|Job Summary: || |
The UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in music education at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The ideal candidate will embrace the School's student-centered, mentor-driven educational mission and commitment to inclusive recruitment.
The School seeks to hire an innovative individual with the demonstrated ability or potential ability to carry out successful, high-quality teaching, research/scholarship and leadership within a large, public university setting; to lead the implementation of a new undergraduate music education curriculum in collaboration with colleagues in music performance, music theory, historical musicology and ethnomusicology; and to help re-imagine the School's graduate programs in music education.
The School is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research explores new areas of inquiry within music education, such as but not limited to, critical pedagogies, music technology, popular musics, and world musics.
|Responsibilities: || |
The ideal candidate will contribute to the School's critically important programs in music education by teaching undergraduate courses in the music education professional sequence and graduate courses in their area of expertise.
The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a well-articulated program of research and scholarship appropriate to the assistant or associate professor rank. Other responsibilities include advising and mentoring graduate students, serving on degree committees, and providing leadership at the area, departmental, college and university levels.
|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.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
|Education: || |
Doctorate in music education (Ph.D., DMA, Ed.D.) is required by start of appointment.
|Qualifications: || |
The successful candidate will have previous teaching experience in music education at the college level as well as a minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience at the Pk-12 level.
|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 23, 2023
|Salary: || |
ACADEMIC (9 months)
|Additional Information: || |
The Mead Witter School of Music is a community of musicians, scholars, and teachers. Since its beginning in 1895, the School of Music has lived out a commitment to a student-centered musical education.
Our faculty and staff provide models of academic and artistic leadership, and our students reap the benefits of a dynamic public university and the limitless intellectual and artistic opportunities provided in Madison, Wisconsin.
As one of the largest departments within the College of Letters & Science, we offer flexible programs with innovative and global approaches to music study. Our teaching, research and performances reflect UW-Madison's progressive history of creating change through innovation and exploration.
Our public programming, diverse student ensembles, artists in residence and prestigious faculty ensembles demonstrate how we embrace the Wisconsin Idea, the university's ethos of sharing what we do with the broadest audience possible.
|How to Apply: || |
Candidates must apply online at jobs.wisc.edu. Search for PLV 270102. Please click on "Apply Now" to begin the application process. Submit the following in a single PDF document: 1) a cover letter addressing your commitment to teaching and to curricular change as well as describing your current research and scholarship, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a separate statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Letters of recommendation will be requested at a later stage of the application process. Please do not submit any other materials than those listed here.
The deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 9, 2022, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
|Contact: || |
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.
|Official Title: || |
Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)
|Department(s): || |
A486000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/MEADWITTER SCHOOL OF MUSIC
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| ||The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. |
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