Cornell University, CVM Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-PMDS-EPI [#13473, WDR-00018314]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Epidemiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Veterinary Medicine
Appl Deadline:2019/05/06help popup finished (2019/03/22, finished 2020/04/01, listed until 2019/06/30)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a creative independent extramurally-funded research program; be able to contribute to collaborative projects and improve methodology of other research done at the College; teach high-quality courses in epidemiology in the DVM, graduate, and MPH curricula; and provide consultations and collaborations with members of the department and College. Applicants must have a DVM/VMD (or equivalent degree), although exceptional MD applicants will be considered. A PhD in a discipline that employs epidemiology to address basic and/or applied scientific questions relevant to veterinary medicine, one health and/or public health, or veterinary laboratory diagnostics is required. Required is also a strong background in statistics. Specific areas of strength within the department and the college include epidemiology in production and companion animals and humans, public health, 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 Ithaca, New York. The University offers an exciting work environment with opportunities for innovative and interdisciplinary research, outreach and teaching with faculty across Cornell University. This includes opportunities to be involved in growing programs in global health and public health and the Masters of Public Health program. Departmental faculty also operate a major, full-service, multi-disciplinary veterinary diagnostic laboratory that serves and provides access to animal populations world-wide. Other opportunities include University-wide initiatives in Antimicrobial Resistance, Digital Agriculture, and Sustainability ( The Ithaca campus furthermore houses state-of-the-art core facilities such as in vivo imaging and genomics, 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.

For more information about the positon or search, please contact Dr. Yrjö Gröhn, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at

To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; separate statements describing (i) research interests and plans (up to 3 pages), (ii) teaching philosophy (up to one page), and (iii) contributions to inclusion and diversity (up to one page); and the names of 3 individuals who can provide references. The search committee will begin considering complete applications on [insert date here] and will continue until the position is filled. 

What is a Statement of Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity? This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators, and/or to convey how they see these commitments continuing at Cornell.  Such articulation can focus on teaching, research or service, or all three factors.

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. 

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 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 on Roosevelt Island in the heart of 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.

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Further Info:
240 Farrier Road
Ithaca, NY 14853

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