University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96909

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


Working Title:
Assistant 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.

A successful candidate must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic science or clinically-orientated research field relevant to veterinary dermatology.

Aptitude and/or experience in clinical instruction of veterinary 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, and consultation with referring veterinarians and clients. 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 small numbers of horses, farm animals, and exotic 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.

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 96907 ; 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.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
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. )

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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.