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[TEACHING / JOB] MIT Music Technology Tenure track Assistant Professor position

Institution or Organization: MIT
Rank and Title Rank: Asst. Professor
Title: Assistant Professor of Music (tenure track) Employment Specialties Category: Academic Position Primary area of specialization: Music Technology

Position description:

The Music and Theater Arts Section at MIT seeks candidates, for a tenure-­‐track, Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2013.

The faculty duties include: teaching undergraduate subjects in music technology and possibly other areas of the performing arts according to the candidate’s expertise and Section needs; developing classes in music technology; and conducting research or engaging in significant creative work within music technology. Areas of specialization within music technology include but are not limited to composition, performance, sound installation, DJing, instrument building, music cognition, or music research that creates or creatively uses new technologies. The teaching load for the position is two subjects per semester.

Required qualifications: A Ph.D, DMA (completed by the start of employment) or equivalent professional experience is required. Candidates with potential for growth in at least one field of music technology, and interdisciplinary scholars, artists, and research-­‐based practitioners with strong secondary specializations in the performing and visual arts, sciences, and/or engineering are of special interest.

Submit applications online at Applications should include: a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendations, and one link to a website that contains a digital portfolio of supporting materials. These materials can include recordings, videos, pictures, scores, research papers (published or unpublished), software, or other relevant documentation of accomplishments and future potential. Materials should remain accessible online until the conclusion of the search. In the cover letter, applicants should discuss their ongoing professional activities, their plans for new initiatives in their scholarly or creative work, and how they might successfully interface with an active undergraduate music and performance program. Applicants should also indicate topics of classes they would like to create and teach. Applications received by December 31, 2012 will receive first consideration.

MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Additional requirements: Start Date: September 2013

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: December 31, 2012 Open until filled?: N

Applications should include: cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendations, and a link to a digital portfolio of supporting materials.

Applications received by December 31, 2012 will receive first consideration. Applications addressed to: Tracy H. Strain
Submit applications online at

Contact Information for Interested Applicants: Email: mta-­‐
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