Clinical or Tenure Track Professor in Veterinary Ophthalmology University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time position as Clinical Track (Assistant or Associate) Professor or Tenure Track (Assistant or Associate) Professor in the Ophthalmology Section.

The successful candidate will join three other faculty members in Veterinary Ophthalmology.  The program has a well-established collaborative relationship with clinicians and scientists in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the nearby University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and with the Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin.

Qualifications: Candiates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, and be able to maintain a Wisconsin license to practice Veterinary Medicine. Candiates must have completed a residency in veterinary ophthalmology, and be board certified or board eligible by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmoloigsts (ACVO).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Track:

Clinical track faculty are typically assigned to 20-26 weeks of clinic duty annually.  Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory will be equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include leading resident-based and student-based rounds that involve approximately 3-6 hours per week. Student case based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties. Clinical track faculty are expected to initiate and lead activities to generate new knowledge to advance their field of clinical expertise.

Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of: 40-50% clinical responsibilities, 20% non-clinical teaching, 20-30% research and 10% service.

Tenure Track:

Tenure track faculty are typically assigned to 12-16 weeks of clinic duty annually. It is anticipated that the faculty member will develop an independent research program, which will be supported by acquisition of significant extramural funding and will incorporate training opportunities for interns, residents, veterinary students, graduate students and/or post-doctoral associates.  Participation in classroom lecture and laboratory will be equitably distributed across the section. Clinical duties include leading resident-based and student-based rounds that involve approximately 3-6 hours per week. Student case based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties.

Distribution of time in clinical practice, teaching, research and service is expected to be in the range of: Clinical practice: 25% ; Non-Clinical teaching 10-15%; Research: 50-70%: Service: 5%

MADISON: the UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison is one of only 5 Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly cities in the country; 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 to live, work, and play; and the university is nationally recognized for academics and athletics.

This position is being offered at the clinical or tenure track level. These positions are being announced simultaneously (PVLs 95900 & 95967); please note that only one vacancy exits. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and a document listing three professional references to www.jobs.wisc.edu, search for the position vacancy #95900 or #95967.  Questions about the position can be addressed to Ellison Bentley (ellison.bentley@wisc.edu).This position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

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