Announcing Graduate Teaching Assistantship
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 15, 2017; 2017-18 Academic Year
SALARY: $15,000 stipend over 9 months; tuition remission
FTE: 50% (20 hours per week)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as a member of the Band Staff including working closely with the 320-member UW Marching and Varsity Bands, assist with administrative responsibilities of the band program, perform in a large ensemble offered by the UW Band program, assist band conducting faculty. Responsibilities may also include conducting one of the School of Music’s three non-major ensembles, University
• Bachelor’s degree
• Marching band teaching and/or performing experience
• Acceptance to University of Wisconsin graduate program in the area of
conducting, performance, or music education by start date
• Principal instrument in brass, percussion, or woodwind
ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION FOR:
• Public school teaching experience
• Proficient with Finale notation software
• Proficient with drill design software
RELATED INFORMATION: Contingent on a satisfactory annual performance review as a student and as an instructor, Teaching Assistants generally are eligible to receive two years of support while pursuing a Master’s degree and three years of support while pursuing a Doctorate.
TO APPLY: A letter of application and resume must be submitted to James Doing (firstname.lastname@example.org). In the letter, please state your qualifications and interest in the position. Percussionists will also be required to submit a writing sample (i.e. cadence or show excerpt). Applications will be accepted through March 1, 2017.