Betreff: Assistant Professor (Faculty of Experimental Music & Digital Media/Tenure-Track)
Datum: 24. Januar 2013 08:16:20 MEZ
(Faculty of Experimental Music & Digital Media/Tenure-Track)
School of Music
College of Music & Dramatic Arts
Louisiana State University
The CMDA is a performing arts community that trains, cultivates, prepares, and rewards excellent artists, educators, scholars, and performers–fostering passion for the arts, collaboration, and the creation of new works. We engage with our community, heightening our collective ability to communicate with expressive power and purpose. LSU is a national flagship institution with world-class intellectual and creative resources. Located in a dynamic city situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana’s vibrant, evocative and diverse culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University and numerous businesses and industrial facilities, with a metropolitan area population of over 700,000. The LSU School of Music offers a comprehensive music program with nearly 500 majors. It has over 50 faculty, 10 professional staff, and 75 graduate assistants. It sponsors nearly 300 recitals, concerts, operas, and lectures each academic year. Degrees offered include the PhD (with concentrations in composition, music education, musicology, and music theory), DMA (concentrations in choral conducting, performance, wind conducting), MM, BM, BME, and BA (Liberal Arts). LSU has an enrollment of nearly 30,000 students and is located in Baton Rouge, the state capital of Louisiana and a city with a metropolitan area population of approximately 500,000. The city supports a vibrant performing arts scene, including: symphony orchestra, several dance companies, various eclectic concert series, and a professional theatre.
Responsibilities: Teach courses at the University level within the EM/DM program, including those aligned with the undergraduate Digital Media minor, and forthcoming Digital Media Arts & Engineering graduate program in the College of Engineering. Other duties include attracting extramural funding and work with interdisciplinary teams that include faculty, doctoral students, post-docs and research associates. Participate in other educational and professional tasks of the Department and the University.
Required Qualifications: DMA, PhD or equivalent degree within their discipline, and the capacity to build distinguished records of research accomplishments, performances and publications, as well as a strong reputation in their disciplines. The candidate’s field of interest must include one or more of the following: Electroacoustic music composition, Musical Robotics, Music Informatics, Interactive Music Systems, Auditory Display, Sound Diffusion SystemsAdditional Qualifications Desired: Ability to build interdisciplinary research teams that complement existing strengths among the faculty and community.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will be a joint appointment with Center for Computation & Technology. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Screening will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit materials by February 15, 2013. Appointment begins in August 2013. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at:https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu Position #000663