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Nov. 19, 2019
May. 19, 2020
Clinical Instructor - Anesthesia and Pain Management
University of Wisconsin School Of Veterinary Medicine
The Department of Surgical Sciences
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. Candidates must have a DVM degree or equivalent and advanced residency training in Anesthesia and Pain Management. Preference will be given to those who are diplomates of the ACVAA or ECVAA, but candidates who are ACVAA or ECVAA board-eligible will be considered. The successful candidate will join the Anesthesiology and Pain Management Section, which is comprised of 4 full-time ACVAA Diplomates, 1 part-time ACVAA Diplomate, 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 all species; our case load is extremely busy and diverse!
The successful candidate will be expected to share clinical responsibilities with the other ACVAA Diplomates to provide clinical service in small, large and exotic animal veterinary anesthesia and pain management. The successful candidate will contribute to clinical instruction of residents, interns, 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 36-40 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.
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: http://greatermadisonchamber.com/about-madison/visitor-info.
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.
Where & How to Apply
Instructions: Interested candidates should apply through the University of Wisconsin Online Application system at the link above. A letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references will be required. Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Rebecca Johnson. This position is available currently and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Dr. Rebecca Johnson