Cornell University, Department of Clinical Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Clinical Sciences-SAIM [#13851]
Position Title: Small Animal Internal Medicine Assistant or Associate Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Veterinary Medicine / Small Animal Internal Medicine
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/06/05, listed until 2019/12/05)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Faculty Position in Small Animal Internal Medicine

The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a Tenure Track faculty position in the Section of Small Animal Internal Medicine. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and board certification in Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM-SAIM or ECVIM-CA). A PhD or research experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will partner with four board-certified faculty internists in providing Internal Medicine services at Cornell University’s Companion Animal Hospital, a comprehensive teaching and referral center with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The position responsibilities include shared oversight and training of 5-6 Internal Medicine residents, rotating interns, and veterinary students. The candidate will be expected to provide excellent clinical care and client communication, effective didactic and laboratory instruction to veterinary students and house officers, and active continuing education to the veterinary community. The successful candidate will develop or continue an independent funded research program in addition to conducting collaborative research. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Medical College and technology campuses in New York City.

The candidate should exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills and a cooperative work ethic that will interface well with all sections of the hospital. Clinical duties require flexibility in that working hours may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. The intent is to have shared clinical coverage with two faculty members providing hospital oversight of Internal Medicine residents and interns. After-hours and emergency back-up support for Internal Medicine residents will be shared among Internal Medicine faculty; however, the Companion Animal Hospital is supported by 24/7 Emergency Receiving and Critical Care Services.

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

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.

Cornell 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 work in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.

For more information, go to: or contact Dr. Cheryl Balkman, Chair of the Search Committee at

The required sections of the application include a cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals, research interests and plans, and inclusion and diversity; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site.

What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity? A statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future aspirations to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers 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 of three factors.

Review of applications will begin on July 8, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is January 2020.

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:
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
Clinical Programs Center C3-513
Ithaca, NY 14853

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