University of Wisconsin-Madison - Faculty Position in Diagnostic Imaging

Date Posted: 
April 05, 2013 - July 04, 2013

Contact information: Dr. Jon McAnulty, Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706; Email: mcanultj@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu; Phone: 608-265-2453; Phone TTY: 608-263-2473; FAX: 608-263-7930.

Additional Information:
UW Veterinary School home page: http://www.vetmed.wisc.edu
UW Veterinary Hospital home page: http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu
UW Veterinary Hospital Diagnostic Imaging home page: http://uwveterinarycare.wisc.edu/support-services/diagnostic-imaging/

The Department of Surgical Sciences of the School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a position in diagnostic imaging (tenure-track or clinical-track).  The successful candidate will join a clinical radiology service that currently includes, in addition to the position described in the attachment, 1 tenure track faculty (R, RO), 1 instructor (targeted to move into clinical track faculty after completion of radiology boards), two adjunct radiology faculty, 1 emeritus radiology faculty, and an additional tenure faculty member (RO) to join the section in the near future.  Nine technologists (5 RT (R), 1 RDMS, 1 RT (MR), 2 CVT) support the two sections of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology.  Five diagnostic imaging trainees (residents or fellows) and 2 radiation oncology residents are currently part of the program.

Imaging equipment includes 2 DR rooms (Eklin), 1 RF room with digital fluoroscopy and Fuji DR plate, 1 mobile OME C-arm with 15 & 30 fps imaging, GE 8-slice helical CT scanner, 1.5 Tesla GE MR, MyLab ultrasound machine, 1 planar gamma camera, and Philips iSite PACS system.

Candidates must have a DVM or equivalent degree. An advanced degree (PhD) is desirable for the tenure-track option. Board certification in Veterinary Radiology (ACVR or ECVDI) is preferred, but candidates who have recently completed an approved residency and are board eligible in Veterinary Radiology will be considered.

Distribution of effort in the Section and Department will be determined in accordance with the service needs, academic priorities, and the candidate’s expertise and academic goals in diagnostic imaging. Clinical teaching and service in UW Veterinary Care, lecture and laboratory instruction of veterinary students and house officers, and independent and collaborative research are negotiable (tenure track vs. clinical track). Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist at the University, including the Wisconsin Institutes of Medical Research (WIMR) and the Medical Physics Department, which are within walking distance of the Veterinary School. WIMR has state of the art imaging equipment currently benefit UW Veterinary faculty. 

Examples of clinical modalities include:

  • A 64 slice high definition CT scanner
  • A 1.5T MRI scanner
  • A 3T MRI scanner
  • Multiple state-of-the-art ultrasound machines
  • A combined PET/CT scanner
  • A cyclotron

Pre-clinical imaging modalities include:

  • A four-flat panel CT scanner
  • Two x-ray angiography units
  • A 64 channel SQUID system for biomagnetism
  • A microCT scanner
  • A combined microPET/microCT scanner
  • A 4.7T small-bore MRI scanner

University of Wisconsin-Madison and the surrounding area have many enriching opportunities. Madison was 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 to live, work, and play; and Madison is home to nationally recognized academics and athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Please see the following link for more information: http://greatermadisonchamber.com/about-madison/visitor-info/

Radiology faculty are congenial, team oriented and are excited about the prospects of furthering the development of imaging at UW-Madison in collaboration with the talents and ideas of a new faculty member.  The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care and to advance the field of veterinary medicine with compassionate care and new discoveries. Clinical duties require flexible working hours that may include daytime, evening, and weekend responsibilities. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with all sections in the Hospital.

Salary, rank and title will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.

Please submit a letter of intent stating professional goals and interests, a curriculum vita, and the names and addresses of at least 3 references to:

Dr. Jonathan McAnulty
University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Veterinary Medicine
Radiology Search
2015 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Review of applications will begin on May 31th, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

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