Full-Time Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts Technology
Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts Technology, Tenure Track, Western Michigan University
Teach courses in the Multimedia Arts Technology-Music (MAT) Program, including courses involving creating audio for video and video editing, upper-level special topics courses, and overseeing year-long Capstone Projects.
Coordinate the MAT program, including managing of technology in workspaces, planning budgets to acquire new/replacement technology, and overseeing graduate students.
Engage in service to the School, College, and University; and in recruitment activities.
Collaborate with other faculty.
Other teaching and non-teaching assignments determined by departmental needs and applicant qualifications.
MM or MFA in Multimedia Arts Technology or related field, such as Music Technology, Sound Art, or a degree focused on digital media.
Knowledge of and experience working with both audio and video software and hardware.
Previous teaching experience.
Demonstrated record of professional activities and research involving digital media, including non-academic projects such as sound design, music for video games or other media, video projects, computer programming work, designing electronics, live sound reinforcement and event management, and/or presentations of your research or creative work at academic conferences.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaborative arts.
PhD or DMA in Multimedia Arts Technology or related field, such as Music Technology, a degree focused on digital media, or a degree involving creative work with digital media.
Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level as the instructor of record.
A broad knowledge of multimedia arts technology in order to facilitate and assist with diverse Capstone Projects.
Skills, experience, or knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
—Generating audio for visual media, including MIDI Orchestration and sound design
—Live sound reinforcement
—Computer programming related to the arts
—Electrical engineering related to audio and visual projects
Research or client-based work in one or more of the following:
—Generating and editing audio for video projects
—Generating and editing video for audiovisual projects
—Live sound reinforcement and event production
—Building electronics for audio and/or video projects
—Computer programming for audio and/or video projects
Position URL: http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs
Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications
List of audio and video hardware and software with which you have worked, divided into two categories: expert and experienced
List of References, including phone numbers
Three letters of recommendation
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit the letters of recommendation electronically (Interfolio preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OR by mail:
WMU School of Music
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5434
Additional Position Information:
Review of applications will begin on 02.01.18
External Closing Date:
Open until filled
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