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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneering practitioner of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being. Since our founding, we have been evolving to meet the changing needs of our world. As our areas of study have diversified, we have established top-ranked programs and over 20 majors in community and rural development, environment and natural resources, food and nutrition, applied economics, agriculture, international programs and life sciences. It is vital to us that we match the excellence of our science with the generosity of our spirit. We want to leave the world better than we found it, so we seek out those not simply driven to master their discipline, but passionate about doing so to serve the public good. CALS is fundamentally invested in improving the lives of people, their environments and their communities both in New York state and around the world. 

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Cornell University, Animal Science
  1. new posting[SL] SL-Dairy Herd Management (2023/06/23 11:59PM*)
Cornell University, CALS - Division of Nutritional Sciences
  1. [DNSPDAJOHNSON] Division of Nutritional Sciences - Postdoctoral Associate
Cornell University, CALS - Statistics and Data Science
  1. [TTP] TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR (2023/05/31 11:59PM)
Cornell University, CALS Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  1. [POSTDOCGREISCHAR] Postdoctoral Associate
Cornell University, CALS Molecular Biology and Genetics
  1. [ALIPOSTDOC] Postdoctoral Associate (deadline 2023/05/16 11:59PM)
  2. [POSTDOC] Postdoctoral Associate (2023/07/28 11:59PM)
  3. [POSTDOC1EIRENE] Postdoctoral Associate (2023/06/19 11:59PM)
  4. [POSTDOCLISR01] Postdoctoral Associate (2023/07/28 11:59PM)
  5. [REASSOC] Research Associate (deadline 2023/04/01 11:59PM)
Cornell University, CALS-Computational Biology
  1. [POSTDOCTORALASSOCIATE] Postdoctoral Associate (Department of Computational Biology); Ithaca, New York (2023/06/30 11:59PM*)
Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension
  1. [DAIRYMANAGEMENT] Dairy Management Specialist (Cornell Cooperative Extension); Central New York (2023/06/18 11:59PM*)
Cornell University, Department of Food Science
  1. [EXTDF] Extension Associate in Dairy Foods (2023/09/30 11:59PM)
  2. [JGPOSTDOC] Post Doctoral Associate - Enzyme Engineering (2023/07/31 11:59PM*)
Cornell University, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment
  1. [BLOSSEYPD] Postdoctoral Associate - Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (2023/08/01 11:59PM)
Cornell University, Lab of Ornithology
  1. [CAP15_POSTDOC_WATERFOWL2] Postdoctoral Associate: Informing Waterfowl Management and Conservation using eBird Data - Lab of Ornithology
  2. [CAP3423_POSTDOCASSOC_CONSERVSCI] Postdoctoral Associate Using eBird data to monitor & evaluate biodiversity and ecosystem health
  3. [CCB1923_CWCPOSTDOC] Postdoctoral Associate: Christopher W Clark Postdoctoral Fellowship - Lab of Ornithology (2023/05/31 11:59PM)
Cornell University, Landscape Architecture
  1. [AP] Assistant Professor
Cornell University, Neurobiology and Behavior (CALS)
  1. [LECTURER] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (2023/06/30 11:59PM)
Cornell University, New York Sea Grant
  1. [GREATLAKESTOURISMSPECIALIST1] Great Lakes Tourism Development Specialist (New York Sea Grant); Oswego or Newark, New York (2023/06/11 11:59PM*)
Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science
  1. [PALI] Postdoctoral Associate as part of Cornell’s Active Learning Initiative (2023/05/31 11:59PM)
Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science - Section of Plant Biology
  1. [COMPPOSTDOC] Postdoctoral Associate-Computational Plant Biology (2023/05/31 11:59PM)
Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science – Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
  1. [POSTDOC1] Postdoctoral Associate: Predictive Analytics in Crop Breeding and Management (2023/08/31 11:59PM)
Cornell University, School of Integrative Plant Science – Section of Soil and Crop Sciences
  1. [POSTDOC] Post-Doctoral Associate (2023/06/05 11:59PM)

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