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Apply now Job no: 232869-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a Primary Care Clinical Instructor. This is a 40-100% 12-month appointment within the Small Animal Primary Care Section of the UW Veterinary Care clinical service within the UW Veterinary Care Hospital on the UW-Madison campus. Approximately 28,000 small animal patients are evaluated at UW Veterinary Care annually. The current Primary Care case load is approximately 4,250 cases per year.

Principal Duties:

Duties to include, but are not limited to:
A. Perform routine dental procedures on small animal hospital patients and blood donor animals
B. Work with the Primary Care service on managing/follow up on primary care patients after dental care

A. Provide clinical and communication training to fourth-year veterinary students assigned to the Primary Care Service to the UWVC.
B. Provide training and supervision of Primary Care Interns and Residents.
C. Within the assigned work schedule, assist with the laboratory teaching of veterinary students enrolled in the Animal Health, History, Restraint & Physical Examination course.
D. Provide first through third-year veterinary students an opportunity to observe and participate in the Primary Care Service Rotation.

A. Participate in limited School of Veterinary Medicine and/or Department committee activity.

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; Certification in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (canine and
feline practice or feline practice) preferred, but not required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of three years clinical primary care experience or internship training preferred. Internship and
residency training preferred, but not required. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM
students and interns are expected. Strong general practice routine dentistry and anesthesia skills and
interest. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.

License or Certificate:

Eligibility to obtain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Wisconsin.

Additional Information:

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.

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 or Part Time: 40% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Anticipated Begin Date:

JUNE 01, 2021


Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, current CV, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references. For questions about the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at


Rachel Adams
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-Terminal

Job Number:


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