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Apply now Job no: 229456-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Instructional

Position Summary:

The Department of Pathobiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applicants for a Clinical Instructor position in anatomic pathology with a negotiable start date of July 1, 2021. The School of Veterinary Medicine and Pathobiological Sciences Department offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join a dedicated team of 5 anatomic pathologists with diverse expertise, in a collegial and supportive environment with exceptional resources in anatomic pathology, infectious disease pathobiology, oncology, food animal production medicine, and other disciplines. Diagnostic opportunities and materials from laboratory animals, zoo and wild animal species are available.

The Pathology faculty are collegial team oriented and are enthusiastic about prospects of furthering the development of pathology at UW-Madison in collaboration with the talents and ideas of new members. The UW- School of Veterinary Medicine/UW Veterinary are is an impressive workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care and to advance the field of veterinary medicine with compassion and new discoveries. UW Veterinary Care supports more than 20 specialty sections, including 24/7 emergency care service.

Principal Duties:

This one-year position is designed to prepare the individual for Phase II of the ACVP certifying board examination and/or serve as a translational position promoting growth and independence in individuals interested in a career in academia or for those exploring career options. The successful applicant will have access to a diverse diagnostic caseload from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Milwaukee County and Henry Villas Zoos, International Crane Foundation, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and specialty clinics, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin (COPLOW) pathologists in examining ocular biopsy specimens, participate in the instructional program in anatomic pathology, and engage in collaborative research projects based on candidate interest. Time off for board study is provided.

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:

Applicants must possess the DVM/VMD or equivalent degree, have had a minimum of 3 years anatomic pathology training and be eligible for Wisconsin licensure.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of 3 years anatomic pathology training and be eligible for Wisconsin licensure. Since residency training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine involves the practice of veterinary medicine on privately owned animals, the successful applicant would be required to be licensed in the state of Wisconsin at the start of the position

License or Certificate:

DVM or equivalent

Additional Information:

Outstanding collaborative research opportunities exist within the School of Veterinary Medicine and throughout the University, including the Wisconsin Institutes of Medical Research (WIMR), the School of Medicine and Public Health and the Milwaukee County Zoo, among others. Also, the city of Madison and surrounding area are home to a large and very active community of veterinary and human pathologists from both UW (e.g., Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL), the Wisconsin Primate Center (WPC), the Research Animal Resources and Compliance Center (RARC) and the School of Medicine and Public Health) and non- UW entities (e.g., National Wild Life Health Center, Marshfield Laboratories, Covance, and Antech). There are many opportunities to interact with members of this community, both socially and professionally.

The campus culture of collaboration and collegiality and the pleasant lifestyle offered by Madison provide an outstanding environment. The University of Wisconsin-Madison considers its Veterinary School to be a major factor in the overall success as a Top Ten University in terms of awarded federal funding. The Veterinary School is also a major factor in Madison's emergence as a hub of commercial biotechnology. The University of Wisconsin-Madison and the surrounding areas 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 to live, work, and play; and Madison is home to nationally recognized academics and athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please see the following link for more information:

For information on the School and Department please visit



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply on

Application materials include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and a list of professional references.

Please direct any questions pertaining to the position to Dr. Sophie Aschenbroich,


Sophie Aschenbroich
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.

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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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