The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic
Sciences of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University
invites applications for a three-year faculty appointment as an
Instructor in the Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program. The Shelter
Medicine Program currently has a director/epidemiologist, a clinician, a
program coordinator, a veterinary technician, a part-time computer data
technician, and positions for two shelter medicine interns. The
successful candidate's primary responsibilities will include clinical
instruction of interns and veterinary students, lecturing in core and
elective classes, and outreach to animal shelters, including the
provision of medical and surgical services. Additionally, the clinician
will participate in shelter consultations, including the creation of
reports, protocols, and other written materials.
There is an expectation for local and national travel. Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience. Veterinarians with significant experience working in animal shelters are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional training, including completion of a Shelter Medicine Residency or board certification by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners or American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, is advantageous. Salary will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. Interested individuals should submit an application to: Dr. Jan Scarlett, Director, Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program |c/o Brenda Payne |Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences |College of Veterinary Medicine |Cornell University Ithaca NY 14853-6401. Electronic submissions should be sent to Dr. Scarlett in care of Ms. Brenda Payne at firstname.lastname@example.org. Materials should include a curriculum vitae, a statement summarizing shelter experience, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of reference should be sent separately to Dr. Jan Scarlett at email@example.com. For further information, contact Dr. Scarlett or Dr. Berliner at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 607-253-3574. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative-action employer committed to employing a highly qualified, diverse faculty. Underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Cornell seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career program.