Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231034-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Other
Department: DEPT-A8721

Position Summary:

Clinical track faculty at the University of Wisconsin are expected to participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns and residents, participate in continuing education programs, and conduct basic science or clinical research that advances academic clinical practice. Service responsibilities are expected to the Department, School and University. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital in the neurology/neurosurgery service including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients is vitally important. Approximately 25,000 small animal patients are evaluated at UW Veterinary Care annually. The current Neurology/Neurosurgery case load is approximately 1,140 cases per year.

Principal Duties:

Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Up to 26 weeks of clinical service
2. Training and supervision of residents and interns
1. Didactic teaching (total of 2-6 lecture hours, approx.)
2. Laboratory course teaching (total of 3-6 hours, approx.)
1. Contribute and participate in clinical research in the neurology/neurosurgery section
1. Involvement in committees at the Department, School and University level along with involvement
at the professional committee level.
2. Participation in continuing education programs for veterinary practitioners in Wisconsin

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) required; Board certification or board eligibility in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine/Neurology or Board certification in the European College of Veterinary neurology required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents are expected. Distribution of effort in the section and the Department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities and the candidate's expertise and academic goals. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work
cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department

License or Certificate:

Eligible to practice veterinary medicine in Wisconsin.

Additional Information:

The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary
Medicine invites applications for a clinical track faculty, full-time, 12-month Assistant or Associate
Professor position within the neurology/Neurosurgery Section of the UW Veterinary Care clinical service within the UW Veterinary Care Hospital on the UW-Madison campus.

Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the School of Veterinary Medicine and the UW-Madison campus. The School of Medicine & Public Health, the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the Biotechnology Center are located within a short distance of the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UW-Madison campus. A close relationship also exists with the Wisconsin State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory which is located within the same footprint on-campus as the School of Veterinary Medicine. UW-Madison considers the School of Veterinary Medicine to be a major factor in its overall success as a top five university in terms of awarded federal funding. The school is also a major factor in Madison's emergence as a hub of commercial biotechnology, including regenerative medicine technologies.

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was 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 and athletics. Please see the following link for more information:

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Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 16, 2021


Minimum $95,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Open until filled. To apply for this position, please click "" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, current CV, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 30, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.


Rachel Adams
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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

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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).

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Advertised: 29 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 03 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time

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