Subject: Tenure Track position, Music Technology, U. Central
From: Eric Honour
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
VACANCY: MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
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.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS BEYOND THE MINIMUM
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 AND BENEFITS
Salary is variable, depending upon qualifications and experience.
Screening will begin Jan. 11, 2016, and continue until the position is
ABOUT UCM, THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, AND CENTER FOR MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
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
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.
Professor of Music
University of Central Missouri