Anesthesia and Pain Management Clinical or Teaching Professor
University of Wisconsin Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Type: Full Time
DVM or equivalent
Internal Number: 285604-AS and 285682-AS
The Department of Surgical Sciences at The University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is excited to announce an open position for an Assistant, Associate Professor in Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Management in either the Clinical Track or Teaching Track. The successful candidate will join the Anesthesia and Pain Management Section, which is comprised of 7 full-time ACVAA Diplomates, 4-5 residents, and a dynamic group of 8-10 certified veterinary technicians (many of whom have VTS-Anesthesia Specialty Certification).
The Anesthesia and Pain Management Section is located within UW Veterinary Care which includes newly constructed and renovated, small and large animal, state-of-the-art facilities set to begin opening in the Fall of 2023. Our Service provides 24/7 service to the Small, Large, and Zoological Animal Sections in UWVC. The hospital is completely equipped with advanced anesthesia delivery systems and equipment necessary to provide cutting-edge clinical service to a variety of species.
Qualifications: DVM or equivalent. Board certified or board eligibility by the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ECVAA) is required.
Responsibilities include working with other veterinary professionals in the management of a wide variety of anesthetic cases across our busy hospital. This includes didactic, laboratory and clinical training of veterinary medical residents, interns, technicians, and students which is equitably distributed across the section, and oversight of all daily anesthetized small, large, and exotic animal cases (totaling ~15-25/day). Independent research is encouraged, especially that which incorporates training opportunities for veterinary residents, interns, or students. Faculty are typically assigned 20-24 weeks of clinical duty annually and provide back-up on call services to residents/technicians after hours.
Distribution of time is expected to be approximately:
Clinical Track: Clinical practice 40 - 50%, Teaching 15%, Research 30 - 40%, Service 5%.
Teaching Track: Clinical practice 50%, Teaching 25%, Research 10%, Service 5%
About University of Wisconsin Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care. The SVM team provides outstanding programs in veterinary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin.
This is your chance to join this amazing institution that has gained international attention through the story of Scout seen by millions during the 2019 Super Bowl. This story highlighted the incredible care and state-of-the-art research that allows the very best medical treatment for the patients we serve.
Watch Scout’s story here:
The SVM is nearing the end of construction on the new facility that will improve instruction space for students, double the size of the school's small animal hospital and significantly enhance the large animal hospital, expand labs for studying spontaneous animal and ...human diseases, and increase and modernize infectious disease research space. Future upgrades via remodeling of the current hospital include an Imaging Center with large animal-capable 3T MRI, 16-slice CT, and future PET-CT. Completion of the addition is projected for late 2023. UW-Madison campus provides an excellent environment that encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research are within walking distance.
The University of Wisconsin has a competitive benefits package. We provide a $12,000 relocation stipend.