Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Biomedical Sciences-POSTDOC1 [#12640, WDR-00016981]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate Position
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Sciences
Appl Deadline: (posted 2018/11/02, listed until 2019/05/02)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Associate Position (Pathology Fellowship) Position Posting:

Located in Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University is a bold, innovative, inclusive and dynamic teaching and research university where staff, faculty, and students alike are challenged to make an enduring contribution to the betterment of humanity. Cornell University is one of the largest and most diverse institutions in the Ivy League. We are a community of 22,000 students and more than 10,000 faculty and staff members representing more than 80 countries and hundreds of disciplines—global cultures, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and ideas. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University is recognized internationally as a leader in public health, biomedical research, animal medicine, and veterinary medical education. Ranked consistently as one of the best veterinary colleges in the nation, the College's strength is due to its strategic breadth of focus areas and its depth of expertise in each of those areas; the achievements of its faculty, staff, alumni, and students; and its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Cornell University invites applicants to apply for a Postdoctoral Associate (Pathology Fellowship) position. This position is designed to help junior pathologists develop expertise in a specialty field, work closely with a mentor in the area of specialization to gain diagnostic and research experience, while also participating in the general diagnostic service and teaching veterinary students and residents.

Areas of specialization include:

• Dermatopathology • Neuropathology • Forensic pathology

Responsibilities for this position consist of specialty diagnostic service (to include case-based research) (30%), general diagnostic service (50%), and resident/veterinary student training (20%).

The Anatomic Pathology caseload at Cornell University includes over 11,000 surgical biopsies and nearly 2,000 necropsies per year. Cases include a wide variety of species from the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and referring veterinarians from around the world.

This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for an additional year.

Qualifications: The applicant must possess a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an AVMA-accredited or equivalent institution. Completion of a formal residency-training program in Anatomic Pathology is also required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: Board Certified individuals will be given preference, but board eligible pathologists are also encouraged to apply. Applicants should have demonstrated a strong interest in one of the specialization areas listed above.

To apply: Send a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, contributions to inclusion and diversity, and contact information for three references. All application materials should be submitted electronically through Academic Jobs Online.

What is a Statement of Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity? This 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.

Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Teresa Southard, Anatomic Pathology Section Chief at tls93@cornell.edu.

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.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://www2.vet.cornell.edu/departments/biomedical-sciences/section-anatomic-pathology
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College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
T4018 Vet Research Tower
Ithaca NY 14853

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