Tenure or Clinical Track Professor of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery
University of Wisconsin-School of Veterinary Medicine
April 6, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - Any experience level considered
DVM or equivalent
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Soft Tissue Surgery. The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates who are either certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgery (ACVS) or eligible to take the ACVS board-certifying examination. Candidates must also maintain a license to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Wisconsin.
The successful candidate will join a team of three soft tissue surgeons and be an integral member of the surgery section which includes three orthopedic surgeons, five surgery residents and 10 dedicated veterinary technicians. The soft tissue surgery service enjoys a busy and diverse caseload and is supported by an experienced faculty dedicated to clinical service, teaching, and research. In addition to the soft tissue surgery service, the teaching hospital is well represented in specialty areas including 24/7 emergency and critical care medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, internal medicine, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, cardiology, anesthesiology and pain management, physical therapy and rehabilitation, dentistry and oral surgery, primary care, diagnostic imaging, zoo and wildlife medicine, clinical and anatomic pathology, and dermatology.
Responsibilities of this position include: the clinical management of cases presented to the teaching hospital and participation in after-hours emergency duty when scheduled on clinics, collaboration with other clinical services on cases that require expertise from multiple specialty services, didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching of students, interns, and residents, establishment of a research program targeted at advancement of the field with intramural and extramural funding, providing continuing education at the local, regional and national level, and participation in various administrative committees at the hospital, department, school, and campus level as deemed appropriate by the Department chair.
The tenure-track position typically involves 12-14 weeks of clinic duty annually with the balance of effort distributed between non-clinical teaching (15%), research (50-55%), and service (5%). The clinical-track position typically involves 24-26 weeks of clinic duty annually with the balance of effort distributed between non-clinical teaching (15-20%), research (20-25%), and service (5-15%).
Participation in didactic and laboratory teaching is equitably distributed between the members of the section. It is anticipated that faculty research activities will incorporate training opportunities for interns, residents, veterinary students, and/or graduate students. Faculty on the tenure-track are expected to develop an independent program of research supported by extramural funding.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the top research institutions in the world. The campus is located on beautiful Lake Mendota and is surrounded by numerous amenities including over 300 restaurants, a nationally recognized farmers market, a vibrant music and performing arts scene, award winning biking trails, and countless other outdoor activities.
The position is being offered as either a tenure or clinical-track position and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and CV, including the names of three professional references to www.jobs.wisc.edu. Note position vacancy listing numbers #93395 or #93397. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Robb Hardie, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 93395, 93397
About University of Wisconsin-School of Veterinary Medicine
Opened in 1983, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine quickly earned a reputation as one of the leading schools of veterinary medicine in America. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the school fifth among its peer institutions. Located in several facilities on and near the scenic University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine houses a modern veterinary medical teaching hospital, UW Veterinary Care; high-tech equipment; and high-quality lab and classroom space for teaching and research. The curriculum provides a broad education in veterinary medicine with learning experiences in food animal medicine, shelter medicine, zoological medicine, and many other specialty areas.
Faculty in the school’s four academic departments welcome and train 87 new students each year in a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, the school provides exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health through its Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Students may also choose from a variety of dual degree options.
The school’s faculty and staff provide outstanding programs in veteri...nary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. Many faculty members have joint appointments on and off campus, including the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Global Health Institute, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, the National Wildlife Health Laboratory, the North Central Dairy Forage Center, the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and the International Crane Foundation. These outside connections provide research and job opportunities for students.