Clinical Instructor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine, Dermatology Section

NEW POSITION November 2021 - Position Open Until Filled

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 Instructor within the Dermatology section.

Qualification: DVM or equivalent. 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. Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents is also expected. 

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 number of horses, farm animals, and exotic species. The distribution of time in clinical service is expected to be approximately 60-70%, implying approximately 36 weeks per year of clinical duty. The remaining balance 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. These activities could include didactic teaching, continuing education, and/or focused clinical research. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.

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://www.visitmadison.com.

UW-Madison is committed to providing opportunities to people from all backgrounds to help create a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community. UW-Madison encourages women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply

For additional information about the School of Veterinary Medicine:

Interested candidates should apply by uploading a cover letter, current CV, and a document listing three professional references to https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/511398/clinical-instructordermatology. Please disregard the final application date specified on this job listing; it will remain open until filled and applications are welcome at any time. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Douglas DeBoer at douglas.deboer@wisc.edu.


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