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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine | Ithaca, NY | Faculty Position in Wildlife Medicine
The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for a clinical track faculty position in Wildlife Medicine. The full-time position is based at the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital (SWH), a satellite hospital of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). Located approximately 2 miles from the main campus, the SWH provides state-of-the-art medical and surgical care of ill and injured native wildlife, teaches and mentors students and graduate veterinarians, and performs innovative research designed to advance wildlife medicine.

The successful candidate would join a fast-paced and exceptional clinical program. The SWH is an autonomous, well-equipped facility that is further supported by regular consultation and active collaboration with specialists from CUHA. Additionally, comprehensive diagnostic testing services are provided by the Animal Health Diagnostic Center. The candidate will join a team that includes a faculty member (Section Chief) that is board certified by the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), three full-time and one part-time licensed veterinary technician, and a part-time animal care attendant. The SWH admits approximately 2,000 animals annually, and the caseload is typically 70% avian, 25% mammalian, and 5% herptile. The hospital collaborates with a strong and wide network of licensed wildlife rehabilitators across New York State who complete the rehabilitation aspect of patient care with the mission of release back to the wild.

The SWH plays an integral role in student teaching, providing education, and clinical training in wildlife medicine. Additionally, the candidate will be involved in the training and mentorship of zoological medicine interns (2) and residents (2) as they rotate through the SWH, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, NY, and the Companion Exotic Animal Service in CUHA. The SWH also participates heavily in wildlife research, regularly collaborating with researchers within the CVM and generating internal projects focused on native wildlife health both at the individual animal and population levels.

The SWH is part of a robust Wildlife Health program at Cornell University and is a member of the Cornell Wildlife Health Center (WHC), a College of Veterinary Medicine Center of Excellence. The WHC unites wildlife experts across the college’s many wildlife health programs, creating abundant opportunities designed to maximize impact and engagement and train the next generation of conservation leaders. An organization with unparalleled multidisciplinary expertise, the WHC develops holistic, science-based solutions that benefit the health of wildlife, domestic animals, and local communities both locally and globally.

Qualifications

Candidates must possess a DVM or equivalent degree and have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience with at least three years of experience practicing wildlife medicine. Full consideration will be given to candidates either board certified by the American College of Zoological Medicine or board-eligible with the intent to become board certified by the ACZM within two years of beginning their appointment. Applicants who have completed or intend to complete the Wildlife discipline of the examination will be preferred. The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work with a diverse team of staff, students, and veterinarians. Proven aptitude in and enthusiasm for teaching in both clinical and didactic environments is required. Clinical duties require flexible working hours that will include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. Clinical competence in all aspects of wildlife medicine is required, and expertise in avian orthopedic surgery is essential. Demonstrated accomplishment in research and a desire to continue to perform independent and collaborative research is expected.

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.

Cornell University is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. Commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion has been Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We welcome candidates who are equally committed to these values and who will strengthen our climate by fostering diversity and inclusion. The College of Veterinary Medicine also seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples through Cornell’s Dual Career Program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Cornell is in Ithaca on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. Ithaca is a vibrant city with art museums, theaters, a diverse selection of restaurants, and a very well-supported public education system. 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 opportunities for outdoor activities. Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or work in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle.

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

For more information, click here or contact Dr. Sara Childs-Sanford, Chair of the Search Committee at sec15@cornell.edu.

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, as appropriate research interests and plans, and contributions to 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.

The safety and well-being of applicants and our team members are 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.

Review of applications will begin on January 17, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 17, 2022.

What is a Statement of Contribution to Diversity?

This statement invites applicants to describe their past, present, and/or future efforts at promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in their careers as researchers and educators. It should convey how they see these continuing at Cornell and can focus on teaching, research, or service.

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor – Human and Veterinary Anatomy
The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a term faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor. This is a full-time, 9-month position with salary commensurate with qualifications.

The successful candidate will support veterinary, undergraduate, and master’s students emotionally and academically. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to develop human and veterinary anatomy instruction and curricula, including teaching and supervision of a cadaver-based undergraduate human anatomy laboratory course (BMS 448), and support laboratory instruction for veterinary anatomy courses in the professional curriculum (BMS 330 and BMS 331). The candidate will also develop a new undergraduate laboratory-based veterinary anatomy course that will help prepare future professional students by providing hands-on veterinary anatomy instruction.

Iowa State University especially seeks candidates with a commitment to contributing to and enhancing the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, mentoring, and service. The successful candidate will have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in departmental programs and committees.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor – Equine Surgery
The Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, or tenure-track faculty position in equine surgery. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.

This position will include clinical service responsibilities in large animal surgery, with a dedicated effort to professional practice and clinical instruction in the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The remaining time will be used for the development of a creative program of scholarship, didactic and laboratory teaching, academic service, and outreach activities. The percentage effort associated with these combined activities will be determined by mutual agreement between the candidate and the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • DVM or equivalent degree.
  • Successful completion of an American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) approved residency training program.
  • State of Iowa Veterinary License on or before the first day of employment.

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Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor - Small Animal Surgery
The Veterinary Clinical Sciences department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University, located in Ames, Iowa, invites applications for a full-time, clinical-track, or tenure-track faculty position in the small animal surgery section of the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). We are looking to complement our existing team of Board Certified veterinary surgeons in the areas of soft tissue, orthopedic, or a mixed surgical focus. The qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate will determine appointment rank.

The primary responsibilities of this position will be to collaborate with the current accomplished team of four veterinary surgeons and allied specialists to enhance an established small animal surgery section. The recently renovated LVMC is fully equipped, including a stereotactic radiation therapy unit.

The selected candidate will be committed to the delivery of exceptional patient care, share an enthusiastic dedication to education, and will contribute to the enhancement of the national prominence of the surgery and other sections practicing in the LVMC. The successful candidate will also have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education. The candidate will be highly self-motivated, innovative and will possess excellent communication skills and experience working with a diverse population. Furthermore, the candidate will demonstrate professional maturity with a leadership style that contributes to a positive culture and has a compassionate and empathetic nature towards the clients and patients of the LVMC. Iowa State University especially seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and outreach. All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

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Iowa State University | Ames, IA | Tenure Track or Clinical Track Assistant - Associate or Full Professor - Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University (ISU), located in Ames, Iowa, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, clinical, or tenure track faculty appointment in the area of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS) and the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center (LVMC). The LVMC is a state-of-the-art teaching hospital providing specialized care for companion and large animals throughout Iowa and the surrounding states. The candidate will join a department with over 50 diverse faculty and staff members, allied in teaching, research, and clinical efforts relevant to companion animals, equids, and other large animals.

The successful candidate will provide clinical service and teaching in the LVMC. The primary focus for all aspects of the position will be veterinary emergency and critical care for patients in the Hixson-Lied Small Animal Hospital. Clinical duties may include weekend and after-hours obligations. Supervision and instruction of interns and residents, instruction of clinical-year students, and primary case supervision are expected, in addition to participation and contribution to weekly resident boards review and journal clubs. The successful candidate should have a collegial, collaborative attitude and willingness to participate in all levels of technician, student, and house officer education. The remaining effort may include participation in research, scholarship, and traditional didactic and laboratory teaching. Appointment rank will be determined by the qualifications, documented experience, and interests of the selected candidate.

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Stanford University - Department of Comparative Medicine | Stanford, CA | Director for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
The Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University is currently seeking a veterinary clinical pathologist to serve as the Director for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) Animal Diagnostic Laboratory. A DVM/VMD degree and ACVP or ECVP board certification or board eligibility is required. Academic rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) and line (University Medical Line, Clinician Educator) will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

  • The major criteria for appointment in the University Medical Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
  • The major criterion for appointment as Clinician Educators is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, teaching, administrative, and/or scholarship appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of veterinary clinical pathology for a variety of species, including common laboratory animal species, especially rodents, swine and sheep, nonhuman primates, and aquatics. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, rodent strain-related idiosyncrasies, testing and interpretation, molecular diagnostics, bacteriology, biosafety and quality assurance, and health surveillance protocols in a laboratory animal setting are highly desirable. Additional responsibilities include outreach and consultation with research laboratories, assistance with study design, and working one-on-one with researchers (principal investigators, post-doctoral students, graduate students, and research laboratory staff). There are ample opportunities for collaborative, translational research. To learn more about the services offered by the VSC Animal Diagnostic Laboratory, see: https://animaldiagnosticlab.com/.

The successful candidate will also provide laboratory animal clinical pathology training for trainees participating in the Department’s American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency and the Master of Laboratory Animal Science program. Development of Instructional hands-on workshops, in-person classes, and/or online training modules related to laboratory animal clinical pathology is expected.

To apply, please submit in one pdf file: a curriculum vitae (CV), a brief letter (statement of research and/or scholarly activity, and teaching accomplishments including future plans in these areas). You will also be expected to provide the names and email addresses of 3 references in the application. All materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/95049.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2021, and accepted until the position is filled.

The Department of Comparative Medicine, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value candidates who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested applicants from academic centers, including veterinary schools and research-intensive medical schools, and from pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors are encouraged to apply.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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