Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231303-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

The School of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time Tuba and Euphonium Instructor to begin August 2021.

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; it also serves hundreds of non-majors through multiple ensembles and course offerings. Along with the university at large, the Mead Witter School of Music is committed to building a diverse, collegial, and inclusive community for faculty, staff, and students, offering educational, scholarly and performance opportunities, and embodying through its teaching and research the aims of the Wisconsin Idea. The School seeks candidates who identify with groups currently underrepresented within Schools of Music and academe at large. In September 2019, the Hamel Music Center, a state-of-the-art facility designed as a gateway for arts on campus, opened its doors to the campus and general public. This new space includes the Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, the Collins Recital Hall, the Lee/Kaufmann Rehearsal Hall, and a two-story lobby for use by students, faculty, and staff, contributing to the Schools on-going engagement with audiences on and off campus.

The successful candidate will recruit, teach and mentor a studio of undergraduate and graduate tuba and euphonium students. They will teach music courses open to non-majors and Music Education students. As an important part of this appointment, this person will serve as a member of the Wisconsin Brass Quintet, one of the "superb brass quintets in the USA" - (Musicweb International).

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 required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preference will be given to candidates with successful teaching and recruitment experience in tuba and euphonium at the college level and evidence of a performance career, both as a soloist and in ensembles. Preference will also be given to candidates with experience in teaching general music classes.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Assistant Faculty Associate, Associate Faculty Associate, or Faculty Associate title dependent on experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact Anne Brutosky, Department Administrator (608) 263-4734, administrator@music.wisc.edu

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above. Additionally, contact information for three references should be provided as they will be asked for letters of recommendation upon request only. Please note that these references do not need to include a current supervisor, however, the current supervisor will be contacted for the finalist of this position. The current supervisor will not be contacted without advance notice.


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.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Feb 11 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 11 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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