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Assistant Professor of Music

Organization: University of Wisconsin—Madison
Date Posted: 12/7/2017
City: Madison
Location: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Primary Category: Faculty, Tenure-Track

Description & Details

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.

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.

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:

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