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Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Emergency & Critical Care

UW Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tenure 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 to conduct basic science or clinical research that advances academic clinical practice. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the teaching hospital including the provision of patient care; and instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients, as well as to provide supervision of the emergency and critical services as well as direct patient care, is vitally important. Approximately 28,700 small animal patients are evaluated at UW Veterinary Care annually. The Emergency Service case-load exceeds 6,000 cases per year.

Duties include, not are not limited to:

1. Up to 12 weeks of clinical coverage and teaching service
2. Training and supervision of residents and interns
3. Clinical teaching of 4th year veterinary students

1. Didactic teaching
2. Laboratory course teaching

1. Contribute and participate in clinical research in the ECC 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


Education: DVM (or equivalent) required.

Board certification or board eligibility from the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care preferred.

Academic experience or relevant practice experience beyond residency training is preferred but not mandatory.

A successful candidate must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic science or clinically- orientated research field relevant to veterinary emergency medicine and/or critical care medicine.

Must be eligible to obtain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin.

Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents are also 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 school, hospital and department.

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


This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 243656; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary invites applications for a clinical track faculty, full-time, renewable Assistant or Associate Professor position within the Emergency and Critical Care Section of the UW Veterinary Care Hospital. The successful candidate will join the current team of three clinical track faculty providing 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 adjacent to 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:

Other Resources:
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