FACULTY VACANCY: TECHNOLOGY IN MUSIC AND RELATED ARTS

The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a two-year position in the Technology in Music and Related Arts (TIMARA) Department beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach experimental composition focusing on technological media and interdisciplinary collaboration; teach a course in analog and digital studio techniques, DAW, basic recording, history of electro-acoustic music, and repertoire; teach courses in digital sound synthesis, Max/MSP/Jitter, and other areas related to multimedia practice (video, installation, interactive performance, etc.); mentor students on artistic, academic, and professional matters; and participate in committees, meetings, and activities of the TIMARA Department.
Requirements: Doctorate degree in composition or computer music or equivalent experience with a body of creative work and research that represents a dedication to the production of innovative music; demonstrated achievement in digital and analog signal processing, sound synthesis, and interactive music systems; teaching experience in electronic and computer music composition in both private-study and classroom settings; and demonstrated ability to work effectively within a dynamic artistic community.

For more information, see http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.dot?id=3737960

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12 2011

Faculty Position at Columbia College Chicago

Tenure – Track Faculty, Audio for Visual Media
Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.

The Department of Audio Arts & Acoustics is seeking applications for a Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty position, beginning Fall 2012. The Department offers a comprehensive undergraduate education in acoustics, audio design and production, audio for visual media, and live and installed sound systems, supplemented by a strong Liberal Arts component. Our current department curriculum may be reviewed at the following link:

http://www.colum.edu/Academics/Audio_Arts_and_Acoustics/PDF_Folder/AAA_Student_Handbook.pdf

Duties & Responsibilities

Principal duties include:

  • Teach and mentor undergraduates, and develop new curriculum.
  • Work closely with the Film & Video, Theater, Interactive Arts & Media and Broadcast Departments to maintain and develop the Audio for Visual Media program.
  • Serve on college and departmental committees.
  • Advise students within the major.
  • Engage, with distinction, in creative and/or scholarly activities in the field, as appropriate for a tenure or tenure-track faculty appointment.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in one or more of the following fields: Audio/Sound Design for Visual and Dramatic Media, including production and/or post-production engineering for film, broadcast, theater, or multi-media, including games, and other interactive digital media.
  • Advanced (required) or terminal (preferred) degree in a field relevant to the position. (Recent graduates must demonstrate exceptional promise, as assessed by the search committee, in lieu of extensive professional and teaching experience).
  • Substantial breadth and depth of knowledge and professional experience, which can be documented by a record of significant portfolio, publication or other professional experience.
  • Fluency in general audio theory and practice.
  • Demonstrated record of teaching.

All applicants must apply online at https://employment.colum.edu/ (Job ID 100246).

IMPORTANT: At the start of the online application please upload ONE document that COMBINES your COVER LETTER, CV, and BRIEF STATEMENT ABOUT TEACHING INTERESTS AND PHILOSOPHY; do not upload each document separately. The title of your document should be less than 60 characters and saved as a word.doc, word.docx, or PDF ONLY.

Complete the online application including adding the names and contact information for three professional references. You will receive an email confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application. In addition, please submit 3 blind letters of reference via US mail to:

Audio Arts & Acoustics Faculty Search
c/o Elliott Scott
Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

Review of submissions begins December 1, 2011.

If you experience technical difficulties please email careers@colum.edu. Do not contact the hiring department or search committee for assistance. No phone calls or hard copy materials please.

Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.

For more information, please visit us at: www.COLUM.edu

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10 2011

UNT Announcement of Faculty Position Assistant Professor in Composition

Duties: Teach composition lessons and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will include computer music and intermedia and may also include other areas of the candidate’s specialization. Contribute to the activities of the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) and the initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). Participate fully in academic and professional activities.
Qualifications: An active, accomplished composer with experience teaching at the college level. Experience with experimental music and intermedia highly preferred. Earned doctorate in composition at the time of appointment or an emerging national reputation as a composer of music enhanced by advanced technology in lieu of earned doctorate.
Rank, salary: Full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline: August 28, 2012
Materials: Cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to four representative scores (in pdf format as “Other Document”), statements of creative/research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Audio and video recordings may not be uploaded to this website, but should be sent to Dr. Joseph Klein at the address below. Electronic submission of recording materials strongly encouraged, either on CD-/DVD-ROM, or uploaded to personal/professional website.
Application: All applicants must apply online at http://facultyjobs.unt.edu
Mail recordings to:
Composition Search/Assistant Professor
c/o Dr. Joseph Klein, search committee chair UNT College of Music
1155 Union Circle #311367
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: joseph.klein@unt.edu
Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 31, 2011; the search will remain open until the position is closed has been filled.
Information:
E-mail: joseph.klein@unt.edu
Phone: (940)565-4926
Fax: (940)565-2002
UNT’s College of Music is one of the nation’s largest and most respected comprehensive schools of music. Approximately 1,600 students enroll annually in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs taught by globally acclaimed faculty. For more information, visit the College of Music website at http://music.unt.edu.
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The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.

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10 2011

UNT Announcement of Faculty Position Artist-Professor in Composition

Duties: Teach composition lessons and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will include orchestration, composition seminar, and may also include courses in other areas within the candidate’s specialization. Maintain a public profile as a composer and participate in academic activities.
Qualifications: An established and active composer with a national or international reputation in concert music, particularly specializing in large ensemble work (e.g., orchestral, wind, choral, opera); experience teaching at the college level. Earned doctorate in composition at the time of appointment or a record of performances by nationally or internationally recognized top-tier performing ensembles in lieu of earned doctorate.
Rank, Salary: Full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Professor; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 28, 2012
Materials: All applicants must apply online at facultyjobs.unt.edu. Upload Cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to four representative scores (in pdf format as “Other Document”), statements of creative/research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Audio and video recordings may not be uploaded to this website, but should be sent to Dr. Joseph Klein at the address below. Electronic submission of recording materials strongly encouraged, either on CD-/DVD-ROM, or uploaded to personal/professional website.
Applications: All applicants must apply online at https://facultyjobs.unt.edu
Mail recordings to:
Composition Search/Professor
c/o Dr. Joseph Klein, search committee chair UNT College of Music
1155 Union Circle #311367
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: joseph.klein@unt.edu
Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 31, 2011; the search will remain open until the position has been filled.
Information:
E-mail: joseph.klein@unt.edu
Phone: (940)565-4926
Fax: (940)565-2002
UNT’s College of Music is one of the nation’s largest and most respected comprehensive schools of music. Approximately 1,600 students enroll annually in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs taught by globally acclaimed faculty. For more information, visit the College of Music website at http://music.unt.edu.
The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.

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10 2011

UNT One-Year Position in Composition

Duties

Teach composition lessons and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the activities of the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) and the initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). Courses will include computer music and intermedia, and may also include other areas of the candidate’s specialization. Participate fully in academic and professional activities.

Qualifications

An active, accomplished composer with experience teaching at the college level. Earned doctorate in composition at the time of appointment or equivalent experience required. Experience with experimental music and intermedia highly preferred.

Rank, Salary

One-year, full time Visiting Assistant Professor; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date

August 28, 2011

Materials

All applicants must apply online at facultyjobs.unt.edu. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to four representative scores (in pdf format as “Other Document”), statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Audio and video recordings may not be uploaded to this website, but should be sent to Dr. Joseph Klein at the address below. Electronic submission of recording materials strongly encouraged, either on CD-/DVD-ROM, or uploaded to personal/professional website.

Application All applicants must apply online at facultyjobs.unt.edu

Mail recordings to:
Composition Search
c/o Dr. Joseph Klein, search committee chair
UNT College of Music
1155 Union Circle #311367
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: joseph (dot) klein (at) unt (dot) edu

Deadline

The search will remain open until closed.

Information

E-mail: joseph (dot) klein (at) unt (dot) edu
Phone: (940)565-4926
Fax: (940)565-2002

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05 2011

JOB: Professor of Music, University College Cork, Ireland


University College Cork (UCC) seeks an outstanding appointee for the full-time permanent position of Professor of Music to lead research in music, contribute to UCC Music’s national and international profile, and play a critical role in attracting external research funding.  The appointee will assume a leadership role in the further development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the discipline.

The staff complement of Music comprises scholars, composers, improvisers, and performers, presenting a symbiosis of music scholarship, composition, and performance to an extent unique in IrelandThe Department embraces multiple disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology of music, critical studies, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, film studies, performance studies, composition and music technology.

A model music department of the 21st century, the Department has an ethos that is centred on the understanding that all kinds of music are equally worthy of study and performance. As such, the Department delivers a diverse research-led curriculum. Music’s research achievements show excellence at national and international levels, particularly in the areas of composition, ethnomusicology including Irish traditional music, historical and critical musicology. The appointee will be expected to play a pivotal academic leadership role in further developing the strengths of the department and to be an effective contributor to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, doctoral supervision and administrative elements of the School.  The appointee will be expected to act as Head of Department/School.

The appointee will have a doctorate in Music or a cognate subject or equivalent evidence of a scholarly reputation of international standing in Music.  A significant track-record of sustained internationally published research (or equivalent in composition) is required along with a proven record of seeking and obtaining substantial funding for research.  S/he will have the requisite communication, management, administrative and leadership skills to manage an active and developing department.

For informal discussion, contact Dr. Melanie Marshall, School of Music and Theatre at   +353 21 4904629 or   Ml.Marshall (at) ucc.ie

For further information and application details, please see http://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/vacancies/academic/

Department website: http://www.music.ucc.ie/

Closing date: 8 April 2011

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02 2011