[ 10. November 2016 ]

STELLENAUSSCHREIBUNG – Faculty Position at the University of Michigan, USA

Von: Kevin Austin via cec conference
Datum: Thu, 10 Nov 2016
Betreff: [cec-c] Faculty Position at the University of Michigan, USA

Post: Faculty Position in the Department of Performing Arts Technology
Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track

The successful candidate would be expected to: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of sound recording, audio engineering, and music production, as well as in complementary areas of Performing Arts Technology such as audio signal processing, creative coding, spatial audio, virtual and augment reality, video game music and sound, technologically-mediated performance, or the history and aesthetics of music production, as needed; supervise undergraduate and graduate student theses and research projects; recruit students of high caliber; develop and maintain an active and nationally recognized profile as a recording engineer, music producer, performer, and/or researcher; participate in faculty governance responsibilities.

The Department of Performing Arts Technology seeks an innovative practitioner and/or researcher in the area of sound recording, audio engineering, and music production. It is desirable for candidates to have additional interest, experience, and expertise in one or more complementary areas, such as technologically-mediated performance, composition, or improvisation; spatial audio; digital signal processing; creative coding; theory and analysis of electronic music; virtual and augmented reality; video game music and sound; video production / experimental visual media; or auditory perception.

The successful candidate must have a terminal degree in a relevant field prior to the start date or equivalent experience.

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of successful university teaching or promise of same.

To Apply:

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references (letters are not required at this time), and one link to a website that contains a digital portfolio of representative creative/scholarly work and teaching.

In the cover letter, applicants should include brief creative/research and teaching statements. Applications should be received by January 3, 2017, to ensure full consideration. Please email materials to: smtd-searchcommittee@umich.edu. Please add „PAT“ in the subject line of the email.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE. As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence.


Michael Gurevich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Performing Arts Technology
School of Music, Theatre & Dance
University of Michigan
+1 734.647.4458