Professor of Dermatology
University of Wisconsin Madison
United States

Professor of Dermatology

  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Faculty
  • Faculty-Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Opening at: Feb 28 2024 at 10:10 CST
  • 294335-FA

Job Summary:

The Department of Medical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary (SVM) invites applications for a Tenure Track, full-time, renewable Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position within the Dermatology Section of the UW Veterinary Care Hospital. The SVM is a collegial, collaborative environment that offers specialty care with board-certified experts in allied services including anesthesia and pain management, cardiology, dentistry and oral surgery, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology, medical and radiation oncology, ophthalmology, anatomic and clinical pathology, primary care, special species, and soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

The successful candidate will participate in the clinical activities of the teaching hospital, including the provision of patient care and instruction and supervision of veterinary students, interns, and residents. Availability and willingness to consult with referring veterinarians and clients, provide supervision of the dermatology service, and collaborate with other services within the hospital are vitally important. Approximately 750 dermatology patients are evaluated annually, and the caseload in the Small Animal Clinic is comprised of approximately 80% dogs and 20% cats. Additionally, the Dermatology Service provides collaboration, consultation, and procedural support for patients hospitalized by other small animal specialties.

The team is excited to expand and grow into a newly built teaching hospital in April 2024, which will enhance our quality of care and allow us to function in a markedly expanded footprint.


Tenure track faculty at the University of Wisconsin are expected to participate in clinical and didactic teaching of veterinary students, interns, and residents; participate in continuing education programs; and conduct basic science or clinical research that advances academic clinical practice. The expectation would be for the individual to develop an independent extramurally funded research program with an approximate distribution of effort as described below. Duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Up to 12 weeks of clinical coverage and teaching
2. Training and supervision of residents and interns
3. Clinical teaching of 4th year veterinary students

1. Didactic teaching
2. Laboratory course teaching

1. Contribute and participate in clinical research in the ECC section

1. Involvement in committees at the department, school, university, and professional organization levels
2. Participation in continuing education programs for veterinary practitioners in Wisconsin

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Terminal Degree
Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree, by start date. Board certification or board eligibility in Dermatology is required by start date.


Academic experience or relevant practice experience beyond residency training is a plus but not required.

A successful candidate must have a documented track record of academic productivity or have demonstrated potential to develop an independent research program in a basic science or clinically-orientated research field relevant to veterinary emergency medicine and/or critical care medicine.

Aptitude or experience in clinical instruction of DVM students, interns, and residents is also expected. Distribution of effort in the section and the department will be determined in accordance with service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate's expertise and academic goals. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections of the hospital and department.


Wisconsin Veterinary License
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain licensure to practice veterinary, by start date.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 01, 2024


ANNUAL (12 months)
Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time off, competitively priced health/dental/vision/life insurance, tax-advantaged savings accounts, and participation in the nationally recognized Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) pension fund. For a summary of benefits, please see: 

Additional Information:

These three position vacancy listings allow the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with tenure-track and non-tenure-track (clinical track or teaching track) faculty credentials for this position. The position is offered at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank, depending on qualifications.

The UW campus provides ample opportunities for teaching and research collaboration within the SVM and with colleagues across campus in the School of Medicine and Public Health, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Biomedical Engineering, and Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. UW-Madison considers the School of Veterinary Medicine to be a major factor in its overall success as a top-five university in terms of awarded federal funding. The school is also a major factor in Madison's emergence as a hub of commercial biotechnology, including regenerative medicine technologies.

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, nurses, interns, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care. The SVM team strives to provide 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. The SVM is in the midst of a multi-phase building expansion 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. More information can be found at

The UW-Madison campus and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison is incredibly bike-friendly and boasts beautiful views and recreation activities at lakes Mendota, Monona, and Wingra. The Dane County Farmer's Market is one of the largest in the nation, and 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:

Other Resources:
Resources for New Faculty: 
School of Veterinary Medicine homepage: 
UW Veterinary Care homepage: 

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click APPLY ONLINE to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, current CV, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rachel Adams;  Specific questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Starr Cameron; 

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 294285 and PVL 294326; please note that two vacancies exist. Having multiple position vacancy listings allows the School of Veterinary Medicine to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is 5/1/24, however the position(s) will remain open, and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here:


Rachel Adams
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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