University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor Dermatology SectionNew Blog Post

The Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor within the Dermatology section.

 

Clinical Track:

Qualification: DVM or equivalent. Board certification or Board eligibility is required in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology or European College of Veterinary Dermatology. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents is also expected.

Candidate interests should include clinical and/or basic science research, both of which are encouraged within our Clinical Track. Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine.

 

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 and communicate with referring veterinarians and clients is vitally important. 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 a small numbers of horses, farm animals, and exotic species. The distribution of time in clinical service, non-clinical teaching, research and other service is expected to be approximately 40%, 25%, 25%, 10%, respectively. This implies approximately 22-26 weeks of clinic duty annually.

 

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.

 

Tenure Track:

Qualification: DVM or equivalent. Board certification or Board eligibility is required in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology or European College of Veterinary Dermatology. A 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. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents are also expected. Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary 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, 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. This implies approximately 12-16 weeks of clinic duty annually.

 

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.

 

Both Positions:

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. 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 Farmers' 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 about Madison:

http://greatermadisonchamber.com/about-madison/visitor-info/

 

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