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Institution: University of California-San Diego

Position: Assistant Professor of Composition/Computer Music

General Information:

Tenure track

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have an international profile as a composer, predominantly of computer music, including electro-acoustic and electronic works that demonstrate mastery and innovative use of both fixed media and live electronic processing of instrumental and/or vocal sources.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at the University of California, San Diego, is searching for an accomplished and innovative composer with expertise in computer music. This position is for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor to begin on July 1st, 2015.

The ideal candidate will have an international profile as a composer, predominantly of computer music, including electro-acoustic and electronic works that demonstrate mastery and innovative use of both fixed media and live electronic processing of instrumental and/or vocal sources. The position involves teaching undergraduate courses such as Basics of Computer Music and History of Electronic Music as part of the Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts (ICAM) program. On a graduate level, the appointee would be expected to teach courses that support the interdisciplinary character of the department such as Survey in Electronic Techniques and Seminar in Live Computer Music, as well as courses which reflect the candidate\'s research interests and creative practice. Possible research interests could include: computer-assisted composition; performance and improvisation (including machine listening); hardware and/or software design and engineering; and intermedia works. Applicants should possess an advanced degree and be qualified to supervise Ph.D. candidates in our Composition and Computer Music Research programs.

The Department of Music at UC San Diego (UCSD) offers B.A, M.A., Ph.D., and D.M.A. degrees, and maintains state-of-the-art performing, recording and research facilities. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. Preferred candidates should demonstrate the highest standards of professional research, teaching, and service, and contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986). For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program website http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/aps/partneropp/.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Personal Statement - Includes a description of creative, research and teaching interests
Statement of Teaching (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
REFERENCES

3-5 letters of reference required

Deadline: November 15, 2014

Contact:

None provided

Other Information:

https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00626

Date Listed: 09/06/2014


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