Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University

1115 5200
Position ID:Cornell-M&I-ASSCPP [#5200]
Position Title: Associate Professor/Professor of Virology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Microbiology
Biomedical Sciences / infectious disease
Infectious Disease
Appl Deadline:2016/01/15 finished (2014/12/08, finished 2016/05/27)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Cornell University Ithaca Campus, in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York (http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/), seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Associate Professor/Professor.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D., or equivalent degree and an established research program with vigorous extramural funding. We are interested in individuals whose primary focus is in virology or viral pathogenesis and who have developed an exceptional career in science. Areas of research interest include human and/or animal viral pathogens and their interaction with hosts. Candidates who can leverage the department’s strength in studies of intracellular pathogens and in immunology would be particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to bring an innovative, extramurally funded research program, and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate, graduate and/or pre-clinical professional levels within the College of Veterinary Medicine. New state of the art BSL3 facilities are available. The new faculty member will join collaborative, interdisciplinary Infection & Pathobiology and Life Sciences communities 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, a research statement of up to 2 pages including accomplishments and an outline of future plans, and a cover letter that describes how the applicant fits the interests of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. All materials should be submitted electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5200. The committee will begin evaluating completed applications on January 15, 2015 until a suitable applicant is identified. Administrative questions can be e-mailed to mi-facultysearch@cornell.edu, or you can contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Colin Parrish, at crp3@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).

Located in the scenic Finger Lakes Region of New York State, Cornell University is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive campus in which to work, study, teach and serve.

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 to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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