Department of Performing & Visual Arts
Assistant Professor, tenure track position, academic year appointment.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Performing and Visual Arts Department seeks a tenure-track assistant professor to serve as Director of Orchestral Activities. Actively recruit for the department and perform other duties commensurate with expertise and abilities.
Doctorate in music or ABD required. Completion of a doctorate is required before consideration of tenure. Experience in conducting and administering an orchestral program, and coaching chamber music is required. University level classroom teaching and collaborative conducting experience with choral and musical theatre performances is preferred. Must be an artist level performer and have strong recruiting skills. The applicant must have demonstrable skills in oral and written communication.
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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Amy Udelhofen, Administrative Assistant
Department of Performing and Visual Arts
Application materials must be submitted via the online application system by December 21, 2012.
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.
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