Ithaca is Gorges" lifestyle.
For more information, go to: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/clinsci/ or contact Dr. Kelly Hume, Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The required sections of the application include: cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals, research interests and plans, and inclusion and diversity; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site.
What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity?
A statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators, and/or to convey how they see these commitments continuing at Cornell. Such articulation can focus on teaching, research, or service, or all of three factors.
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.