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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 99828-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital in the dermatology service including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents.

Principal Duties:

RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to provide clinical service coverage in dermatology, to teach veterinary students during their 4th year clinical rotation in dermatology, and to assist in resident training and limited didactic teaching as required. Clinical duties will be assigned at 32-36 weeks per year. The daily and weekly dermatology schedule may also be flexible and subject to negotiation. Candidates will be encouraged to pursue research interests during time periods when they are not scheduled to work in the clinics. This position is an ideal entry-level position for candidates wishing to acquire experience in an academic clinical setting, with exposure to and mentorship in clinical research and the opportunity to develop teaching skills.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

A. Clinical teaching of 4th year veterinary students up to 32-36 weeks per full-time year
B. Limited didactic lectures and laboratories.
C. Involvement in continuing education programs for veterinary practitioners in the State of Wisconsin.

A. Up to 38 weeks (per full-time year) of clinical service in Dermatology

3. RESEARCH RESPONSIBILITIES - Collaborative opportunities available to interested candidates

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

DVM (or equivalent) required and completion of a formal residency in dermatology.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preference will be given to individuals who are ACVD board certified or who have completed dermatology residency training with credentials accepted by ACVD. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.

License or Certificate:

Eligible to practice veterinary medicine in Wisconsin.

Additional Information:

COLLABORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES: 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 within the same footprint on-campus as 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.

MADISON: 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:



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2019


Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a staff veterinarian in dermatology at the Clinical Instructor level. The successful candidate will join the current dermatology faculty providing clinical service within the UW Veterinary Care Hospital on the UW-Madison Campus.

Please click on "apply online" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a letter of intent outlining your special interests, experience and qualifications; a curriculum vitae; and a document containing the contact information for 3 professional references. The deadline for assuring full consideration is March 4, 2020, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Nigel Cook

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:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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