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Music and Theatre Arts: Applied Saxophone Studio Teacher (45%)

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Part Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer
  • Job ID: #18419
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Music and Theatre Arts: Applied Saxophone Studio Teacher (45%)

POSITION: Applied Saxophone Studio Teacher. Expertise in Classical tradition required. 45% FTE Instructional Academic Staff position in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts in the Lecturer title series beginning August 22, 2022. This is a one-year renewable appointment with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters required; Doctorate preferred.  The following will be considered assets: evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: Duties and responsibilities include teaching applied saxophone as assigned, which includes teaching an active studio class, coach and administer a saxophone chamber music program, participate in the broader chamber music program as needed. Other responsibilities could be assigned according to department need.

 THE UNIT: The Department of Music and Theatre Arts serves approximately 400 majors and minors supported by 31 full-time and 7 part-time faculty.  The department faculty are highly regarded in the state and region and enrich the Eau Claire community while providing outstanding academic opportunities.  Our faculty are well known for the quality of their performances and for their innovative teaching.  Academic programs include the BM degree in performance and composition; the BME degree in instrumental and choral music education; the BA and BS degrees in music.  All degree programs are full accredited by NASM.  Applicants are encouraged to peruse the department’s website at www.uwec.edu/Mus-The.

 UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htmYou must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process.  If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Music and Theatre Arts: lecturer in Applied Saxophone position (Job ID# 18419) then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • A link to an uploaded high quality recording of recent performances
  • Names and contact information for three references

Please direct requests for additional information to: Jennifer Zwicky at zwickyjl@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 20, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to 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. §. 19.36(7).