The Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of
Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications
for 1 full-time Assistant or Associate 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.
Qualifications: American College of Veterinary
Surgeons (ACVS) or European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS)
Board Certification with advanced training in orthopedic surgery is
preferred. Board Eligibile individuals will also be considered.
Must be licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of
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
RESPONSIBILITIES: 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
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.
MADISON: 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. 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.
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HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please click "Apply
Online" to begin the process https://jobs.wisc.edu/ You will be
required ‘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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 608-263-5633 .
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 tenrue-track faculty
credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this
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 University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity