University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 95080



Working Title:
Assistant Professor-Zoological Medicine
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
DVM and PhD or equivalent.
American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM) board-certification or board-eligibility is required.
Advanced degree (MS or PhD) is desirable.
 Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Advanced training in Zoological Medicine preferred or experience satisfactory to become board-certified or board-eligible for the American College of Zoological Medicine.

Principal duties:
The Section of Zoological Medicine is comprised of two clinical track faculty, two clinical instructors and four residents. Tenure track faculty are typically assigned to 12-16 weeks of clinic duty annually. It is anticipated that the faculty member will develop an independent research program, which will be supported by acquisition of external funding and will incorporate training opportunities for interns, residents, veterinary students, and/or graduate students. Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory will be equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include management of predominately client owned zoological companion animal species through the Special Species Health Service at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, in addition to providing outreach efforts to local zoological and wildlife rehabilitation facilities. The faculty member will supervise, train and mentor residents and fourth year veterinary students in zoological medicine, and provide after hours emergency care of patients in collaboration with the zoological medicine residents. Active participation in weekly zoological medicine journal club and exotic animal pathology rounds is expected, as well as participation in classroom lecture and laboratory teaching to be equitably distributed across the section.

Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of:
Clinical practice: 20-30% ; Non-Clinical teaching 10-20%; Research: 10-50%: Service: 10%

  Additional Information
 UW Madison campus and the surround area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was named the most bike-friendly city; the Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation; Madison consisently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play, and the university is nationally recognized for academics and athletics.

This PVL is companion to PVL 94773; only one position will be filled.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:SEPTEMBER 01, 2018
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: AUGUST 25, 2018
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and a document listing three professional references to

Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Kurt Sladky, (608- 262-8818).

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 25, 2018, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Questions about the position can be directed to:
Lori Mitchell
Phone: 608-263-5633
2015 Linden Dr   
Fax: 608-263-7930
Veterinary Medicine Building   
Madison, WI 53706-1100   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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:

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.