Feb 23, 2024

Clinical Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery/Orthopedics Combined

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA

Job Description

Job Summary: The Department of Surgical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time Clinical Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Assistant Professor in Small Animal Surgery. The successful candidate will join the Small Animal Surgery Section, which is comprised 7 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 including arthroscopy, 3T MRI, CT, ultrasound, 3D printing, and force-platform gait analysis. The Department and School are interested in continuing to develop our innovative academic programs, including translational clinical research studies in small animal genetics, musculoskeletal imaging, arthroscopic surgery, integrated trauma care, 3D printing for limb deformity correction, total joint arthroplasty, virtual mechanical testing using finite element modeling, acquired laryngeal paralysis neuropathy in dogs, and tooth resorption in cats. Responsibilities: Responsibilities will 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 duties include leading resident-based or student-based rounds that involve approximately 5 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties. Work place time commitment will include 30-36 weeks/year of Clinics (60-75% effort), and 30% non-clinical Teaching (10-15 lectures/year and 15-20 laboratories/year), and Service (10% effort). Clinic weeks will be split between clinical practice of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic and the Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery Clinic , with ~50% clinic time with each service Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion Education: Required Terminal Degree DVM or equivalent Qualifications: DVM or equivalent. American College of Veterinary Surgeons or European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board certified or Board Eligibility with completion of residency in small animal surgery at the time of start date. License/Certification: Required Wisconsin Veterinary License Must be eligible to obtain and maintain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin by start date. Work Type: Full or Part Time: 25% - 100% It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2024 Salary: Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months) Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time off, competitively priced health/dental/vision/life insurance, tax-advantaged savings accounts, and participation in the nationally recognized Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) pension fund. For a summary of benefits, please see: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl.pdf Additional Information: 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 enhances the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin. SVM is nearing the end of construction on the 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. Future upgrades via remodeling of current hospital include an Imaging Center with large animal-capable 3T MRI, 16-slice CT, and future PET-CT. Completion of the addition is projected for Spring of 2024. UW-Madison campus provides an excellent environment which encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research are within walking distance. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play. Please see the following link for more information:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2zJuSYbpg How to Apply: To apply for this position, please click APPLY ONLINE 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. This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 293391; please note only one vacancy exists. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Jody Silva at [email protected] or 608-263-5633. Questions about the position or about the Small Animal Orthopedic caseload directed to Dr. Peter Muir, [email protected]. The deadline for assuring full consideration is April 1, 2024 however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Contact: Jody Silva [email protected] 608-263-5633 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. Official Title: Clinical Professor(IC009) or Clinical Associate Professor(IC010) or Clinical Assistant Professor(IC011) Department(s): A87-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/SURGICAL SCIENCES Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: 293358-AS The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. 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-for-applicants/ 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). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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