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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Large Animal Internal Medicine
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Date Posted May 15, 2019
Title Tenure Track Faculty Position in Large Animal Internal Medicine
University Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY, United States
Department Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Large Animal Medicine

The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure track Large Animal Internal Medicine faculty position. This position will result in a total of four large animal internists with the goals of supporting robust pre-clinical and clinical research programs, providing excellent services in the Hospital, and maintaining a strong teaching and outreach program.

The Large Animal Internal Medicine service is supported by three internal medicine residents and experienced licensed veterinarian technicians, during regular and after-hours in a comprehensive, state-of-the art teaching and referral hospital. The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is equipped with extensive therapeutic and diagnostic equipment, including portable ultrasound, video-endoscopy, point-of-care testing, intensive care facilities, 1.5 tesla MRI, 16-slice CT, nuclear imaging, and easy access to Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center/New York State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. In addition, the Cornell Equine Park, a 165-acre facility close to the College, offers teaching, research, breeding and foaling services; and the Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, located in Elmont, NY, serves a diverse clientele of Olympic athletes, world class race horses, national level performance horses, and everyday companions.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Board certification in large animal internal medicine (ACVIM or ECVIM) is required. Clinical and/or basic science research experience is desirable. Clinical expertise in equine neuromuscular diseases, cardiology or emergency and critical care are strongly desired.

Distribution of effort in the section and department will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s expertise and academic goals in large animal internal medicine. The Section provides care for patients in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, a primary and secondary care service and teaching facility with a diverse caseload, and an established referral base. Clinical service and teaching responsibilities are distributed among the faculty members and residents. Faculty have the opportunity to participate in training of residents and professional students, as well as undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty members are expected to develop and sustain a program in clinical, basic, and/or translational research. Independent research space is available. Cornell is a world-class research institution with extensive research facilities and opportunities on campus for collaboration with basic scientists of all disciplines. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Cornell Weill Medical College and Cornell Tech campuses in New York City.

Clinical duties require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all of the sections in the Hospital.

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

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.

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. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or
develop collaborations in NYC while enjoying the "Ithaca is Gorges" lifestyle.

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

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

The required sections of the application include a cover letter, including statement of career
goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals; statement of research
interests and plans; and statement of inclusion and diversity. Each statement should not exceed
three pages. In addition, please list the names and email addresses for 3 referees.

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.

Applications received by July 15, 2019, will receive full consideration and review of applications
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.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Julia Felippe
    Clinical Sciences
    Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
    930 Campus Road
    Ithaca, NY 14853


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