CVM Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-PMDS-PARAS [#2739]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Parasitology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Infectious Disease / Medicine
Appl Deadline:2013/09/19* finished (posted 2013/07/11, finished 2014/03/23, listed until 2013/10/17)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY ( seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Parasitology.

Applicants will have a D.V.M., Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree with postdoctoral training. We seek candidates well trained in basic or clinical sciences to fill an appointment combining research with responsibilities for the Parasitology Laboratory Section of the Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC). Areas of research interest include the biology, molecular biology and genetics, therapeutics, diagnostics or pathogenesis/pathophysiology of parasites of importance in animal disease, as well as the epidemiology of parasitic diseases. The anticipated effort distribution for this position is 50% research, 45% clinical service and 5% teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, extramurally funded research program. The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary Life Sciences community on the main campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, including an active Microbiology & Immunology Department in the College of Veterinary Medicine, with additional potential for interactions with Weill Cornell Medical College faculty in New York City. The Parasitology Laboratory Section within the AHDC is a motivated, service-oriented section that needs diagnostic support for its growing clinical testing service. The applicant must dedicate a portion of his/her appointment to this University-based diagnostic laboratory environment, and have an interest in applied aspects of veterinary parasitology.

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

For more information, please contact Dr. Ned Place, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at Prospective candidates should upload their application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of future research interests [max. 3 pages] together with 3 letters of reference to AJO posting 2739. The search committee will begin considering complete applications on September 12, 2013.

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:

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 to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and 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:
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Further Info:
S2005 Schurman Hall
Cornell Veterinary College
Ithaca, NY 14853

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