Cornell University: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Department of Biomedical Sciences

Teaching Faculty Position in Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University seeks a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for full time instruction in our DVM curriculum. The successful candidate will play a leadership role teaching in the pre-clinical classes, particularly in Foundation Course III, with additional contributions to other courses, and to college curricular processes and initiatives. Foundation Course III, Function and Dysfunction, is a multidisciplinary, problem-based learning format course that covers physiology, pharmacology and systems pathology, taught with a basic science emphasis.

Qualifications include a PhD in a biomedical science field related to physiology, including research or teaching experience; and/or a DVM with passion for basic science, and advanced training in physiology (such as graduate level coursework in physiology or a related field or some specialty training in Emergency, and Critical Care, Internal Medicine or Anesthesia).

Specific and general responsibilities of the successful teaching track candidate include:

Salary, rank and title will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Cornell University is located in Ithaca, on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Ithaca is a vibrant city with art museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover's paradise with ample opportunity for outdoor activities. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or develop collaborations in NYC while enjoying the "Ithaca is Gorges" lifestyle.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts people from all races, nationalities and genders. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities to apply. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career searches.

For more information, go to: or contact Prof. Mark Roberson, Chair of the Search Committee at [email protected].

To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching interests, philosophy, and plans; the names of three individuals who can provide references; and a statement of contributions to inclusion and diversity. Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

What is a Statement of Contribution to Inclusion and Diversity?
This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/orfuture aspirations to promote equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers, clinicians, 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.

Review of applications will begin on August 16, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

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last updated 4-Aug-2019