University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96799

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 01/15/19


Working Title:
Assistant Professor LAIM
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
DVM or equivalent.

 Must maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Board certified or board eligible with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Candidate must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic or clinically-orientated research field relevant to large animal medicine.

Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents are also expected.
Principal duties:
Faculty in the tenure track at the University of Wisconsin are expected to pursue an academic research program in a field that is relevant to their chosen clinical specialty. The successful candidate will also participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, and in continuing education programs. The individual is expected to provide leadership in directing research projects of residents and graduate students. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents, consultation with referring veterinarians and clients, and emergency service. Approximately 750 large animal medicine patients are evaluated annually. The current case-load is comprised of approximately 70% horses, 30% food animal (principly dairy cattle) and a small number of camelids and other farm animal species. For those candidates seeking promotion with excellence in research, the distribution of time in research, clinical service, didactic/laboratory/ graduate teaching, and other service is expected to be approximately 50%, 25%, 20%, and 5% respectively. Opportunity also exists for a tenure track candidate with outreach as the primary area of excellence, with collaborations possible with the Food Animal Production Medicine and Dairy Science units on campus.

The position is offered at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, depending on qualifications and is available as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.
  Additional Information
 This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 96794; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist within the School of Veterinary Medicine and the UW-Madison campus. The School of Medicine & Public Health, the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the Biotechnology Center are located within a short distance of the School of Veterinary Medicine on the UW-Madison campus. A close relationship also exists with the Wisconsin State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory which is located within the same footprint on-campus as the School of Veterinary Medicine. UW-Madison considers the School of Veterinary Medicine to be a major factor in its overall success as a top five university in terms of awarded federal funding. The school is also a major factor in Madison's emergence as a hub of commercial biotechnology, including regenerative medicine technologies.

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was named the most bike-friendly city; the Dane County Farmers' Market is one of the largest in the nation; Madison has the most restaurants per capita of any U.S. city; Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, and play; and the university is nationally recognized for academics and athletics. Please see the following link for more information:

Additional Information:
School of Veterinary Medicine home page:
UW Veterinary Care home page:
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:MARCH 05, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: FEBRUARY 28, 2019
To apply for this position, please click on "apply online' to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, CV, and a document listing the contact information for three professional reference. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 28, 2019, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Nigel Cook
Phone: 608-265-4981
2015 Linden Dr   
Fax: N/A
2031 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.