Cornell University - Faculty Positions in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
October 07, 2016 - January 05, 2017

The Department of Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University invites applications for two faculty positions in the Section of Diagnostic Imaging. The Section includes two tenure-track and two clinical-track faculty members with the goals of supporting robust pre-clinical and clinical research programs, providing excellent clinical/diagnostic services in the Hospital, and maintaining a strong teaching and outreach program. The successful candidate would join a section of four board-certified radiologists supported by seven experienced, licensed technicians (LVT and RT), four imaging residents and a full-time biomedical engineer working in a comprehensive, state-of-the art teaching and referral hospital. Approximately 10,000 imaging examinations are performed annually.

Diagnostic imaging equipment in Ithaca includes two multi-plate AGFA CR readers, multiple wireless Sound DR detectors,, a Phillips RF “special procedures” room, a flat-panel Ziehm C-arm for intra-operative imaging, a Toshiba Vantage Atlas® 1.5 T MR, a 16 slice Toshiba Aquilion-LB® CT both equipped for small and large animal examinations, a MIE planar gamma camera , isolation facilities for radioiodine therapy, and two ultrasound units (Phillips Epiq and iU22) with 5 transducers each and elastography capabilities. The Imaging equipment is integrated via DICOM modality work-list through the medical record system (UVIS) and images are archived and viewed with Carestream PACS, including both diagnostic and browser-independent web software (PC, Mac, iPad). Integrated 3-D software is included. Four diagnostic workstations are equipped with dual, 2-3 MP monitors.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine is a fulfilling place to work with ample opportunity for a robust and rewarding career for a clinical and research oriented faculty member. The teaching hospital provides a diverse and challenging small and large animal caseload and is well-equipped and supported for clinical research. Extensive opportunities for independent and collaborative research exist at the Veterinary College and throughout the University, including Weill Medical College and technology campuses in New York City. Candidates with a special interest in equine diagnostic imaging can find unique opportunities for developing their clinical and research interests at our new satellite equine referral hospital on the backstretch of the Belmont racetrack. Candidates with a small-animal focus can develop consultation arrangements and collaborative research opportunities with the college-owned and affiliated small animal specialty practice in Stamford, Connecticut.

Candidates must have a degree in Veterinary Medicine. Board certification in Veterinary Radiology (ACVR or ECVDI) is preferred, but candidates who have recently completed an approved residency and are board eligible in Veterinary Radiology will be considered. Candidates that are in the process of completing an approved residency and willbe board eligible at the completion of their residency training program will also be considered.

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 diagnostic imaging. Clinical teaching and service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, lecture and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and house officers, and independent and collaborative research 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.

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

Easy campus-to-campus bus transportation allows one to explore or work in NYC while enjoying the “Ithaca is Gorges” lifestyle. Cornell is located in Ithaca on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. Ithaca is a vibrant city with art museums, theaters, and a diverse selection of restaurants. It is within driving distance of several large metropolitan centers, award-winning wineries, and downhill skiing areas. Ithaca is a nature-lovers paradise with ample opportunity for outdoor activities.

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For more information, go to: or contact Dr. Ursula Krotscheck, Chair of the Search Committee [email protected].

Electronic application submission is through Academic Jobs Online:

The required sections of the application include a cover letter describing your research interests, teaching philosophy and clinical interests, curriculum vitae, 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.

Review of applications will begin June 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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