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Large Animal Internal Medicine Faculty

UW Madison School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin (US)
Negotiable, Annual (12 months)
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Degree and area of specialization:

DVM or equivalent

Licensure or equivalent:

Must be licensed to practice Veterinary Medicine in the State of Wisconsin.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Candidates should be board certified with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large 

Animal), board eligible having completed an approved large animal medicine residency, or board   certified/eligible within the European College of Equine Internal Medicine.

Position summary:

The Department of Medical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine is soliciting applications for a full-time Faculty Member in Large Animal Internal Medicine. Depending upon the strengths and career goals of the successful candidate an appointment may be made in one of the three faculty lines available: Clinical, Teaching or Tenure track. Rank at the time of appointment will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and track record and may be at Assistant,

Associate or Full Professor in any of the 3 tracks available. Currently, the LAIM section comprises 4 faculty who are ACVIM-LA boarded Diplomates, 2 instructors and 3 house officers.

Principle duties:

The successful candidate in any of the three tracks (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) will have responsibilities in clinical, didactic teaching and laboratory teaching as well as providing clinical service in the Large Animal Hospital at UW-Veterinary Care. However, each of the tracks differ in their major emphasis for career advancement at UW-Madison and subsequently the overall percentage distribution of time and effort to clinical service, teaching and research. For Clinical track faculty, the major focus is in academic clinical practice, with an expectation of excellence in clinical service alongside the generation of new information within the individual’s chose clinical specialty, in this case, large animal internal medicine. For faculty in Teaching track the emphasis focuses on independent classroom, clinical and laboratory instruction as well as community and educational outreach efforts specific to the faculty member’s academic or clinical discipline. In Tenure track, successful faculty at UW-Madison are expected to develop and/or maintain an independent, extramurally funded research program.

The successful applicant will act as senior large animal internal medicine clinician in the Large Animal Teaching Hospital. During these weeks, the successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing and administering clinical care to equine, bovine, small ruminant and camelid patients within the Large Animal Hospital at UW-Veterinary Care; providing daytime and emergency care, clinical instruction of veterinary students and contributing to residency training within a ACVIM LAIM training program that includes 4 other ACVIM-LA Diplomates.

Clinical duties will include patient care, instruction and supervision of veterinary students, residents and consultation with referring veterinarians and clients, as well as shared participation in emergency duty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Large Animal Hospital, which has an approximate caseload of 1,600 patients per year, comprised of approximately 70% horses and 30% food animal (mainly dairy cattle with a small number of other farm animal species). The equine caseload is drawn predominantly from the State of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois/Greater Chicago area with a wide array of horse owners and breeds with a majority being Sport, Event and Pleasure Horses. The food animal caseload emphasizes individually valuable, high genomic value dairy cattle of both sexes from the surrounding region, many of which belong to multi-national reproductive companies, private farms as well as show cattle.

Delivery of didactic lectures and involvement in laboratory teaching will also be expectations for the successful candidate in any of the three tracks but the extent of the involvement will necessarily vary according to the track type, and rank at appointment. Potential applicants should refer to the individual PVLs or contact the Chair of the search committee for more specific information regarding distribution of effort within the individual tracks (see below).

Additional Information

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 internationally recognized for academics, research, and athletics. Please see the following links for more information: https://www.visitmadison.com, and

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity and seeks candidates who   will create and maintain a climate that attracts people from all races, nationalities, disabilities and genders. We strongly encourage underrepresented minorities to apply.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee; Dr. Simon Peek;

Links for applying for the position are provided (Tenure Track#265525, Clinical Track PVL#265485, and Teaching Track PVL#265524);

PVL 265525 – Tenure Track Professor LAIM

PVL 265485 – Clinical Track Professor LAIM

PVL 265524 – Teaching track Professor LAIM

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