Mar 23, 2024

Professor Orthopedic Surgery

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

Job Description

Job Summary: The Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for 1 full-time Assistant/Associate Professor in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. The successful candidate will join the Orthopedic Surgery Section, which is comprised 3 full-time ACVS Diplomates, 6 residents, and a dynamic group of certified veterinary technicians. The UW Veterinary Care Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility equipped with advanced equipment including arthroscopy, MRI, CT and ultrasound. 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 anticipated that the faculty member will develop an 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 to be equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include leading resident-based or student-based rounds that involve approximately 3 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties. 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. Approximately 25% in Clinical Practice of Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery (up to 12-14 weeks of clinic duty) and 10-15% non-clinical teaching (10 lectures/year and 5-10 laboratories/year), research 50-70% and 10-15% in 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 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent. Qualifications: A Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons with advanced training in orthopedic surgery is preferred. Board-eligible individuals will also be considered. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to develop an academic program that includes Orthopedic Surgery. This position has a strong emphasis on patient management, but also teaching and clinical or basic science research. Experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse groups including interns, residents, undergraduate students, veterinary professional students, and graduate students is preferred. License/Certification: Required DVM - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the state of Wisconsin. Work Type: Full Time: 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: DECEMBER 01, 2023 Salary: Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months) 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 late 2023. How to Apply: This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL# 286231; 286232; 286388 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. 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 at: [email protected]. The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2023, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: Contact: Peter Muir [email protected] 608-263-9819 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. Official Title: Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040) Department(s): A87-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/SURGICAL SCIENCES Employment Class: Faculty Job Number: 286401-FA 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: 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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