[LAA] tenure track music technology position at Georgia Tech

Grace Leslie grace.leslie at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 15:20:56 CEST 2018

[Apologies for cross-posting.]

The School of Music (http://www.music.gatech.edu) 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 spans both technical research and creative practice, transforming
the ways in which we create, experience, and understand music. The
candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in
music technology and to lead a research lab at the Georgia Tech Center for
Music Technology. The primary emphasis area can be drawn from any area of
music technology; examples include research that addresses
Virtual/Augmented Audio, Game Audio, Musical Acoustics, Computational
Musicology broadly defined, or Musical Interfaces and Hardware. Candidates
are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and
mentoring of students.

The School of Music offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in music
technology, along with a music minor, 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.

The following application materials should be submitted as a single .PDF
file via email to musicfacultysearch2019 at gatech.edu:
*       Letter of application
*       Link to online portfolio (sample of research, creative work, and/or
*       Research statement (2-3 pages, summary of past and planned research
*       Teaching statement (1-2 pages, description of teaching experience,
interests, and philosophy)
*       Diversity statement (1-2 pages, description of interest and
experience in cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment)
*       Curriculum vitae
*       Names, addresses (including e-mails), and telephone numbers of
three academic / professional references.

Requests for information may be directed to Dr. Alexander Lerch, Chair of
the School of Music Faculty Search Committee (alexander.lerch at gatech.edu).
Applications will be considered beginning November 1, 2018, but the search
will continue until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is
required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be
completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution
dedicated to building a diverse community. 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.
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