Cornell has developed a search process that will power our Hiring Initiative and lead to 10 hires in 3 clusters: quantitative biomedical sciences (including biomedical engineering, systems biology, epidemiology, and quantitative modeling), infection biology (including immunology, bacteriology, and public health) and health equity (including behavioral science, public health, and health communication).
Avery August, Ph.D.
Deputy Provost, HHMI Professor and Professor of Immunology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Contact Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator
Michael Kotlikoff, V.M.D, Ph.D.
Provost of Cornell University, Professor of Molecular Physiology - Department of Biomedical Sciences
Co-Principal Investigator, Administrative Core
Cynthia Leifer, Ph.D.
Professor of Immunology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and Director of the NIH-funded Program for Achieving Career Excellence (PACE) and Rising Stars program
Yael Levitte, Ph.D.
Associate Vice-Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity
Faculty Core Director
Josephine Martell, Ph.D.
Director of the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Office of Research Development
Evaluation Core Co-Director, Senior Advisor to the FIRST Faculty Development Core
Cate Samuelson, Ph.D.
Consultant & Principal, Collaborative Solutions
Evaluation Core Co-Director
Ana Bento, Ph.D.
Department of Public and Ecosystems Health
Monica Cornejo, Ph.D.
Interpersonal Communication in the Department of Communication at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Arunika Das, Ph.D.
William Lodge, Ph.D.
Jeb E. Brooks School
Shaila Musharoff, Ph.D.
Department of Computational Biology
Lisa-Marie Nisbett, Ph.D.
Zeribe Nwosu, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani, Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
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Funded with a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund’s Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program, Cornell University’s FIRST program (Cornell FIRST) supports the diversification of Cornell faculty in the biological, biomedical, and health sciences.