Cornell University, Biomedical Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-BioMed-INSTRUCTOR [#12641, WDR-00016984]
Position Title: Instructor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/11/02, finished 2019/11/03, listed until 2019/05/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Instructor 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 an Instructor position. This position is designed to provide diagnostic experience functioning as a faculty pathologist while teaching veterinary students and mentoring residents.

Responsibilities for this position consist of general diagnostic service (80%), supervision of senior students on the necropsy rotation (10%), and resident training (10%).

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.

Preferred Qualifications: Board Certified individuals will be given preference for this position, but board eligible pathologists are also encouraged to apply.

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

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. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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:
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
T4018 Vet Research Tower
Ithaca NY 14853

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