Adjunct Instructor in Audio Recording & Production

Job description


The College of New Jersey invites applications for a part-time Adjunct Instructor in Audio Recording & Production in the Departments of Interactive Multimedia and Music for Fall 2021. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching one introductory class in our campus Recording Studio, with access to a sixteen-seat Mac computer lab supported by our Information Technology department. The course introduces students to essential aspects of musical recording and editing, paying particular attention to equipment (microphones and mixers), signal flow, mic placement, digital audio editing techniques, mixing, automation, and effects. Students will focus on individual creative projects; student musicians are typically recruited to provide the live musical material. The course satisfies requirements for majors and minors in both departments, as well as in the new interdisciplinary Music Technology minor.

Desired qualifications:

    a completed terminal degree (masters or doctorate; ABD considered) in an audio recording technology-related discipline from an accredited institution, or significant professional experience

    college/university-level teaching (or Teaching Assistant) experience in audio recording and production

    3-5 years' experience in professional studio recording

    professional-level expertise in Logic Pro X software

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent teaching skills in the context of an undergraduate curriculum where skills are introductory or in development.


Salary is commensurate to 3 Faculty Weighted Hours (current rate $5400 for the semester).

There will be no travel/moving cost reimbursement or working visa support attached to this position.

Starting date:

August 30, 2021

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit the following: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) list of three references with contact information. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Please do not send further materials unless requested. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.

Questions: Please direct further questions to Dr. Teresa Nakra, Coordinator of Music Technology, at .




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Job No: 21001319
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable