The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a tenure or clinical-track, full-time, 12-month position within the Large Animal Internal Medicine Service of the UW Veterinary Care Hospital. The successful candidate will join the current team of three large animal internists providing clinical service within the Large Animal Hospital on the UW-Madison campus. This is an exciting opportunity for a faculty member to collaborate within a congenial, team-orientated group.
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 large animal internal medicine. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.
Candidates for either track must have a DVM or equivalent degree and must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin. Board certified or board eligible with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents are also expected.
Tenure track applicants must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic or clinically-orientated research field relevant to large animal medicine.
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,
consultation with referring veterinarians and clients, and emergency service. Approximately 750 large animal medicine patients are evaluated annually. The current case-load is comprised of approximately 70% horses, 30% food animal (principally dairy cattle) and a small number of camelids and other farm animal 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. Opportunity also exists for a tenure track candidate with outreach as the primary area of excellence, with collaborations possible with the Food Animal Production Medicine and Dairy Science units on campus.
The position is offered at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending on qualifications and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.
Applicant will commit time to the clinical activities of the hospital and school including the clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, continuing education programs, and to basic science or clinical research that advances academic clinical practice. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients, as well as to provide emergency service, is vitally important. Approximately 750 large animal medicine patients are evaluated annually. The current case-load is comprised of approximately 70% horses, 30% food animal (principally dairy cattle) and a small number of camelids and other farm animal species. Clinical, outreach and teaching opportunities outside the hospital also exist, especially within the dairy industry. The distribution of time in clinical service, non-clinical teaching, research and other service is expected to be approximately 40%, 25%, 25%, 10%, respectively.
The position is offered at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor rank, depending on qualifications and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.
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This vacancy is being announced simultaneously (PVL 96799 & PVL 96794); 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.
About UW Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine
Opened in 1983, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine quickly earned a reputation as one of the leading schools of veterinary medicine in America. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the school fifth among its peer institutions. Located in several facilities on and near the scenic University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine houses a modern veterinary medical teaching hospital, UW Veterinary Care; high-tech equipment; and high-quality lab and classroom space for teaching and research. The curriculum provides a broad education in veterinary medicine with learning experiences in food animal medicine, shelter medicine, zoological medicine, and many other specialty areas.
Faculty in the school’s four academic departments welcome and train 87 new students each year in a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, the school provides exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health through its Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Students may also choose from a variety of dual degree options.
The school’s faculty and staff provide outstanding programs in veteri...nary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. Many faculty members have joint appointments on and off campus, including the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Global Health Institute, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, the National Wildlife Health Laboratory, the North Central Dairy Forage Center, the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and the International Crane Foundation. These outside connections provide research and job opportunities for students.