Job Detail

Back to Jobs Market

Soft Tissue Surgery/Orthopedics Combined

Small animal

Expires: 01-08-2024

University Of Wisconsin Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, USA

Job Summary:

The Department of Surgical Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time or part-time Instructor in Small Animal Surgery in the areas of soft tissue and orthopedics. The successful candidate will join the Small Animal Surgery Section, which is comprised 6 full-time ACVS Diplomates, 6 residents/interns, and a dynamic group of certified veterinary technicians. The UW Veterinary Care teaching hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for arthroscopy, 3T MRI, CT, ultrasound, 3D printing, and force-platform gait analysis. The Department and School are interested in developing our innovative programs, including translational clinical research studies in orthopedic genetics, musculoskeletal imaging, arthroscopic surgery, integrated trauma care, 3D printing, limb deformity correction, total joint arthroplasty, and virtual mechanical testing using finite element modeling.


Responsibilities will include providing clinical service in the teaching hospital, participation in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, residents and interns, and pursuit of clinical research. Clinical duties include leading resident-based or student-based rounds that involve approximately 5 hours per week. Student case-based rounds are conducted by faculty in conjunction with residents when the faculty are assigned to clinic duties.  Approximately 50-80% in Clinical Practice of Small Animal Surgery (including 30-40 weeks/year of clinic duty) and Teaching (5-10 lectures/year and 8-12 laboratories/year), 10-35% in Research, and 10-15% in Service.

DVM or equivalent. American College of Veterinary Surgeons or European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board certified or Board Eligibility with completion of residency in small animal surgery at the time of start date. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain licensure to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Wisconsin by start date.

Additional Information:

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 enhances the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin.

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 Spring of 2024.

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.Please see the following link for more information: 

Apply online:


< Back to Jobs Market