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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DERMATOLOGY

Apply now Job no: 245933-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Department:VET M/MEDICAL SCIENCES
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

Faculty in the tenure track at the University of Wisconsin are expected to pursue an academic research program in a field that is relevant to their chosen clinical specialty. The successful candidate will also participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, and in continuing education programs. The individual is expected to provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students.

The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents, and consultation with referring veterinarians and clients. Approximately 750 dermatology patients are evaluated annually. The current caseload in the Small Animal Clinic is comprised of approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. The Dermatology Service also provides services on a consultation basis for small numbers of horses, farm animals, and exotic species. For those candidates seeking promotion with excellence in research, the distribution of time in research, clinical service, didactic/laboratory/ graduate teaching, and other service is expected to be approximately 50%, 25%, 20%, and 5% respectively.

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, the School of Pharmacy, 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.

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

Education:

Required
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree and must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin. Board certification or Board eligibility is required in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, European College of Veterinary Dermatology, Asian College of Veterinary Dermatology, or Australian College of Veterinary Dermatology. A PhD or advanced training in research is desirable, but not required, and the successful candidate must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic science or clinically-orientated research field relevant to veterinary dermatology. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown potential for success in obtaining research funding. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents are also expected.

This position has a strong emphasis on academic clinical practice and teaching. Experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups or diverse interns, residents and students is also preferred.

Distribution of effort in the section and the Department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities and the successful candidate's expertise and academic goals in veterinary dermatology. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department. Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory hours will be distributed equitably between the successful applicant and existing members of faculty in Dermatology.

License/Certification:

Required
DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin.

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 245930 and PVL 245935; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having multiple 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.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of a leading public research institution on the UW-Madison campus and extensive opportunities exist for the successful applicant to become involved in clinical or basic science research during off-clinic time.

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: http://www.visitmadison.com.

Additional Information:
School of Veterinary Medicine home page:
http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu

UW Veterinary Care home page:
http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu

Department(s):

A872100-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/MEDICAL SCIENCES

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing three professional references. If you have questions, please contact Rachel.Adams@wisc.edu

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Douglas DeBoer douglas.deboer@wisc.edu

The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 1, 2022, however the position will remain open, and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Nigel Cook
nigel.cook@wisc.edu
608-265-4981
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:

Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

245933-FA

  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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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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