CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR-LARGE ANIMAL SURGERY

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 226920-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department: VET M/SURGICAL SCIENCES
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine



Position Summary:

The Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for 1 full-time Instructor in Large Animal Surgery. The successful candidate will join the Large Animal Surgery Section, which is comprised 3 full-time ACVS Diplomates (including 1 ACVSMR double boarded surgeon), 3 residents/interns, and a dynamic group of certified veterinary technicians.

Principal Duties:

The candidate will primarily participate in the clinical activities of the UW Veterinary Care Hospital including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students and residents, consultation with referring veterinaries and clients, and emergency service. The annual caseload for the large animal hospital is approximately 1,600 patients, comprised of 70-75% horses and 25-30% food animal, (mainly dairy cattle with a small number of other farm animal species.)

The successful applicant will be expected to provide between 35-40 weeks of clinical service per annum with primary emergency duty for 20-22 of those weeks. Involvement with didactic and laboratory instruction of veterinary students is also anticipated.

The candidate will be required to be capable of lifting up to 40 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach and/or climb a ladder, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting

The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of a leading public research institution on the UW-Madison campus and extensive opportunities exist for the successful applicant to become involved in clinical or basic science research during off-clinic time.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

DVM or equivalent

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidates should be board certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, or board eligible having completed an approved large animal surgery residency.

License or Certificate:

Must be licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Wisconsin

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison has been named the most bike-friendly city; the Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation; Madison has the most restaurants per capita of any U.S. city; Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, and play; and the University is nationally recognized for academics, research, and athletics. Please see the following link for more information: http://greatermadisonchamber.com/about-madison/visitor-info.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts people from all races, nationalities, disabilities and genders. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities to apply.

This position is available currently and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

School of Veterinary Medicine home page:
http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu

UW Veterinary Care home page:
http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu

Department(s):

A875100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/SURGICAL SCIENCES

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2021

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing three professional references. If you have questions, please contact Lori Chamberlain at
lori.mitchell@wisc.edu, 608-263-5633.

Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Sabrina Brounts at sabrina.brounts@wisc.edu or Dr. Samantha Morello at sam.morello@wisc.edu

Contact:

Lori Chamberlain
lori.mitchell@wisc.edu
608-263-5633
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR(D54NN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

226920-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Oct 6 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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