The Department of Music at UMBC seeks a well-qualified Lecturer (Full-time) in Music Technology, to begin August 21, 2018. This position will be responsible for all first year courses for the music technology major (audio recording and editing), teaching students in all five of the music majors the required music technology core curriculum (basic audio recording/editing and music notation), mentoring upper level required senior projects, and supervising internships. This individual will provide research support to performance faculty, producing documentation (video and audio recordings) of their performances, and will supervise recording of all student performances. Individual must demonstrate required skills and aptitude for maintenance of music technology teaching spaces and recording studios. Applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion by way of teaching, performing, publishing, or volunteer experiences are urged to submit an application.
Salary competitive. Masters required, with successful college teaching experience or equivalent graduate-level training. The successful applicant will be an experienced recording engineer, with additional skills/experiences that will serve to broaden our curricular offerings. Teaching Certification in Pro Tools a plus. Applicant should send a current CV; a detailed statement of qualifications addressing the candidate’s academic, industry, and teaching preparedness; and current contact information for three references. Additionally, all candidates must submit a separate statement addressing their capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
For best consideration, please submit all application materials by November 1, 2017 via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/42578). Applications will be accepted until filled. For questions, please contact Dr. Linda Dusman, Department Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in the heart of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, the Department of Music is a growing diverse and supportive community enrolling 160 undergraduate majors. Housed in the University’s striking new Performing Arts and Humanities Building (2014), the music wing includes a 350-seat performance space with superior acoustics, new 9-foot Steinway grand pianos, and fully equipped recording and keyboard labs. All tenure-track faculty maintain robust careers in performance, conducting, or composing on the regional and national level, with many having a research focus in contemporary art-music. In addition to its undergraduate degrees, the Department offers a post-baccalaureate Certificate in American Contemporary Music. See music.umbc.edu for more details.
UMBC, an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, is especially proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We encourage applications from women, minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineeri...ng, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.