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Research Scientist

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Center for Music Technology ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for a research scientist position. The Center seeks an expert in music technology, software engineering, and human-computer interaction who can manage complex software development projects, mentor undergraduate and graduate research assistants, collaborate effectively across multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary teams, and lead the preparation of scholarly manuscripts and proposals. The primary domain of research is in music + computing education. Expertise is required in software engineering (full web stack development, scalability, agile development), human-computer interaction (UX and user testing), and music technology (algorithmic composition, interactive music). Applicants should also be experienced in scholarly research and writing and in project management.  Applicants should hold a master's degree in an allied field, such as human-computer interaction or music technology, and should have at least five years of experience in application development, including experience leading product teams.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The following application materials should be submitted:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names, addresses (including e-mails), and telephone numbers of three academic/professional references.

Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Jason Freeman, Professor and Chair of the School of Music ([email protected]). Applications will be considered beginning September 15, 2020, but the search will continue until the position is filled. A background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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