Assistant Professor - Large Animal Surgery

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Competitive Salary
Jun 10, 2021
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
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
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