Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Music Technology R-049263

  • West Texas A&M University
  • Canyon, TX
  • Apr 27, 2022
Full time Music

Job Description

Job Description

The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits

The Music Industry program in the West Texas A&M University School of Music seeks a highly-motivated individual with academic credentials and professional experience to join a dynamic, student-centered comprehensive music program. The School of Music serves approximately 300 undergraduate and masters-level graduate students with 42 full- and part-time faculty. West Texas A&M University is a state-assisted member of the Texas A&M University System, enrolling just over 10,000 students, located in Canyon/Amarillo metropolitan area. The School of Music is fully accredited by NASM, and offers Bachelor of Music degrees in performance, music therapy, composition, music business in arts management, and music technology and the Bachelor of Music Education. Graduate degrees include the Master of Arts in Music and the Master of Music in Performance, and the post-baccalaureate Harrington Certificate in String Quartet Performance. A rich cultural environment includes the Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Opera, Chamber Music Amarillo, Lone Star Ballet, and several other arts-oriented organizations.

Work Performed:

Duties of this position include teaching the music technology program, co-coordinating the two-degree options in the music industry field: music business and music technology, and supervision of student recording crew. Experience and background in music recording is essential. Teaching areas will include, but are not limited to, courses in music technology including Introduction to DAW, Audio Recording, Signal Processing, Mixing Techniques and Practicum courses. Possibilities for offering courses in or for the Department of Media Communications may also exist for an appropriately qualified candidate. Expectations for intellectual/creative contributions include research, presentations at professional meetings, and/or creation of audio and/or video recordings. Service to professional organizations and conference attendance are also expected.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in Recording Technology, Entrepreneurship, Music Industry, or closely related fields

  • ProTools instructor certification.

  • Ability to secure placement of interns in a variety of music industry settings.

  • Knowledge of, and professional experience in, the entertainment (music) industry.

  • Experience teaching at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Music Industry, Entrepreneurship, Recording Technology or closely related fields

  • Ability to secure placement of interns in a variety of music industry settings.

Applicant Instructions:

This section may be customized to meet specific requirements. We will request the following items be included with their application:

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of at least three references

Please list additional documents you would like applicants to include:

1. samples of produced or engineered recordings

2. video of teaching (optional)

Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page before continuing through the application. Although the attachment box is labeled "CV/Resume," more than one document may be included. All revisions must be made prior to application submission. If you need assistance with downloading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at hr@wtamu.edu.

Dr. Robert Hansen, Director WTAMU School of Music Box 60879

e-mail: rhansen@wtamu.edu

WTAMU School of Music Box 60879

Canyon, TX 79016

806-651-2840 web site: www.wtamu.edu/music

Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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