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Job opening: University of Wisconsin - Madison Head Football Coach

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MADISON (WAOW) - Do you have Division I coaching experience? Look good in red? The University of Wisconsin - Madison is recruiting for the Head Football coach position.

UW posted the gig on their website this week after Bret Bielema announced he was leaving Wisconsin for Arkansas.

According to the job listing, recruiters are looking for a head coach with at least 5 years of successful collegiate football coaching experience. As for the salary, the UW says it's negotiable. Check out the entire job description here: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=75429

Bielema leaves Wisconsin after compiling a 68-24 in seven seasons, including last week's win over Nebraska in the Big Ten championship game that clinched the school's third straight Rose Bowl berth. The 42-year-old says he won't coach the Badgers in their upcoming bowl game.

The Illinois native takes over a Razorbacks program hit hard by the Bobby Petrino scandal. Petrino was fired for hiring his mistress, the team stumbled to a 4-8 finish under interim coach John L. Smith and missed a bowl game for the first time since 2007.

Bielema will receive $3.2 million annually for six seasons.

*The Associated Press contributed to this report

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