Assistant Professor, General Faculty, Composer/Sound Artist in Residence

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Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty, Composer/Sound Artist in Residence

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Music

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-03-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia, McIntire Department of Music invites applications for a non-tenure track position of Composer/Sound Artist in Residence, beginning Fall 2018. This is a one-year, non-renewable position at the rank of Assistant Professor, General Faculty. The anticipated start date of the position is August 25, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the Composition and Computer Technologies (CCT) program and participating in a vibrant and creative experimental music and sound art technology scene.

The CCT program emphasizes the integration of acoustic and computer-based composition, considered as part of a diverse multimedia and interdisciplinary 21st Century field of art, design and music. We strive to build a unique climate of creative and technical research befitting a leading institution of higher education such as UVA. Recent CCT courses address subjects such as new interfaces for musical expression, intermedia composition, sound art and composition, sound synthesis and control, mobile interactive computer ensemble, audio engineering, producer as composer, sound studio, timbre, and ecoacoustics.

Applicants must possess a terminal degree in composition (Ph.D. or DMA) in music or related field, or in sound art (MFA) at the time of application, or furnish proof from the relevant registrar that all documentation required for the terminal degree has been submitted. Applicants must hold the terminal degree at the time of appointment. University teaching experience is desirable.

To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile on-line through [email protected] ( and search on job posting number 0622947. Please attach: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a document containing links to examples of the candidate's music or sound art (scores, recordings, videos, etc.) online; and the names and contact information of three references. Completed applications must be received by midnight, EST on April 26, 2018.

Please arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation emailed or mailed directly to the Music Department care of Hyeyon Moon at [email protected] or to P.O Box 400176, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176, [email protected] Letters of recommendation from credentialing services such as Interfolio will be accepted.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to Kim Turner, [email protected], 424-924-6491.

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Posted: 4/4/2018
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