Job description


Job no: 225786-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Summary:

The Department of Surgical Sciences at The University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for 1 full-time Clinical Instructor in Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Management. The successful candidate will join the Anesthesiology and Pain Management Section, which is comprised of 5 full-time ACVAA Diplomates, 2-3 residents, and a dynamic group of 8-10 certified veterinary technicians (many of whom have VTS-Anesthesia Specialty Certification).

The Anesthesia and Pain Management Service is located within UW Veterinary Care which includes state-of-the-art facilities with equipment such as endoscopy, mechanical ventilation, dialysis, TomoTherapy, digital radiography, outpatient ultrasonography, computed tomography, MRI. We provide 24/7 service to the Small, Large, and Exotic animal sections and are affiliated with the Henry Vilas Zoo. The hospital is equipped with advanced anesthesia delivery systems and equipment necessary to provide cutting-edge clinical service to a variety of species.

Principal Duties:

The Clinical Instructor will share clinical responsibilities with the other ACVAA Diplomates to provide clinical service in small, large and exotic animal veterinary anesthesia and pain management. He/She will provide clinical instruction or clinical teaching to residents, interns, and veterinary students and is expected to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students of all clinical rotations throughout the entire hospital. Primary after-hours emergency support in anesthesia is provided by
anesthesia residents and technicians, with shared back-up support by anesthesia faculty.

Teaching responsibilities include clinical, didactic, and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students/residents. Clinical Instructors have an ~ 80% appointment in clinical teaching, which comprises approximately 40 weeks/year of clinical duty, and up to 10 didactic lectures and 10 teaching laboratories per year, with the remaining time dedicated to personal development including research endeavors if desired.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

DVM or equivalent.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidate must be either board-certified or board-eligible in veterinary anesthesia

License or Certificate:

Must be eligible for a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine.

Additional Information:

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison has been named the most bike-friendly city; the Dane County Farmer's 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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts people from all races, nationalities, disabilities and genders. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities to apply.

This position is available currently and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

OCTOBER 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing three professional references. If you have questions, please contact Lori Chamberlain at
[email protected], 608-263-5633.

Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Carrie Schroeder at
[email protected]


Lori Mitchell
[email protected]
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Applications Open: Aug 27 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Sep 24 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 9/24/2020
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