CVM Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-PMDS-EPI [#3899]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Veterinary Medicine
Public Health
Infectious Disease
Appl Deadline:2014/05/15 finished (posted 2014/03/19, finished 2014/11/16, listed until 2014/07/31)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a creative independent extramurally-funded research program, teach high-quality coursework in epidemiology in the professional DVM and graduate student curricula, and provide service through consultations and collaborations with members of the department and college. Applicants must have a PhD in a discipline that employs epidemiology to address basic and/or applied scientific questions relevant to the mission of the college. Applicants with a DVM or equivalent degree will be preferred, although exceptional PhD candidates will be considered. Specific areas of strength within the department and the college include the epidemiology of production and companion animals, shelter medicine, food and waterborne diseases, wildlife health, diagnostic sciences, and genetics. Salary and rank will be commensurate with previous experience and credentials. Cornell University is located in beautiful Ithaca, New York. The University offers an exciting work environment with opportunities for innovative research, outreach, and teaching collaborations with faculty active in infectious disease, dairy production, and epidemiology in the Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Ithaca campus also houses state-of-the-art core facilities such as in vivo imaging and genomics, and the full-service multi-disciplinary Animal Health Diagnostic Center, with additional potential for interactions with Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) faculty in New York City. There are University level efforts designed to facilitate collaborations between WCMC and the Ithaca campus. Please visit our departmental website at for additional information. 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. 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 For more information, please contact Dr. Yrjö Gröhn, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at Prospective candidates should upload their application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and future research interests [max. 4 pages]) to to AJO job number 3899, together with 3 letters of reference. The search committee will begin considering complete applications on May 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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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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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
S2005 Schurman Hall
Cornell Veterinary College
Ithaca, NY 14853

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