University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96907

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 07/30/19


Working Title:
Clinical Asst Professor-Dermatology
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 certification or Board eligibility is required in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology or European College of Veterinary Dermatology.

Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary students, interns, and residents is also expected.

Candidate interests should include clinical and/or basic science research, both of which are encouraged within our Clinical Track.

Principal duties:
Applicant will commit time to the clinical activities of the hospital and school including the clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students and residents, continuing education programs, and to basic science or clinical research that advances academic clinical practice. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the hospital including patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult and communicate with referring veterinarians and clients is vitally important. Approximately 750 dermatology patients are evaluated annually. The current caseload in the Small Animal Clinic is comprised of approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. The Dermatology Service also provides services on a consultation basis for a small numbers of horses, farm animals, and exotic species. The distribution of time in clinical service, non-clinical teaching, research and other service is expected to be approximately 40%, 25%, 25%, 10%, respectively.

Distribution of effort in the section and the Department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities and the successful candidate's expertise and academic goals in veterinary dermatology. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department. Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory hours will be distributed equitably between the successful applicant and existing members of faculty in Dermatology.
  Additional Information
 This position is being announced simultaneously with PVL 96909 ; please note only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with both tenure-track credentials and non- tenure track credentials for this position.

Extensive opportunities for collaborative research and teaching exist within the School of Veterinary Medicine and the UW-Madison campus. The School of Medicine & Public Health, the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, the Biotechnology Center, and the School of Education 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:
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

  Employee Class:
 Academic Staff
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Term:This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:NOVEMBER 01, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: AUGUST 31, 2019
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 Nancy Parkinson at Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Doug DeBoer at

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 31, 2019, however positions 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: N/A
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.