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Job Posting: Janet L Swanson Director of Shelter Medicine at Cornell University

  • 1.  Job Posting: Janet L Swanson Director of Shelter Medicine at Cornell University

    Posted 01-04-2023 08:25 AM

    Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program and the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in gorgeous Ithaca, New York, are pleased to invite applications for the next Janet L. Swanson Director of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program.

    The mission of Maddie's® Shelter Medicine Program is to provide veterinary students and practitioners with specialized knowledge of shelter medicine practice and the skills, to improve the medical and behavioral health of companion animals in our community, and to advance the discipline of shelter medicine. Founded in 2010 and largely funded by Maddie's Fund®, this unique and ambitious academic program focuses on shelter medicine clinical practice, student and intern instruction, shelter consultation, research in shelter medicine, and animal welfare industry service.

    The primary responsibility of this endowed position will be to lead and implement education, research, and outreach activities, to curate and expand financial and administrative support for the program, and to support the clinical and teaching needs of the program, including clinical service and emergency coverage for animals in care of the SPCA of Tompkins County, training of veterinary interns, teaching the elective clinical rotation, and leading elective didactic courses in the professional veterinary medicine curriculum.

    Cornell University is a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

    Please click on the link provided for more details and to apply:  


    Lena DeTar
    Cornell University