Cornell University, Department of Clinical Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Department of Clinical Sciences-LAS [#27147]
Position Title: Large Animal Surgery
Position Type:Open Rank
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Veterinary Medicine / Large Animal Surgery
Appl Deadline:2024/06/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/09)
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Faculty Position in Large Animal Surgery

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 Large Animal Surgery. The collective goals of the Section include providing excellent surgical services in the Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, supporting robust pre-clinical and clinical research programs, and maintaining strong teaching and outreach programs. The successful candidate will join six board-certified surgeons supported by five experienced licensed veterinary technicians and three surgery residents. The Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital is a state-of-the art teaching and referral hospital, equipped with a comprehensive range of therapeutic and diagnostic equipment. The residency program is broad-based, encompassing both equine and farm animal cases.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. An interest in soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and lameness is desirable. The successful candidate should have demonstrated aptitude for clinical, translational, and/or basic science research. The candidate should exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills and a cooperative work ethic that will interact well with all sections of the hospital. Clinical duties will require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop caseload by reaching out to referring veterinarians and clients and building those connections. Cornell University is a progressive institution where clinical innovation and research are a priority. There are extensive opportunities for independent and collaborative research within the College of Veterinary Medicine and within the University as a whole including Biomedical Engineering, Animal Science and extending to Weill Cornell Medical College and Cornell Tech, both of which are in New York City.

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.

Distribution of effort in the section and department will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s academic goals and expertise and will include a significant clinical service appointment (50%). Rank, title, and salary, will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

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. The College of Veterinary Medicine also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples through Cornell’s Dual Career Program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium www.hercjobs.org/upstate_ny.

For more information, go to: https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments/clinical-sciences/employment-opportunities or contact Dr. Heidi Reesink, Chair of the Search Committee at hlr42@cornell.edu.

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/27147

To apply, submit a cover letter including a statement of career goals (2 page maximum); curriculum vitae; statement of clinical interests and plans (1 page maximum), statement of research interests and plans (1 page maximum), statement of teaching philosophy and plans (1 page maximum); and the names and email addresses of 3 individuals who can provide references. In addition, we ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research, service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials. Any questions regarding the application, including the writing of a statement of contributions to inclusion and diversity should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Heidi Reesink (hlr42@cornell.edu).

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 April 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary Range - $120,000 - $195,000


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EEO Statement:

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.


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Further Info:
https://www.vet.cornell.edu/departments/clinical-sciences/employment-opportunities
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Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Clinical Sciences
Clinical Programs Center C3-513
Ithaca, NY 14853