Assistant Professor

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Four-Year Institution

Job Title: Assistant Professor
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 249061
About Us The School of Music offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in music technology, along with minors in music and music technology and a joint degree in computational media, that develop students’ musical, technical, and theoretical skills. In collaboration with the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, the School’s faculty and students conduct cutting edge research in areas such as music cognition, music information retrieval, data sonification, robotic musicianship, and education. In addition, the School houses a variety of performing ensembles that attract the participation of over 800 Georgia Tech students per semester.


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. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.


Atlanta, GA

Job Summary The School of Music ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Music Technology. Applicants will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor.


The School seeks a scholar in music technology whose interdisciplinary research and/or creative practice transforms the ways in which we create, experience, and understand music. The candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in music technology that are consistent with their area(s) of expertise and that contribute substantially to the curriculum. The position also entails the leadership and management of a research lab at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology (


The candidate’s primary research and scholarship may lie within any specialty in music technology. Examples include but are not limited to research that addresses music and audio in connection with virtual and augmented reality, health, neuroscience, interfaces and hardware, machine learning and information retrieval, acoustics, instrument design, or entertainment, film, or sports. Methodologies, approaches, or pedagogies that incorporate cross-cultural studies, interdisciplinarity, and/or a commitment to diversity are particularly welcome. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional dedication to the teaching and mentoring of students.

Required Qualifications Terminal degree in music technology or a related field.


Required Documents to Attach

  • Letter of application which addresses in detail: 1) the applicant’s interest and qualifications for the position, 2) a summary of past and planned research and/or creative activities, and 3) teaching experience, interests, and philosophy. These items can be addressed separately or within a combined narrative.Link to an online portfolio and/or publications (sample of research, creative work, and/or performances).Diversity statement (1-2 pages, including specific examples in cultivating diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments for teaching, learning, and research).Curriculum vitae.Names, addresses (including e-mails), and telephone numbers of three academic/professional references.

Contact Information

Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Frank Clark, Chair of the School of Music Faculty Search Committee ([email protected]). Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2022, but the search will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required and must be completed prior to employment. In the interest of attracting and retaining a diverse applicant pool and faculty, candidates who fit the majority of the desired qualifications described above are strongly encouraged to apply. Essential requirements include a complete application package and an earned doctorate by the start of the appointment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

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