Department of Performing & Visual Arts
Assistant Professor
Music Theory & Applied Instrumental Instruction

Assistant Professor, tenure track position, academic year appointment.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Performing and Visual Arts Department seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of music theory and instrumental instruction for fall 2013. The successful candidate will teach written theory and analysis courses, aural skills courses, and composition lessons; teach an instrumental studio of majors and minors; advise undergraduate music majors; and maintain an active and musically diverse career inside and out of the classroom. To successfully achieve tenure, the candidate will have to show significant success in recruitment of music majors and minors.

Doctorate in music or ABD required. Completion of a doctorate is required before consideration of tenure. Desired candidates will have experience teaching undergraduate written theory, aural skills courses and composition lessons; evidence of a promising career as a performer; excellent communication skills; functional piano skills; and the ability to use digital technologies (computer-assisted instruction, music notation, and sequencing software applications). The candidate must be an outstanding classroom educator and artist level performer. Evidence of proven recruiting success will also be considered.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of application addressing all qualifications; transcripts; curriculum vitae; philosophy of education; a concise separate statement describing the applicant's history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; names, addresses and telephone numbers of three recent references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Please direct questions to:
Amy Udelhofen, Administrative Assistant
Department of Performing and Visual Arts

Application Deadline:
Application materials must be submitted via the online application system by December 21, 2012.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

A significant feature of the university campus is the Center for the Arts. The 565-seat concert hall is known for its excellent acoustics. There is also a 200-flexible seat theater and rehearsal halls in the facility. The center is home to the award-winning Performing Arts Series and the summer Heartland Festival.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.

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