10 Nov 2017

Full-Time Job Assistant or Associate Professor and Chair of Music Industry

University of Hartford (Job Poster)West Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Job Description

• Tenure Track position
• Job Posting Number: #F001P

The University of Hartford’s Hartt School invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Music Industry beginning in Fall 2018. The ideal candidate will also serve as chair of a growing department.

The program in Music Industry, a single unit comprised of three distinct degree offerings, is an exciting leap forward, intermingling our current programs in Music Production Technology and Music and Performing Arts Management. The process of creating , recording, producing, marketing, promoting, distributing, touring and managing careers in music are all part of a broad continuum of requisite skills for students interested in becoming future industry leaders.

Through coursework and practical learning opportunities in music performance, recording and production, arts administration, and entrepreneurship, the program prepares graduates with broadly transferable skills to thrive in extraordinary careers in the rapidly expanding music industry – at record labels, publishing companies, live music venues, non-profit arts organizations; as performing artists, recording engineers, or project studio owners, prepared to manage one’s own or someone else’s career.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent professional experience in key industry areas which may include: music management, entertainment industry studies, business, music, music recording and production, music technology or other related disciplines.

Demonstrated management, academic leadership or other appropriate administrative experience is required, as is significant industry engagement and a minimum of 3 years successful university level teaching experience in relevant areas of the program.

• Closing Date: 01/13/2018

Required Documents:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Unofficial Transcript
• Teaching Philosophy


Apply online at: https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1617

In the cover letter we ask candidates to briefly yet specifically describe the following:
1) Your vision for where the music industry is heading in the 21st c.
2) Your vision for how the Music Industry program at Hartt might fit into this larger picture for the coming decades.
3) Ideas for how we might recruit and retain members of underrepresented groups in our Music Industry program.
4) How you might shape the Music Industry program at Hartt in order to prepare students for success within such a broad and rapidly shifting industry.

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• Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor and Chair of Music Industry
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: University of Hartford
• website: http://www.hartford.edu
• Location: West Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: assistant professor, management, music, music education, performing arts, school, and teaching. Location: Connecticut.


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