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[JOB / TEACHING] Tenure-track faculty position in Performing Arts Technology at the University of Michigan

University of Michigan
School of Music, Theatre & Dance
The Department of Performing Arts Technology values interdisciplinary creative and scholarly work that is inclusive of diverse musical practices, cultures, and aesthetics. Working at the nexus of performing arts and technology, faculty, students and staff regularly collaborate with colleagues in music, theatre, dance, art and design, science, engineering, information, and film and video. In the context of University of Michigan, one of the world’s preeminent research universities, and within the highly recognized School of Music, Theatre & Dance, the Department of Performing Arts Technology is committed to nurturing creative and scholarly excellence.
The successful candidate would be expected to: teach undergraduate and graduate courses on topics such as computer programming for music and sound, theory and analysis of electronic music, digital sound synthesis, sound recording and production, generative graphics, video production, interactive electronic music performance, electronic music composition, or other topics in Performing Arts Technology; supervise undergraduate and graduate student theses; recruit students of high caliber; develop and maintain an active and nationally recognized research and/or performance profile; participate in faculty governance responsibilities.
– The Department of Performing Arts Technology seeks an innovative artist-researcher with broad interest in contemporary musics and demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: technologically-mediated performance, composition, or improvisation; sound recording and production; creative coding; video production / experimental visual media; digital signal processing.
– The successful candidate must have a terminal degree in a relevant field prior to the start date or equivalent experience.
– Applicants must be able to provide evidence of successful university teaching or promise of same.
Rank:   Assistant Professor, tenure-track, commensurate with experience.
Applicants should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least five references (letters are not required at this time), and one link to a website that contains a digital portfolio of representative creative/scholarly work and teaching. In the cover letter, applicants should include brief creative/research and teaching statements. Please email materials to:
 **Materials will start to be reviewed on December 15, 2014 and candidates are encouraged to get all materials in prior toDecember 15, 2014.  This job will close on January 5, 2015.