This is a full-time, clinical instructor position in the Small Animal Surgery section within the Department of Surgical Sciences at the School of Veterinary Medicine. The successful candidate will join the current team of eight surgeons and five residents by providing clinical service to both orthopedics and general surgery sections within the Small Animal Hospital of UW-Veterinary Care on the UW Madison campus. The annual case load for the small animal hospital is over 24,000 patients with 6-8 surgeries performed daily. The instructor will participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns and residents, as well as consultation with referring veterinarians, clients, and other services within the hospital. Opportunities to undertake research are encouraged and supported within the veterinary school and UW campus. Study time off clinics for the Phase II ACVS examination will be provided. UW Veterinary Care/School of Veterinary Medicine is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care and to advance the field of veterinary medicine with compassionate care and new discoveries. The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and surrounding area have many enriching opportunities for personal and professional development. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play. Please see the following link for more information:
About UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine/Dept. of Surgical Sciences
Opened in 1983, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine quickly earned a reputation as one of the leading schools of veterinary medicine in America. U.S. News and World Report has ranked the school fifth among its peer institutions. Located in several facilities on and near the scenic University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the UW School of Veterinary Medicine houses a modern veterinary medical teach...ing hospital, UW Veterinary Care; high-tech equipment; and high-quality lab and classroom space for teaching and research. The curriculum provides a broad education in veterinary medicine with learning experiences in food animal medicine, shelter medicine, zoological medicine, and many other specialty areas.
Faculty in the school’s four academic departments welcome and train 87 new students each year in a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. In addition, the school provides exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health through its Comparative Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. Students may also choose from a variety of dual degree options.
The school’s faculty and staff provide 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. Many faculty members have joint appointments on and off campus, including the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Medicine and Public Health, the Global Health Institute, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, the National Wildlife Health Laboratory, the North Central Dairy Forage Center, the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and the International Crane Foundation. These outside connections provide research and job opportunities for students.