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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 221435-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Library, Museum, Arts, Other

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 non-auditioned 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 an emerging national/international performing career and have previous college-level teaching experience. Candidates must be able to demonstrate teaching and playing abilities on soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass saxophones. Successful candidates for this position will be expected to develop and conduct an ongoing, classical saxophone quartet.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's Degree in saxophone or related field required, DMA preferred (ABD considered).

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One to three years of college level teaching experience.
Proven record as a soloist and chamber musician on the saxophone at the national and/or international level required.

Additional Information:

This is a renewable, non-tenure track, instructional position. The FTE for this position will be determined based on studio size and program development.



Work Type:

Part Time: 30% - 60%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process.

An applicant may be hired as an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer or Senior Lecturer based on experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact Anne Brutosky: or (608) 263-4734

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, three professional references including your current supervisor, and a link (URL typed out) listed in your cover letter to recent live performances of approximately 15 minutes in length.

Your cover letter should also address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Anne Brutosky
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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