The Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for 1 full-time position as Clinical Track (Assistant or Associate) Professor, Tenure Track (Assistant or Associate) Professor or Teaching Track (Assistant) Professor in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery.
The successful candidate will join the Small Animal Surgery Section, comprised of 6 full-time ACVS diplomates, 6 residents/interns and a dynamic group of certified veterinary technicians. The UW Veterinary Care teaching hospital is equipped with state of the art equipment for arthroscopy, MRI, CT and ultrasound imaging. The Department and School are interested in developing our innovative programs, including translational clinical research studies, musculoskeletal imaging, arthroscopic surgery, integrated trauma care, 3D printing, limb deformity correction, total joint arthroplasty, and virtual mechanical testing using finite element modeling. There will also be opportunities to contribute to the building expansion project that includes construction of a new hospital facility opening in 2024.
University of Wisconsin emphasizes academic clinical practice, teaching and patient management. Experience working with, teaching and/or mentoring diverse groups of interns, residents and students is preferred. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world renowned research institution, and extensive opportunities exist for the successful applicant to become involved in clinical or basic science research.
Responsibilities include providing clinical service in the teaching hospital, participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, residents and interns, and pursuit of clinical research. Clinical track faculty are typically assigned to 22-26 weeks of clinic duty annually. Clinical duties include clinical service, and leading resident-based and/or student-based rounds that involve approximately 3-6 hours per week. Student case based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties. Clinical track faculty are expected to initiate and lead activities to generate new knowledge to advance their field of clinical expertise.
Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of: 40-50% clinical responsibilities (22-26 weeks/year of clinic duty), 20% non-clinical teaching (10-15 lectures/year and 8-12 laboratories/year), 20-30% research, and 10% service.
Responsibilities will include providing clinical service in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, and pursuit of clinical, translational and/or basic research. Tenure track faculty are typically assigned to 10-12 weeks of clinic duty annually although an increased load if needed (up to 16 weeks) may be needed at some times. It is an expectation of this position that the faculty member will develop a productive independent research program, which will be supported by acquisition of extramural funding and will incorporate training opportunities for interns, residents, veterinary students, and/or graduate students. Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory teaching are equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include leading resident-based and/or student-based rounds that involve approximately 3-6 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties.
Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of: 25% clinical responsibilities(10-16 weeks/year of clinic duty), 10-15% non-clinical teaching (10 lectures/year and 5-10 laboratories); 50-70% research, 10-15% service.
Responsibilities will include providing clinical service in the teaching hospital, participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, curricular development, and pursuit of scholarship in teaching and/or clinical research. Clinical duties include leading resident-based and/or student-based rounds that involve approximately 3-6 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties. Teaching is the major responsibility of this position and individual in the Teaching Professor track are involved in independent classroom, clinical and laboratory instruction as well as community and education outreach efforts specific to their clinical discipline. Additionally, instructional design and development or enhancement of academic content through the use of instructional technology, participating in curriculum development and other activities related to teaching, dissemination of teaching methods, and practice of the clinical discipline of small animal orthopedic surgery are expected.
Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of: 50-60% clinical responsibilities (26-32 weeks/year of clinic duty), 30-40 % non-clinical teaching (lectures and laboratories, coordinator roles etc) and research (scholarship in teaching and/or clinical research) and 10% service.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, and be able to maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine. American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Board Certification with advanced training in orthopedic surgery is preferred. Board Eligible individuals will also be considered.
UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care. The SVM team provides outstanding programs in veterinary 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.
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.
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