Assistant Professor - Large Animal Surgery

University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine
Wisconsin, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 13, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for 1 full-time Assistant/Associate Professor 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.
The Large Animal Surgery is located within UW Veterinary Care which includes state-of-the-art facilities with equipment such as endoscopy, mechanical ventilation, dialysis, tomotherapy, digital radiography, outpatient ultrasonography, computed tomography, MRI. We provide 24/7 service to the Small, Large, and Exotic animal sections and are affiliated with the Henry Vilas Zoo.
Qualifications: DVM or equivalent. American College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Certified or Board Eligible as a result of advanced training in Large Animal Surgery. Applicants with experience in surgery in species such as large ruminants, camelids, etc. are encouraged to apply. Must be licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Wisconsin
Responsibilities include Clinical service within the Section of Large Animal Surgery at UW Veterinary Care including daytime and emergency duty, and back-up on call support to Large Animal Surgery residents and technicians. Participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents in Large Animal Surgery.
Up to 12 weeks of clinical duty per year. Will cover an equitable portion of lecture and laboratory teaching shared with the section (most recently averaging 10-15 lectures and 10-15 laboratories per year). 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.
Distribution of time is expected to be approximately Clinical practice 30%, Other services 70% (Teaching , Research and Service)
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:
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.
This position is being announced simultaneously with PVL 226702; please note only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with both tenure-track credentials and non-tenure track credentials for this position.
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, 608-263-5633.
Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Sabrina Brounts at or Dr. Samantha Morello at