The University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking qualified applicants for two open positions in Large Animal Surgery. Candidates can choose from 3 different titles and job descriptions to suit their interests. These include an Assistant Professor title; for this title approximately 12 weeks of clinical service per year are expected, with the remainder of time devoted to independent research with outside funding, and a small contribution to didactic or laboratory teaching. This is a tenure track position, with promotion to tenure expected after 6 years provided tenure is approved by the university. The 2nd track is a Clinical Assistant/Associate or Full Professor title; for this title approximately 22 weeks of clinical service per year are expected, as well as some didactic and laboratory teaching of students, interns and residents, and an expectation for independent, hypothesis driven original research within the field. The 3rd title is a Teaching Assistant/Associate or Full Professor title; for this title approximately 35-38 weeks of clinical service are expected, with a focus on clinical teaching of students, interns, and residents as well as significant contributions to the didactic and laboratory curriculum within large animal surgery. Research collaboration is encouraged but not expected. For both Clinical titles, permanent appointment can be achieved after 6 years based on excellent performance. Qualified applicants should be board-certified or board-eligible by the ACVS or ECVS. A PhD in the field is desirable for applicants to the tenure-track position.
The large animal hospital large surgery section sees approximately 1600 cases/year with the majority being equine (~75%), and the remainder comprised of bovine and other farm animal species. UW Veterinary Care houses the most advanced facilities including digital radiography, digital endoscopy, dynamic endoscopy, fluoroscopy, arthroscopy, needle arthroscopy, inertial sensor systems for lameness, ultrasonography with acoustoelastography, and standing fan beam computed tomography for the head and distal limbs. UW is in the process of remodeling a new small and large animal hospital which will be fully equipped with a state-of-the-art imaging suite (CT, PET, MRI) and a new indoor arena and isolation facility. The University offers many collaborative research opportunities as well as curricular development opportunities, and is nationally recognized for academics, research, and athletics.
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 and consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, and play; it has a growing technology economy, is among the top 15 cities worldwide for venture capital deals per capita, and has one of the top 20 hospitals in the nation. Please see the following link for more information: http://greatermadisonchamber.com/about-madison/visitor-info.
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.
Interested individuals can email either Lesley Smith DVM, DACVAA, chair of the search committee email@example.com or Jonathan McAnulty DVM, PhD, chair of the Surgical Sciences department firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and details on how to apply.
DVM or equivalent.
Candidates should be board certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, or board eligible having completed an approved large animal surgery residency.
Must be licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Wisconsin.