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 Ph.D. 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. Position responsibilities include shared oversight and training of five Internal Medicine residents, rotating interns, and veterinary students. The candidate is 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. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop or continue an independent funded research program in addition to conducting collaborative research.
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 as working hours may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. Clinical coverage is shared by two faculty members providing hospital oversight of Internal Medicine residents and interns. After-hours and emergency back-up support for 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.
Application must include: a cover letter describing research interests, clinical interests/expertise and teaching philoophy for house staff, DVM students and veterinarians in continuing education programs; curriculum vitae; and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 2018.
Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9971
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.