Music and Theater Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Position ID:MIT-Music and Theater Arts-LMT [#10322]
Position Title: Lecturer in Music Technology
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music Technology
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 finished (posted 2017/10/26, finished 2018/09/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Position: The MIT Music and Theater Arts Section is seeking a full-time Lecturer I in Music Technology to meet the growing demand of our undergraduate students and expand our course offerings.

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities are teaching three classes per semester (six per year). Potential classes include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Music Technology; Digital Instrument Performance Ensemble; Sound Design and Synthesis; Interactive Music Systems; Music Information Retrieval; Studio Production and Recording Techniques.

The rank of Lecturer I holds an initial appointment of three years, followed by successive reviews, reappointment and potential promotion to Lecturer II.

Qualifications: The qualified candidate has 2+ years of experience teaching at the university level and holds a Master’s in Computer Science or Engineering, or a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or Music (with degree completed by July 1, 2018). Additionally, the candidate must be engaged in significant research or productions in areas of music technology. Specializations must include at least some of the following: digital musical instruments and new interfaces for musical expression, including live performances; digital signal processing, sound synthesis, and filters; interactive music and game audio; music and audio in VR/AR environments.

Secondary specializations may include: music cognition; sound design; sound installations; studio engineering and recording techniques.

We prefer candidates with some of following skills: 5+ years of programming experience, preferably in python, javascript, or c++; proficiency with MaxMSP or PureData; proficiency with modern DAWs; experience in studio recording sessions, mixing, and mastering.

Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Required Materials: Cover letter including your teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of references, a list of classes taught or designed including syllabi, and a link to a digital portfolio of supporting materials such as publications, videos, recordings, software, code, or other documents showing accomplishments in the field. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Further Info:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Music & Theater Arts
Cambridge, MA 02139-4037

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