[ 28. Dezember 2017 ]

DEGEM News – STELLENAUSSCHREIBUNG – Full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in electronic music, Mills College – one year appointment

From: Maggi Payne via Kevin Austin via cec conference
Datum: Wed, 27 Dec 2017
Betreff: [cec-c] Full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in electronic music, Mills College – one year appointment

Mills College is seeking applicants for a one-year position as
Full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in electronic music.
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2018.

Job Description:
The Department of Music at Mills College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Adjunct Professor specializing in electronic music.

The Mills College Music Department has a long tradition in pushing the boundaries of musical practices, where students are encouraged to engage in a broad range of activities including composition, improvisation, and electronic and computer music techniques. We are seeking an established professional with solid teaching experience who specializes in electronic music, but shares our spirit of openness in a rigorous and innovative environment.

This is a one academic year contract position to begin in August 2018.

Candidates should have a strong command of contemporary electronic music practices, such as programming in Max/MSP, SuperCollider or other programs, audio recording, composition, and other relevant expertise. In rotation with current faculty, the subjects taught may include electronic music, computer music, video programming, recording techniques, composition and improvisation. Practica (individual instruction) and Thesis are integral to the music program and are included in the teaching load.

The successful candidate will have a MA or terminal degree and a proven track record of mentoring and working with undergraduate and graduate students. The Assistant Adjunct Professor will be responsible for teaching 6 courses per year plus departmental service.

Additional Information:
This is a full time exempt position. Salary is $60,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b) retirement plan, 12 sick days and 10 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Pet insurance, long-term care insurance and legal-assistance insurance are available as voluntary benefits.

Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills‘ non-discrimination policy, please go to http://www.mills.edu/administration/administrative_offices/policies/nondiscrimination.php

Application Instructions:
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining teaching and areas of expertise, an artist’s statement, and a representative selection of works (sent via web link). Applicants should also provide the names, addresses, and email contacts for three professional references. No letters of reference should be submitted at this time. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2018.

There are relocations funds associated with this position.

Please note that this position is not eligible for sponsorship of employment visas.

About Mills College:

Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master’s universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students.

Mills College encourages diversity in hiring and particularly welcomes applications and nominations from women, gender non-binary individuals, and minorities. Mills College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice and our desire to maintain the excellence of our faculty. In so doing, we offer our students not only the opportunity to learn about varied disciplines but to engage with diverse perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. For more information, please visit http://www.mills.edu.