Located in Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University is a bold, innovative, inclusive and dynamic teaching and research university where staff, faculty, and students alike are challenged to make an enduring contribution to the betterment of humanity. Cornell University is one of the largest and most diverse institutions in the Ivy League. We are a community of 22,000 students and more than 10,000 faculty and staff members representing more than 80 countries and hundreds of disciplines—global cultures, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and ideas. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University is recognized internationally as a leader in public health, biomedical research, animal medicine, and veterinary medical education. Ranked consistently as one of the best veterinary colleges in the nation, the College's strength is due to its strategic breadth of focus areas and its depth of expertise in each of those areas; the achievements of its faculty, staff, alumni, and students; and its commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a three-year appointment in the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program. The successful candidate will have experience in population health management for companion animals and high-quality/high-volume spay/neuter, as well as excellence in individual primary care for dogs, cats and rabbits. Teaching experience in a clinical setting is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include providing clinical service through teaching to include clinical instruction of interns and veterinary students, didactic teaching in core and elective classes, clinical outreach through a shelter medicine rotation to animal shelters, and population-level continuing education and consultation for shelter staff.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree with at least 2 years of clinical experience, preferably in a shelter environment and including high quality, high volume spay neuter training. Teaching experience preferred. Completion of a Shelter Medicine Internship or Residency preferred. Candidates will be expected to work towards Board Certification in Shelter Medicine through ABVP. Time and resources will be provided to study for the board examination, if required.
The Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program currently has two full-time Assistant Clinical Professors, a licensed veterinary technician, a program coordinator, and positions for two shelter medicine trainees (interns/residents.)
Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.