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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 Ophthalmology. The new faculty member will join the current faculty ophthalmologists with the goals of supporting robust basic and clinical research programs, providing excellent ophthalmology services in the Hospital, and maintaining a strong teaching and outreach program. The successful candidate will join a current faculty of four board-certified ophthalmologists supported by 4 experienced, licensed technicians (LVT), and three ophthalmology residents in a comprehensive, state-of-the art teaching and referral hospital. The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is equipped with extensive therapeutic and diagnostic equipment including state-of-the-art operating microscopes (including a ceiling-mounted Zeiss OPMI LUMERA 700 and multiple floor mounted microscopes); phacoemulsification units; anterior and posterior segment digital photography equipment (including a RetCam3, infrared cameras, and ultraviolent cameras); diode, YAG, and CO2 lasers (including endolaser); in vivo corneal confocal microscopy, optical coherence tomography, confocal laser scanning ophthalmoscopy, and retinal tomography equipment; cryosurgical units; and electrodiagnostic and ocular ultrasonography equipment (including high resolution and ultrasound biomicroscopy units).
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Board certification in veterinary ophthalmology (ACVO) is preferred, but those with credentials completed in preparation for the certifying exam are also encouraged to apply. Clinical and/or basic science research experience is desirable. Clinical expertise in both small and large animal ophthalmology is strongly desired.
Distribution of effort in the Section and Department will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate's expertise and academic goals in ophthalmology. Clinical teaching and service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, lecture and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and house officers, and independent and/or collaborative research expectations are negotiable. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the College and University, including Weill Medical College and technology campuses in New York City.
Clinical duties require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all of the sections in the Hospital.
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.
Located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, 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 www.hercjobs.org/upstate_ny .
Salary, rank and title will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.
The required sections of the application include: cover letter including statement of career goals; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching philosophy and goals, 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.
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Review of applications will begin March 27, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
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