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Faculty Position in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cornell University

  • Nov. 9, 2016
  • Faculty Position in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Department of Clinical Sciences
  • Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Clinical/Medical Sciences
    Veterinary Medicine - General
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Faculty Position in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Department of Clinical Sciences with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, invites applications for a specialty track faculty position in the Section of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Companion Animal Hospital. Candidates must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Board certification in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is preferred but candidates who have recently completed an approved residency program in Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation will also be considered.

The successful candidate will join one board-certified faculty member training one resident working in a comprehensive teaching and referral hospital with advanced facilities and equipment. Responsibilities will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s areas of expertise within the specialty of sports medicine and rehabilitation. Effort will be distributed among clinical teaching and service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and house officers, teaching in the preclinical curriculum, and primarily collaborative research. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Medical College and technology campuses in New York City.

Clinical duties require foundational skills in evidence based medical diagnostics and treatment modalities frequently used in rehabilitation (i.e., underwater treadmill, manual therapy, TENS, NEMS, Laser, regenerative medicine). The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with surgical and medical specialists regarding case management.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore our work in NYC while enjoying the "Ithaca is Gorges" lifestyle. Cornell is located 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.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. The University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program to assist with dual career searches.

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

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

The required sections of the application include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, research interests, teaching philosophy, and clinical interests. Also, include email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site. Please ensure the "email notify writer on submit" box is selected upon submission. If you have concerns with submitting your references online, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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