Cornell University, Department of Clinical Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Clinical Sciences-THERIO [#17017]
Position Title: Cornell University Clinical Track Faculty Position in Theriogenology
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Veterinary Medicine
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/09/30, finished 2021/03/03)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Faculty Position in Theriogenology

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University invites applications for a one-year clinical track position in the Section of Theriogenology starting on or around July 2021. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, and board certification by the American College of Theriogenologists (or European College of Animal Reproduction) or have successfully completed a residency in theriogenology and are eligible for board certification. Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Clinical competence in companion animal theriogenology is required and expertise in all domestic species is preferred. Effort will be distributed among clinical teaching and service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, research, and didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and residents. 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 Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine seeks to lead, enable, and inspire others to attain a healthier world for animals and people. Consistently ranked among the top veterinary schools in the world, the college is a global leader in outstanding multidisciplinary clinical and diagnostic services as well as exemplary animal care. The college continuously produces a stream of scientific breakthroughs while also preparing students, veterinarians, and scientists to assume vital roles in scientific inquiry, local and global health, public policy and clinical, population, and diagnostic veterinary medicine.

The section of theriogenology at Cornell has two faculty members, two residents and two dedicated technicians (one full-time; one part-time) who work in a modern, well-equipped teaching hospital with a diverse large and small animal caseload. The successful clinical track candidate will develop and extend our clinical expertise and contribute to innovative teaching while engaging in collaborative research. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Medical College and technology campuses in New York City.

Located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, Cornell University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. Commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion has been Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our climate by fostering diversity and inclusion.

For more information, go to or contact Dr. Soon Hon Cheong, Chair of the Search Committee (

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 contributions to inclusion and diversity; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site.

The safety and well-being of applicants and our team members is of the utmost importance. Because of campus closures and the likelihood of ongoing travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be conducting virtual interviews with qualified candidates for this position with the intention of scheduling additional in-person meetings as permitted.

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 December 14, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration applications should be submitted by December 1, 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. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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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