Academic Career Opportunities
Postdoctoral Position

In a pioneering international initiative, Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine established the Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) through a unique partnership with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development and has been in operation since 2002. WCM-Q seeks candidates for a postdoctoral associate position in:

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

The Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group (IDEG) at WCM-Q invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of the epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections.

IDEG is a renowned research group in infectious diseases epidemiology, and is at the forefront of infectious disease research internationally. IDEG research has been published in leading scientific journals and has been key in the formulation of public health policy at the international level. More details about our research are available at

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WCM-Q is located in Education City, among other American universities, in Doha, Qatar, which is a rapidly growing research hub. The WCM-Q research program offers a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment, endowed with a comprehensive support infrastructure. Details regarding the WCM-Q research program and facilities can be accessed at

Salary is commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an attractive foreign-service benefits package, including fully furnished housing and a car allowance.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, outlining their interest in the position, along with their curriculum vitae which should include the names and contact details of three referees, to*

Positions are open until filled. Please note that, due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.