University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 236972

Position Summary:
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 auditioned and nonauditioned ensembles and course offerings. Along with the UW-Madison at large, the MWSoM 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 can assist the School in its commitment to recruit students and faculty currently underrepresented within Schools of Music and academe at large. This fall, the School opened the Hamel Music Center, a state-of-the-art facility and a gateway for arts on campus consisting of the Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, the Collins Recital Hall, and the Lee/Kaufman Rehearsal Hall. These spaces, for curricular use by students, faculty and staff will contribute to the School's on-going engagement with audiences on and off-campus.

Well qualified candidates for this position will demonstrate evidence of successful collegiate teaching experience. Exeprience teaching the following courses is preferable:

-MUS/C&I 304: Composition, Arranging, and Orchestration for Music Teachers
-MUS/C&I 420 Teaching Popular Music I
-MUS/C&I 302, Music Learning and Teaching II
-MUS/C&I 421 Teaching Popular Music II

Principal duties:
90%-Provide Instruction for the following courses:
Fall:
-MUS/C&I 304: Composition, Arranging, and Orchestration for Music Teachers
-MUS/C&I 420 Teaching Popular Music I
Spring:
-MUS/C&I 302, Music Learning and Teaching II
-MUS/C&I 421 Teaching Popular Music II

10%- Area/Department Responsibilities:
-Conduct regular office hours,
-Attend music education area meetings, and carry out other duties related to the position.
-Maintain a positive image of our music education program to potential undergraduate and graduate students.
-We encourage all instructional academic staff to participate in scholarly and service activities within the school, including service on departmental committees, and to attend all School of Music department meetings.

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