Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Biomedical Sciences-APBMS [#1495]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Sciences
Appl Deadline:2012/05/15 finished (posted 2012/04/04, updated 2012/12/23, listed until 2012/05/31)
Position Description:    

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Applications from individuals at a more advanced rank will also be considered. We seek outstanding candidates with biomedical research interests, particularly in the areas of cancer biology, stem cell biology, and developmental biology. Applicants should have a Ph.D., D.V.M, M.D., or equivalent degree. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, extramurally-funded independent research program and contribute to team teaching efforts in the pre-clinical veterinary curriculum.

The new faculty member will join a collaborative, interdisciplinary Life Sciences community on the main campus of Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York, with additional potential for interactions with Weill Cornell Medical College faculty in New York City. The position offers opportunities to participate in several campus-wide faculty-driven research initiatives, including those in Vertebrate Genomics and Stem Cell Science, to join a variety of cross-campus graduate training programs, and to utilize state-of-the-art core facilities such as shared resources for iPS cell production, nanofabrication, and in vivo imaging. Please visit our Departmental website for additional information.

Electronic application submission is required. The required sections of the application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2 to 3 page research plan and a 1 page teaching statement. Please also include email addresses for letter requests from 3 referees who may either upload their letters at this site, or send them directly to:
Dr. Robert Weiss, Biomedical Sciences Search Committee Chair
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
bmssearch@cornell.edu

The search committee will begin considering complete applications on May 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, ethnicities, and genders. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Cornell University also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/biosci/
 
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biomedical Sciences
T4018 Vet Research Tower
Ithaca NY 14853

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