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March 4, 2024

Teaching, Clinical, or Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Position in Veterinary Dermatology

Date Posted: 3/4/24

Location: University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine

         

Position: Teaching-, Clinical-, or Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Position in Veterinary Dermatology

Job Description:

The Department of Medical Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in dermatology at the assistant, associate, or full professor level in the clinical, teaching, or tenure track, depending on the interests and strengths of the applicant. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the teaching hospital, including the provision of patient care and instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients, provide supervision of the dermatology service, and collaborate with other services within the hospital are vitally important. Approximately 750 dermatology patients are evaluated annually, and the caseload in the Small Animal Clinic is comprised of approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. Additionally, the Dermatology Service provides collaboration, consultation, and procedural support for patients hospitalized by other small animal specialties.

The team is excited to expand and grow into a newly built teaching hospital in April 2024, which will enhance our quality of care and allow us to function in a markedly expanded footprint. The Dermatology Service is currently comprised of one full-time and one part-time faculty member, a first-year resident, a certified veterinary technician, and a client care liaison.

Qualifications:

Academic experience or relevant practice experience beyond residency training is preferred but not required. Aptitude or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents is also expected. Distribution of effort in the section and the department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s expertise and academic goals. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.

Education:

Required Terminal Degree

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, by start date. Board certification or board eligibility in Dermatology is required by start date.

License/Certification:

Wisconsin Veterinary License Required

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain licensure to practice veterinary, by start date.

Additional Information:

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, nurses, interns, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care. The SVM team strives to provide outstanding programs in veterinary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhances the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. The SVM is in the midst of a multi-phase building expansion 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. More information can be found at https://animalsneedheroestoo.com/building-plans/.

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison is incredibly bike-friendly and boasts beautiful views and recreation activities at lakes Mendota, Monona, and Wingra. The Dane County Farmer’s Market is one of the largest in the nation, and 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: https://www.cityofmadison.com/visit-play.

Other Resources:

Resources for New Faculty: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/resources-for-new-faculty-and-staff/

School of Veterinary Medicine homepage: http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu

UW Veterinary Care homepage: http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please visit https://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/professor-dermatology-madison-wisconsin-united-stathttps://jobs.wisc.edu/jobs/professor-dermatology-madison-wisconsin-united-stateses and click APPLY NOW 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 regarding the application process, please contact Rachel Adams; rachel.adams@wisc.edu. Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Starr Cameron; starr.cameron@wisc.edu

The deadline for assuring full consideration is 5/1/24, however the position(s) will remain open, and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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

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-forapplicants/

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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