Cornell University, Baker Institute for Animal Health

544 13308
Position ID:Cornell-Baker-BAKERVETRES [#13308, WDR-00017988]
Position Title: Baker Veterinary Research Faculty Position
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Immunology
Genetics / canine, feline, equine
Infectious Disease
Cancer Biology (more...)
Appl Deadline:2019/06/03help popup* finished (2019/02/22, finished 2019/11/04)
Position Description:    

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

* this map is a best-effort approximation. Open in Google Maps directly.

The Baker Institute for Animal Health at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The Baker Institute has a distinguished record of scientific discovery across a broad range of interdisciplinary areas relevant to veterinary medicine (

Candidates must have a D.V.M./Ph.D., Ph.D., D.V.M., M.D./Ph.D., M.D, or equivalent degree(s) and demonstrated accomplishment in research in one or more of the following areas: infectious diseases, virology, immunology, parasitology, cancer, stem cell, reproduction, mammalian genetics/epigenetics, genomics/epigenomics or whole genome biology. The successful candidate will develop a research program that advances human and animal health and wellbeing, with specific benefits to the health of canine, feline, equine or other companion animal species. The recruited faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary Life Sciences community on the Ithaca campus of Cornell University, with campus-wide strengths in chemistry, engineering, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and computer science and College and University wide programs in Vertebrate Genomics, Comparative Cancer, and Stem Cell Biology. Faculty at the Ithaca campus also have strong collaborative ties with colleagues at the Weill Cornell Medical School in New York with the recently advanced University-wide Radical Collaborations initiative in the areas of genome biology, data science and infection biology. Baker Institute offers competitive start-up packages and modern laboratory facilities in a supportive, interactive research environment. For more information, go to: or contact Dr. Scott Coonrod, Search Committee Chair at

The successful Candidate will pursue important questions in biomedical research consistent with the goals of the Baker Institute. Priority will be given to applicants with the potential to develop competitive research programs addressing questions pertaining to companion animals, but which also have implications for human health. Successful candidates will be expected to develop extramurally funded research programs and to contribute to professional (DVM), graduate and/or undergraduate education, including the Master of Public Health (MPH) program.

Electronic application submission is required. Applicants may apply at The required sections of the application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to three page research plan, one page teaching statement, one page narrative of contributions to inclusion and diversity, and email contact information for three referees who may upload their letters directly to the website. Alternatively, reference letters may be sent directly to: Shelagh Johnston at

For additional information, please contact Dr. Scott Coonrod, Baker Vet Research Search Chair Baker Institute for Animal Health Hungerford Hill Rd. Ithaca, NY 14853

Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is recognized internationally as a leader in public health, biomedical research, animal medicine, and veterinary medical education. It has been consistently ranked as a top veterinary college in the nation by US News & World Report since 2000.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff imparts an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contributes to the development of creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With its primary campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-reaching global presence includes the Weill Cornell Medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City and in Doha, Qatar and the new Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.

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 seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career searches. 

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:
Baker Institute for Animal Health
235 Hungerford Hill Road
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

© 2020 AcademicJobsOnline.Org. All Rights Reserved.