CVM Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-PMDS-INSTR [#8728]
Position Title: Maddie’s® Instructor of Shelter Medicine
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Veterinary Medicine
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/12/22, updated 2016/12/20, listed until 2017/06/20)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Maddie’s® Instructor of Shelter Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a three-year appointment in the Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine Program. The successful candidate will have experience in population health management for companion animals and high-quality/high-volume spay/neuter, as well as excellence in individual primary care for dogs, cats and rabbits. Teaching experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include providing clinical service through teaching to include clinical instruction of interns and veterinary students, didactic teaching in core and elective classes, clinical outreach through a shelter medicine rotation to animal shelters, and population-level continuing education and consultation for shelter staff.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree with at least 2 years of clinical experience, preferably in a shelter environment and including high quality, high volume spay neuter training. Teaching experience preferred. Completion of a Shelter Medicine Internship or Residency preferred. Candidates will be expected to work towards Board Certification in Shelter Medicine through ABVP. Time and resources will be provided to study for the board examination, if required.

The Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program currently has two full-time Assistant Clinical Professors, a licensed veterinary technician, a program coordinator, and positions for two shelter medicine trainees (interns/residents.)

Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Berliner, Search Committee Chair, at . Prospective candidates should upload their application materials (a personal statement summarizing shelter and teaching experience, curriculum vitae and three professional references) to this site. Candidates should direct their three referees to upload letters directly to their AJO application or send by email to The search committee will begin considering complete applications on February 1, 2017. For assistance with AJO contact

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders. Women, underrepresented minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches

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

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.

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

Further Info:
S2005 Schurman Hall
Cornell Veterinary College
Ithaca, NY 14853

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