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Location:  Madison, WI

Institution:  University of Wisconsin

Job Description:


Surgical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Work Location:

Madison Wisconsin, Veterinary Medicine Building

The Department of Surgical Sciences at The University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is excited to announce an open position for a Clinical Instructor in Veterinary Anesthesia and Pain Management. 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.


Advanced training in Anesthesia and Pain Management is required. Board certified or board eligible in the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia or European College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia is required at the time of start date.


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). Teaching opportunities are abundant and encouraged, especially that which incorporates training opportunities for veterinary residents, interns, or students. Clinical instructors are typically assigned 40-42 weeks of clinical duty annually and share back-up on call services to residents/technicians after hours with other faculty members.


Distribution of time for clinical track is expected to be:

  • Clinical practice: 75%
  • Non-clinical Teaching: 10%
  • Research: 10%
  • Service: 5%


The Anesthesia and Pain Management faculty are congenial, team oriented and excited about the prospects of furthering the development of anesthetic and analgesic techniques at UW-Madison in collaboration with diverse talents and ideas of new faculty members. Current faculty are all Diplomates of the ACVAA. We encourage independent and original thinking and implementation of advanced anesthetic/analgesic procedures which incorporate innovative methods.

UW 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: Scout’s Story

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 naturally occurring animal and human diseases, and increase and modernize infectious disease research space. Future upgrades via remodeling of 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 which encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research are within walking distance. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play.

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