Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Position ID:Cornell-DeansOffice-VETECON [#23910]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Veterinary Economics and Management
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Economics / 00 Default:Any Field
Appl Deadline:2023/01/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/02, finished 2024/01/19)
Position Description:    

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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Veterinary Economics and Management 
College of Veterinary Medicine and Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, SC Johnson College of Business 
Cornell University 
Ithaca, NY 

The College of Veterinary Medicine and the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure track position in veterinary economics and management. The successful candidate will have a joint appointment in the veterinary and business colleges via the Cornell Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship, established in 2019 to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and problem-solving to advance the veterinary profession. Department affiliation to be determined based on interest and expertise of the successful candidate. We anticipate department home in Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, Public and Ecosystem Health, or Clinical Sciences.  

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate is expected to establish a distinguished program of research in veterinary economics and engage a variety of internal and external stakeholders in support of the Center and amplify the impact of its research agenda. Responsibilities will be primarily research with some teaching expectations. The research should apply economics methodologies to investigate important issues currently facing the veterinary profession. These issues might include: industrial organization and veterinary practice consolidation, practice ownership transition, technology assessment, supply and demand for veterinary services, consumer behavior as it relates to emerging service models, and consumer marketing. The candidate is expected to publish in leading scholarly journals in veterinary medicine, economics, or management related fields. 

OPPORTUNITIES: Cornell has a long history of successful interdisciplinary collaboration. The Cornell Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship is a partnership between Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and SC Johnson College of Business. The Center brings together top-ranked programs in veterinary medicine, economics and management, hotel administration, and graduate applied economics and business to explore new business opportunities in veterinary medicine and to solve some of the most pressing challenges facing animal healthcare delivery. The Center focuses efforts on four strategic areas: veterinary economics research, education, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship. 

QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in agricultural or applied economics, economics, or a related discipline is required. Preference may be given to individuals with a strong research background on industrial organization, economics of consumer behavior, production economics, or marketing. 

APPLICATION: Electronically submit your application via Academic Jobs Online ( To apply, submit: (i) a cover letter including a statement of career goals, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) two to three page statement of research interests and plans, (iv) one page statement of teaching ideas, (v) a recent research paper or publication, (vi) one page description of your contributions to inclusion and diversity in the workplace, (vii) a list of three references including contact information. 

What is a Statement of Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity? This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promote 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 three factors. 

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive fringe benefit package is included. 

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on January 13th, 2023, and continue until acceptable candidates are identified. 

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. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City. 

The College of Veterinary Medicine includes over 600 students (including a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Masters of Professional Studies (MPS), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Master of Public Health (MPH) degrees), over 200 faculty, and almost 600 staff. The College is committed to advancing the field of veterinary medicine, through unparalleled applied, basic, and translational research. Innovative, student-centered curricula are delivered in a $92 million state-of-the art educational facility opened in 2018. The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is a shared School between the SC Johnson College of Business and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The SC Johnson College of Business includes 3,200 students, over 200 faculty, and over 500 staff. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences encompasses a similar number of students and faculty, with emphasis on agricultural and life sciences. The Dyson School houses a top-ranked undergraduate business program as well as graduate programs that award PhD, MS and MPS degrees in applied economics. Pre-existing research relationships in agribusiness exist between the Dyson School and the College of Veterinary Medicine and will be expanded under the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship. Faculty members in the Dyson School also frequently collaborate with colleagues in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Natural Resources, the New York City Tech campus, and other units on campus. 

Cornell University is An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. The university actively seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples with its Dual Career program and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual career searches. 

For questions regarding this position, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Daryl Nydam at or Marisa Paradise

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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S3 208 Veterinary Center
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853