University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 244202-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for 1 full-time Assistant Professor in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. The successful candidate will join the Small Animal Surgery Section, which is comprised 6 full-time ACVS Diplomates, 6 residents/interns, and a dynamic group of certified veterinary technicians. The UW Veterinary Care teaching hospital is equipped with state of the art equipment including arthroscopy, MRI, CT and ultrasound.

Tenure track faculty are typically assigned to 10-12 weeks of clinic duty annually although an increased load if needed (up to 16 weeks) may be needed at some times. It is an expectation of this position that the faculty member will develop a productive independent research program, which will be supported by acquisition of extramural funding and will incorporate training opportunities for interns, residents, veterinary students, and/or graduate students. Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory to be equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include leading resident-based or student-based rounds that involve approximately 3 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties.

Responsibilities will include providing clinical service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, and pursuit of clinical, translational and/or basic research.

Approximately 25% in Clinical Practice of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery (up to 12-14 weeks of clinic duty) and 10-15% non clinical teaching (10 lectures/year and 5-10 laboratories/year), research 50-70% and 10-15% in Service.

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


DVM or equivalent.


American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) Board Certification with advanced training in orthopedic surgery is preferred. Board Eligible individuals will also be considered.

This position has a strong emphasis on research and academic clinical practice. Experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups or diverse interns, residents and students is also preferred.


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

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 244193 and PVL 244204; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having multiple 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 deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2021, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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. Our school is committed to advancing a diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine. The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison has been named one of the nation's top bike-friendly cities and is host to Dane County Farmer's Market which is one of the largest in the nation and boasts 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:



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2022


ANNUAL (12 months)

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" 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 Lori Chamberlain at or 608-263-5633.

Specific questions about the position can be directed to Small Animal Orthopedic Section, Dr. Peter Muir,


Lori Chamberlain
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:

Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

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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.

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:

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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Applications Open: Nov 11 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close:

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