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Lecturer I in Music Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Music & Theater Arts Section

Job Title: Lecturer I in Music Technology
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: 12/15/2017
Date Posted: 2017-10-31
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer I in Music Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Music & Theater Arts Section

The primary responsibilities are teaching three classes per semester (six per year). Potential classes include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Music Technology; Digital Instrument Performance Ensemble; Sound Design and Synthesis; Interactive Music Systems; Music Information Retrieval; Studio Production and Recording Techniques.

The rank of Lecturer I holds an initial appointment of three years, followed by successive reviews, reappointment and potential promotion to Lecturer II.

MIT is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Requirements

The qualified candidate has 2+ years of experience teaching at the university level and holds a Masterís in Computer Science or Engineering, or a PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or Music (with degree completed by July 1, 2018). Additionally, the candidate must be engaged in significant research or productions in areas of music technology. Specializations must include at least some of the following: digital musical instruments and new interfaces for musical expression, including live performances; digital signal processing, sound synthesis, and filters; interactive music and game audio; music and audio in VR/AR environments.

Secondary specializations may include: music cognition; sound design; sound installations; studio engineering and recording techniques.

We prefer candidates with some of following skills: 5+ years of programming experience, preferably in python, javascript, or c++; proficiency with MaxMSP or PureData; proficiency with modern DAWs; experience in studio recording sessions, mixing, and mastering.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Starting Date: July 1, 2018

Required Materials: Cover letter including your teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of references, a list of classes taught or designed including syllabi, and a link to a digital portfolio of supporting materials such as publications, videos, recordings, software, code, or other documents showing accomplishments in the field. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

Application Link: Only online applications are accepted. Please apply at this link:

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