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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Music Technology

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Music Technology
Requisition Number FTFR001026
Division/College College of Arts, Media and Design
Interdisciplinary Division/College College of Arts, Media and Design
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 10/02/2017
Responsibilities

Northeastern University announces a search for a tenure-track or tenured appointment in Music Technology, at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The new faculty member will be asked to provide leadership in forging new curricular paths and developing innovative directions in research and scholarship on both the graduate and undergraduate level, with the aim of developing a distinctive profile for Northeastern’s Music Technology programs. We are searching for a colleague who will bring distinction and dynamism to a music department that offers a widely encompassing and flexible series of paths to majoring in music, in keeping with a larger view of creativity as inherently collaborative and central to all areas of study. The candidate we seek will have achieved significant recognition and accomplishment as a thought leader in research and creative practice within the array of disciplines relating to music technology. Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education. The position has an anticipated start date of Fall 2018.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Music or a related area including (but not limited to) Computer Science, Engineering, and Psychology. We seek a nationally/internationally recognized scholar and creative practitioner specializing in sound technologies and related research; areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to) artificial intelligence, machine-human interaction, robotics, the cognitive neuroscience of music, and/or similar areas of focus on the cutting edge of digital-audio research and creative practice.

Additional Information

The music department’s degree offerings include the B.A. in Music, a B.S. in Music Technology, a B.S. in Music Industry, a variety of combined majors in music and other disciplines (including computer science, physics and engineering), a Masters in Music Industry Leadership, a graduate certificate in Arts Administration (in collaboration with other disciplines) and a Performance Certificate in partnership with the New England Conservatory of Music.

The College of Arts, Media and Design has a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art+Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. It is a collaborative community within the university that acts as a catalyst for research, inspiration, and discovery. See: http://www.northeastern.edu/camd.

Northeastern University is a private R1 university centered in the cultural hub of Boston, Massachusetts, a thriving urban center of culture and innovation. The University is located on the Avenue of the Arts, across from the Museum of Fine Arts and a short walk away from the historic Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The University is renowned for its interdisciplinary research, entrepreneurial spirit, experiential learning, and global connectedness. Northeastern has recently revealed a strategic plan to guide the University’s course for the next ten years. See: http://www.northeastern.edu/academic-plan/.

Additional Information

All applications must be submitted electronically at https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/51264. Click on the full-time positions link or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. Please do not submit additional materials until/unless requested. Applications received on or before November 3, 2017 will be guaranteed full review.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University, and an ADVANCE institution. Candidates should have experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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