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Clinical or Tenure Track Faculty in Emergency Critical Care Medicine
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

Date Posted Jun. 28, 2019
Title Clinical or Tenure Track Faculty in Emergency Critical Care 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
  • Core Faculty
  • Emergency Medical Care

Faculty Position in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University invites applications for a clinical track or tenure track faculty position in the Section of Companion Animal Emergency and Critical Care. Candidates must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Board certification in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is preferred, but candidates who have recently completed or who anticipate completing an approved residency by July 2020, will also be considered.

The successful candidate will join four board-certified Companion Animal Emergency and Critical Care faculty members training six ECC residents working in a comprehensive teaching and referral hospital with state-of-the-art 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 emergency and critical care medicine. 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, and independent and/or collaborative research. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech campuses in New York City.

Clinical duties require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, weekend and shared holiday responsibilities. The successful candidate will share supervision of a 24-hour emergency receiving (ER) service as well as primary care of critically ill patients in the 30-cage intensive care unit (ICU) through the Critical Care (CC) Service. Both the ER and ICU are staffed 24 hours a day with licensed veterinary technicians, with a mission for excellence in patient care. The ICU is open style with all specialty services (including the CC Service) providing primary care of the patients in the unit. 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 or 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 museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries and cideries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lover’s paradise with ample opportunities 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. Gretchen Schoeffler, Co-Chair of the Search Committee at or Dr. Rory Todhunter, Co-Chair of the Search Committee at .

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

The required sections of the application include: cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and goals, research interests and plans, and inclusion and diversity; and 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.

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 August 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. Gretchen Schoeffler
    Clinical Sciences
    Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
    930 Campus Road
    Ithaca, NY 14853


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