Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University

1115 2738
Position ID:Cornell-M&I-AP [#2738]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomedical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Infectious Disease
Appl Deadline: halted finished (posted 2013/06/28, finished 2014/05/20, listed until 2013/12/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Notice: No new applications are currently accepted. Applications that have been received are under review.

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY (http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/) seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D., or equivalent degree with postdoctoral training. We are interested in individuals whose primary focus is in bacterial pathogenesis and who show exceptional promise for a career in academic science. Areas of research interest include medical and/or veterinary bacterial pathogens and their interaction with hosts. Candidates who take a systems or global approach for understanding bacterial pathogenesis or virulence, and can leverage the department’s strength in intracellular bacteria, would be particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, extramurally funded research program and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and pre-clinical professional levels within the College of Veterinary Medicine. The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary Life Sciences community on the main campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, with additional potential for interactions with Weill Cornell Medical College faculty in New York City.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. Women, underrepresented minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (highlighting 3-5 publications with title and abstract), a research plan (up to 2 pages), and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should describe how the applicant fits the interests of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. All materials, including letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2738. The committee will evaluate completed applications beginning August 15, 2013; applications will be accepted and reviewed thereafter until a suitable applicant is identified. Questions can be directed to bacterialpath13@cornell.edu.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples through its Dual Career Program and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches (http://www.unyherc.org/home/index.cfm?site_id=671).

Cornell University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer/educator.

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:
Further Info:
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
C5 173 Veterinary Medical Center
Ithaca, NY 14853

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