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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 100809-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

Clinical track faculty at the University of Wisconsin are expected to participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents; participate in continuing education programs; and to conduct basic science or clinical research that advances the field of small animal internal medicine. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital including the provision of patient care and instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns and residents. Willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients is vitally important.

Approximately 22,600 small animal patients are evaluated at UW Veterinary Care annually. The current SAIM caseload is approximately 2,500 cases per year.

Principal Duties:

Clinical track: 45% clinical responsibilities, 20% non-clinical teaching, 25% research, 10% service

Clinical responsibilities: Clinical service to the SAIM section of UW Veterinary Care; training and supervision of residents and interns; clinical teaching of 4th year veterinary students; Non-clinical teaching responsibilities: Didactic and laboratory course teaching; Research responsibilities: Contribute to and participate in basic or clinical research in the SAIM section, including mentoring of house officers in research; Service responsibilities: Involvement in committees at the Department, School, and University level, along with involvement nationally at the professional committee level. Participate in continuing education programs for veterinary practitioners in Wisconsin and beyond.

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) is required; ACVIM board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine (SAIM) required; MS or PhD desirable. Successful candidate must be eligible to obtain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Academic experience beyond residency training is preferred. Relevant specialty practice experience can be substituted. Demonstrated aptitude in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents is expected. Distribution of effort in the section and the Department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate's expertise and academic goals. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 100808; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two 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.
School of Veterinary Medicine homepage: UW Veterinary Care homepage:

The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a clinical or tenure track faculty, full-time, renewable Assistant or Associate Professor position within the Small Animal Internal Medicine section of the UW Veterinary Care Hospital. The successful candidate will join the current team of three clinical and one tenure track faculty providing clinical service within the UW Veterinary Care on the UW-Madison campus.

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 School of Pharmacy are located a few blocks from the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UW-Madison campus. A close relationship also exists with the Wisconsin State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory that is located within the same campus footprint as the School of Veterinary Medicine. The UW School of Veterinary Medicine is consistently in the top five veterinary schools for federal funding. In addition, the School is an active participant in the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, funded by an NIH CTSA award. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a major factor in Madison's emergence as a hub of commercial biotechnology, including regenerative medicine technologies.

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, 2020


Minimum $100,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:  

To be considered for this vacancy, please click on "Apply Online" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a current CV, statement of interest, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is January 15, 2020, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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.

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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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