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The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track or clinical-track faculty position in the Section of Large Animal Surgery. The collective goals of the Section include supporting robust pre-clinical and clinical research programs, providing excellent surgical services in the Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital, 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, and it is equipped with a comprehensive range of therapeutic and diagnostic equipment. The residency program is broad-based and predominantly equine with a significant proportion of farm animal and small ruminant cases.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and be board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. For the tenure-track faculty position the successful candidate should have demonstrated aptitude for clinical and/or basic science research.
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 (Cornell's new graduate technology campus) both of which are in New York City.
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 should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all the sections in the Hospital. They will also be expected to develop caseload by reaching out to referring veterinarians and clients and building those connections.
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 (minimum 40%). Rank, title and salary, will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
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The required sections of the application include a cover letter including statement of career goals (2 page maximum); curriculum vitae; description of clinical interests and goals (1 page maximum); statement of teaching philosophy and goals (1 page maximum), research interests and plans (1 page maximum), and statement of contributions to inclusion and diversity (1 page maximum); and email addresses for letter requests of 3 referees who will be invited to upload their letters at this site. Any questions regarding the application, including the writing of a statement of contributions to inclusion and diversity should be directed to Dr. Jonathan Cheetham who is chairing the search (email@example.com).
The safety and well-being of applicants and our team members is of the utmost importance. Because of campus closures and the likelihood of ongoing travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be conducting virtual interviews with qualified candidates for this position with the intention of scheduling additional in-person meetings as permitted.
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Review of applications will begin on November 10th, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration applications should be submitted by November 10th, 2020.
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