[ 18. November 2015 ]

AUSSCHREIBUNG – Tenure Track position, Music Technology, U. Central Missouri

Subject: Tenure Track position, Music Technology, U. Central


From: Eric Honour

Hello all,

I am pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time, tenure-track

assistant professor to work with me in the music technology area at the

University of Central Missouri. Those who are interested can see the job

posting and apply here:


University of Central Missouri

Department of Music


RANK: Assistant Professor

APPOINTMENT: August 15, 2016


The Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri is pleased

to announce a search for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor

of music technology. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the

music technology sequence and/or other areas in the candidate’s field(s)

of expertise, in keeping with the department’s needs. Assist with the

supervision and maintenance of the department’s music technology

facilities and equipment. Assist with recruiting for the music

technology degree program. Supervise and coordinate students tasked with

recording recitals and supporting other departmental technology needs.

Participate in the activities of the music technology area as a

collaborator, composer, performer, audio engineer/technician, or

otherwise, within the candidate’s qualifications and interests. Maintain

an active career as a music technologist and/or composer leading to the

establishment of a national reputation in the field.


ABD in music technology or related fields (e.g. music composition), or

Master’s degree with at least 5 years of professional experience in

audio engineering, music technology, or related fields. Experience and

interest in working in classical, commercial/popular, and experimental

genres of music. Broad experience with audio engineering and production.

Experience with live sound reinforcement, including system design as

well as operation. Evidence of successful

college/university-level teaching. Thorough command of current versions

of Pro Tools, Logic, and Finale.


Doctoral degree in music technology or related fields (e.g. music

composition). Broad experience with electroacoustic composition. Fluency

with Max, Ableton Live, and other common music production and

electroacoustic composition software applications. Experience

integrating live performance with electroacoustic music

(e.g. interactive computer music, laptop performance, live coding, live

diffusion, motion tracking, new interfaces for musical expression).

Experience with sound design, audio for game, and audio for video/film a

plus. Experience with collaborating across disciplines a plus. Ability

to teach courses in other areas of departmental need a plus.


Salary is variable, depending upon qualifications and experience.


Screening will begin Jan. 11, 2016, and continue until the position is



The University of Central Missouri’s main campus is located in

Warrensburg, MO, a community of approximately 19,000 residents, 50 miles

east/southeast of Kansas City. More than 14,000 undergraduate and

graduate students are enrolled in more than 150 programs of study.

Student life is varied and vibrant, with 200 student organizations,

strong intramural and club sports, championship NCAA Division II

athletics, 22 Greek organizations, and ample residence halls. The arts

are particularly strong, with outstanding theater and art & design

departments, complementing the Department of Music.

The Department of Music at UCM offers B.A., B.M. (emphases in

Performance, Music Technology, Piano Pedagogy, and Jazz & Commercial

Music), B.M.E., and M.A. degrees (emphases in Conducting, History &

Literature, Kodaly, Performance, and Piano Pedagogy). The University is

fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the

North Central Association, and the National Council for Accreditation of

Teacher Education. The department is housed in two buildings and

includes a 385-seat recital hall. A 1,300-seat concert hall is located

in conjoining Hendricks Hall. The Department of Music is the

third-largest in Missouri, and the state’s first All-Steinway School,

with twenty-two full-time and seven adjunct faculty, and approximately

280 music majors. See web site at UCMmusic.com .

The Music Technology facilities at UCM support the nationally recognized

B.M. in Music Technology degree program. Comprising two recording

studios, a computer lab, an electronic composition studio, and extensive

live event technology—including a permanently-installed 11.4 Meyer Sound

Labs diffusion system in the primary recital hall—UCM’s music technology

facilities are comprehensive and able to provide support for a wide

variety of projects in music technology. UCM is Missouri’s lead

institution for applied and professional technology education, providing

significant administrative support. The music technology degree program

at UCM focuses on audio production and live sound reinforcement,

augmented with a wide variety of opportunities for students to explore

and take courses in computer music, composition, sound design, live

performance of electroacoustic music, jazz & commercial music, and other

related topics. See website at http://www.ucmo.edu/music/tech .


Candidates must complete an online faculty profile, found

at https://jobs.ucmo.edu, and apply to position #998370. Attach to the

faculty profile a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae,

unofficial transcripts showing degrees completed, and three letters of

reference. Please list on the faculty profile the names, phone numbers,

and e-mail addresses for three additional professional references.

Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later time.

Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Eric Honour,

Music Technology Search Committee Chair, e-mail: honour(at)ucmo(dot)edu.


information about the online application process, contact Human

Resources at jobs(at)ucmo(dot)edu.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants for this position complete the

online faculty profile and submit to the appropriate position for

consideration at jobs.ucmo.edu . All documents

requested for this position must also be attached to the faculty profile

at the time of application. Only completed on-line faculty profiles with

attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer.

revised 4/21/2014

Eric Honour

Professor of Music

University of Central Missouri

Composer/Saxophonist/Audio Engineer