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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mead Witter School of Music
Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Education, tenure-track
Doctorate in Music Education by start of appointment in August 2023. The successful candidate will have previous teaching experience in music education at the college level as well as a minimum of 3 years of successful teaching experience at the Pk-12 level.
Position Expectations:
The UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in music education at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The ideal candidate will embrace the School's student-centered, mentor-driven educational mission and commitment to inclusive recruitment.

The School seeks to hire an innovative individual with the demonstrated ability or potential ability to carry out successful, high-quality teaching, research/scholarship and leadership within a large, public university setting; to lead the implementation of a new undergraduate music education curriculum in collaboration with colleagues in music performance, music theory, historical musicology and ethnomusicology; and to help re-imagine the School's graduate programs in music education.

The School is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research explores new areas of inquiry within music education, such as but not limited to, critical pedagogies, music technology, popular musics, and world musics.The ideal candidate will contribute to the School's critically important programs in music education by teaching undergraduate courses in the music education professional sequence and graduate courses in their area of expertise.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out a well-articulated program of research and scholarship appropriate to the assistant or associate professor rank. Other responsibilities include advising and mentoring graduate students, serving on degree committees, and providing leadership at the area, departmental, college and university levels.
Applications Must Include:
1) a cover letter addressing your commitment to teaching and to curricular change as well as describing your current research and scholarship, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) a separate statement on diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB).
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
December 9, 2022
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
December 9, 2022
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Wendy Johnson (
Institutional Information:
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.

The Mead Witter School of Music serves approximately 300 undergraduate majors and graduate students in B.A., B.S., B.M., M.A., M.M., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degree programs. It is committed to fostering diverse, inclusive, and collegial academic and musical communities, and to increase diversity among its faculty and students.
A Note from Brian Wesolowski:

The mission of the Music Research Nexus is to connect those involved in music education/music therapy research at higher education institutions. 

1. Music education/music therapy position vacancies
2. Calls for international, national, and state music education conferences
3. Calls for nominations for service-related activities
4. Calls for papers
5. Research funding/award opportunities

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