Assistant Professor of Music Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mead Witter School of Music
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Music

Job Description


The candidate's principal responsibilities will be to:

- Teach undergraduates in music education in the Music Learning and Teaching professional sequence and related courses (e.g., Introduction to Music Education; courses within Popular Music; Composition, Arranging, and Orchestration for the Music Educator) and graduate courses in music education in the candidate's areas of expertise, including research courses and/or graduate seminars on progressive music education and pedagogy topics. Candidates are sought who demonstrate the desire to explore and forge transdisciplinary connections with departments and programs across the University, such as the First Wave program and contemporary popular musics.

- Pursue a well-articulated and designed agenda of scholarly/creative productivity. The candidate will demonstrate an emerging record in music education with the potential for developing an ongoing program of innovative scholarship/research having both national and international reach.

- Contribute to the School's educational, scholarship/research, and outreach missions; participate in graduate degree committees, advising, and recruiting activities; collaborate in the ongoing work of the Music Education Area and the Mead Witter School of Music, College of Letters and Science; and carry out leadership and service within the School, College, and University.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Music Education is required by start of appointment.

Required qualifications include:
1. Evidence of an exemplary teaching and scholarly foundation in general music education (preferred) and/or choral music education, music technology, or popular music.
2. Evidence of three or more years of successful Pre-K-12 school teaching.
3. Evidence of establishing a promising scholarly/research agenda at the national/international level through an emerging record of research publications/creative projects in music education.
4. Evidence of having established excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to work collaboratively.

Desired qualifications include:
1. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the postsecondary level.
2. Evidence of demonstrated success in teaching general music (preferred) and/or choral music.

Application Details

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