Postdoctoral Fellow in Music Technology
- Smith College
- Northampton, MA
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Mar 6, 2023
Apr 5, 2023
The Department of Music at Smith College invites applications for a 2-year, benefits-eligible Postdoctoral Fellow in Music Technology to begin July 1, 2023. The candidate’s primary research and practice may lie within any specialty in computer or digital music, including interdisciplinary work. Special consideration will be given to candidates able to teach advanced production and to those able to propose courses relevant to the field of Computer Science, such as creative coding. In addition to teaching one course per semester, the candidate will be expected to help develop and maintain the electronic music studio and the computer music lab. A doctorate or other terminal degree in music technology, music composition, digital media, computer science, engineering, applied mathematics, cognition or neuroscience, or a closely related field is expected by the start of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in music technology are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Music may be found at http://www.smith.edu/music/.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/122267 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusion statement, and the contact information for three confidential references. Finalists may be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2023
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.
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