JOB NO.: 92645-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional, Library, Museum, Arts, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92645-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Music



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Earned Ph.D. required by August 20, 2018 in music or a cognate field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The candidate must be actively engaged in research on music in the cultural sphere, broadly understood. The candidate will have 1-5 years of college-level teaching experience and a desire to explore and forge interdisciplinary connections with other departments and programs across the University.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Mead Witter School of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The School seeks scholars and educators in ethnomusicology, global music studies, popular music studies, jazz studies, music sociology, sound studies, and other emerging music interdisciplines to complement and diversify our current course offerings in European/American music for both majors and non-majors, and to help reshape the undergraduate music curriculum more generally. Appointment start date will be August 20, 2018. Appointment will be full time for the nine-month academic year. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Additional Information:

The Mead Witter School of Music, located within the College of Letters & Science, serves over 300 majors at the undergraduate and graduate levels offering the B.A., B.S., B.M., M.A., M.M., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degrees and serves hundreds of non-majors through multiple ensembles and course offerings. Along with the UW-Madison at large, the School of Music is committed to creating a diverse, collegial, and inclusive educational, scholarly, and performance community of faculty, staff, and students and to embody through our teaching and research the aims of the Wisconsin Idea. The School seeks candidates who identify with groups currently underrepresented within Schools of Music and academe at large. In October of 2016, the School broke ground on the Hamel Music Center, a state-of-the-art facility designed as a gateway for arts on campus. This new space will contain a large concert hall, a recital hall, lobby, and a large rehearsal space for use by students, faculty, and staff and will contribute to the School's on-going engagement with audiences on and off campus.

The UW-Madison has longstanding strengths in world languages and has eight area studies centers, six of which are National Resource Centers, as well as programs in African American Studies, Asian American Studies, American Indian Studies, and [email protected]/[email protected]


Benjamin Schultz-Burkel

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Instructions to applicants:

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 2018. Electronic submissions of materials are required. Applicants must apply via the on-line application system at . Please click on the "APPLY NOW" button to start an application. Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application and a CV, and provide names and contact information for three professional references. References will be contacted directly to provide a confidential letter of recommendation via the on-line application system. The letter of application should clearly articulate areas of research expertise, college-level teaching experience, and other areas of teaching and scholarly interest. Do not send other materials until requested to do so. For additional information contact Dr. Benjamin Schultz-Burkel at [email protected]

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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

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Advertised: Nov 20 2017 Central Standard Time


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