Cornell University

Assistant, Associate, or Full Clinical Professor of Clinical Pathology

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Animal Health Diagnostic Center
College of Veterinary Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and Clinical Pathology Laboratory of the Animal Health Diagnostic Center are seeking a clinical track faculty member to join our dynamic and motivated team of residents and clinical pathologists. A DVM (or equivalent degree) and board certification or eligibility in clinical pathology are required for this position. All ranks will be considered. The initial three-year appointment is renewable with potential for promotion under established College of Veterinary Medicine guidelines.

Our mission is to provide diagnostic service of exceptional quality, teach our clinical discipline to veterinary students and veterinarians, and advance our discipline through resident training, critical thinking, and investigative research. We are seeking a forward-looking colleague who desires a career that will allow them to advance veterinary clinical pathology through the instructional and novel investigative efforts that are core to our mission as a section. This colleague will join an encouraging, supportive, interactive and fun group of clinical pathologists, trainees, and laboratory technologists. The Clinical Pathology Laboratory is a high volume laboratory providing diagnostic service to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals and receives samples from international and national sources. We see a wealth of classic and challenging cases in diverse species and provide research support to investigators on- and off-campus.

The individual in this position will devote a majority of effort to the diagnostic and teaching missions of the section, including examination and interpretation of cytologic, hematologic, electrophoretic, flow cytometric and urinalysis samples, teaching clinical pathology to veterinary students, residents, interns, and veterinarians. Some effort will be allocated for scholarly activities, including primary or collaborative clinical and applied research, publication of case series or case reports and book chapters, as well as service to the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, and the American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Erica Behling-Kelly, Search Committee Chair, at

Prospective candidates should upload their application materials including: 1) cover letter including statement of career goals, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) combined statement of teaching, service, and research philosophy/interests (max 2 pages), 4) statement of contributions to diversity and inclusion (max. 2 pages), and 5) names and contact information of three referees to AJO job number 15025. The search committee will begin considering complete applications on November 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. For assistance with AJO, contact


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Last updated: 2020-04-12