CVM Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences, Cornell University

Fellowship ID:Cornell-PMDS-FELLOW [#7359]
Fellowship Title: Fellowship in Wildlife Pathology
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Wildlife Health
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Pathology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/06/06, finished 2017/01/29, listed until 2016/07/26)

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

Fellowship in Wildlife Pathology

The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University (CVM) invites applications for a 12-month fellowship in wildlife pathology with the New York State Cooperative Wildlife Health Program. This program is a partnership between the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the CVM. It focuses on wildlife disease surveillance, disease research and support of NYSDEC policy and staff needs related to wildlife health. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct necropsies and review biopsies for submitted wildlife cases and assist with teaching and supervision of residents, students and trainees. The candidate also will be expected to engage in a research project related to wildlife health which can be tailored to personal interests. Scheduling may be flexible to accommodate board certification studies. The University offers an exciting work environment with opportunities for innovative research, outreach, and collaborations with faculty and external partners active in public health, epidemiology, international conservation work, sustainability, and field ecology.

Applicants must have a DVM degree (or equivalent) and have completed a residency in anatomic pathology. Board certification is a plus but board-eligible applicants will be considered. The successful candidate will have a strong diagnostic pathology background, broad interests in wildlife disease and excellent interpersonal skills.

Cornell University is located in beautiful Ithaca, New York. Cornell 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 through its Dual Career Program and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches

For more information, please email Wildlife Health Program coordinators Dr. Elizabeth Bunting ( or Dr. Krysten Schuler ( or call 607 253 3900. Prospective candidates should upload their application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of interests [max. 4 pages]) together with the names of 3 references. We will begin considering complete applications on July 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 description.

Further Info:
240 Farrier Road
Ithaca, NY 14853

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