Cornell University, Department of Clinical Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Clinical Sciences-SMR [#24624]
Position Title: Tenure track faculty member in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Veterinary Medicine / Canine Rehabilitation, Canine Sports Medicine, Canine Orthopedics
Appl Deadline:2023/04/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/30, finished 2023/09/26, listed until 2023/09/30)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

Faculty Position in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 
The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Section. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Preference will be given to applicants with research experience. Starting salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. 

The successful candidate will join 1 faculty member in the section (to make up a total of 2 faculty – 1 tenure track and 1 clinical track) and two licensed veterinary technicians comprising the section of SMR. The Section provides care for patients in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, a tertiary care service and teaching facility with a diverse caseload and an established referral base. It is a great time to join our group, as we have all current treatment modalities, including shockwave, photo-biomodulation, underwater treadmill as well as a full suite of diagnostic services as well as a newly purchased ultrasound to perform musculoskeletal ultrasound, allowing the new faculty member to shape the future of clinical rehabilitation. Clinical service and teaching responsibilities within the didactic curriculum are distributed among faculty. Faculty participate in training professional students and rotating interns and residents, with two full-time SMR residents on service. Faculty members are expected to develop and sustain a research program. Independent research space is available, as well as the services of clinical trials coordinators and clinical trials core research technicians. Cornell is a world-class research institution with extensive research facilities and opportunities on campus for collaboration with basic scientists of all disciplines. Cornell is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities, and genders.  We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.  The University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual-career searches.

Cornell is 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 develop collaborations in NYC, particularly at the Cornell Weill Medical College, while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.

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

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

The required sections of the application include a cover letter that describes career goals; a curriculum vitae; and statements of (i) teaching philosophy and goals, (ii) research interests and plans, and (iii) inclusion and diversity; and email addresses 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at through this site.

What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity?

A statement where applicants describe their past, present, and future aspirations to promote equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators. The statement should convey how they see these commitments continuing at Cornell. Such articulation can focus on teaching, research, service, or all three domains.

Review of applications will begin on May 1st, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League University and a great workplace. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s teaching, discovery, and engagement mission. With our main campus in Ithaca, NY, Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, and the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

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Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on any protected characteristic, including race, ethnic or national origin, citizenship and immigration status, color, sex/gender, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, age, creed, religion, actual or perceived disability (including persons associated with such a person), arrest and/or conviction record, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression and/or identity, an individual’s genetic information, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations in accordance with applicable law. 

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty, and staff to all identities and backgrounds. We encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

Application Materials Required:
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Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
Ithaca, NY 14853