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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 261166-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The Department of Medical Sciences (DMs) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a Primary Care Clinical Instructor. This is a 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.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Assist in receiving cases on the Primary Care Service at UW Veterinary Care (UWVC) Hospital
2. Provide routine care and veterinary medical urgent care for outpatients
3. Perform routine surgery and dental procedures on small animal hospital patients

1. Provide clinical and communication training to fourth-year veterinary students assigned to the Primary Care Service to the UWVC.
2. Provide training and supervision of Primary Care Interns and Residents.
3. Within the assigned work schedule, assist with the laboratory or didactic teaching of veterinary students in areas pertaining to primary care, including the Animal Health, History, Restraint & Physical Examination course
4. Provide first through third-year veterinary students an opportunity to observe and participate in the Primary Care Service Rotation.

1. 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


Terminal Degree
DVM (or equivalent) required


A minimum of three years clinical primary care experience or internship training preferred. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns and residents are expected. Strong general practice experience, including interest and capabilities in routine surgery, dentistry, and anesthesia. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.



Eligibility to obtain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in Wisconsin


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

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 14, 2022


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

Additional Information:

Extensive opportunities for collaborative research and teaching 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, the Biotechnology Center, and the School of Education 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.

SVM is in the midst of construction of a new facility that will improve instruction space for students, double the size of the school's small animal hospital and significantly enhance the large animal hospital, expand labs for studying naturally occurring animal and human diseases, and increase and modernize infectious disease research space. Completion of the addition is projected for 2023. To learn more about SVM check out:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. UW-Madison campus provides an environment which encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research are within walking distance. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play. Please see the following link for more information:

How to Apply:

To begin the application process, please click on "Apply Online". You will be required to upload a Cover letter, CV, and a document listing three professional references.

The assured consideration date is 07/15/22 but this position will remain open until filled.


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:

Clinical Instructor(IC012)



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).

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