[PD] job opening at GSU Atlanta

michael fowler fowlermd at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 18 03:36:14 CEST 2010

For those interested in academia jobs, a new one appearing at GSU (Georgia State University), Atlanta. See description below, more info and application procedures found at: 


        DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY (open rank, tenure track)

The School of Music at Georgia State University invites 
applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in Digital Music 
Technology as part of a four-person cluster hire in New Media. Terminal 
degree (Ph.D. preferred) in music composition, music technology, sonic 
art, or performance (or equivalent professional experience) required. 
Demonstrated success in publication and presentation of original 
research, and an established record of performances, recordings, and 
exhibitions is expected. Salary and rank will be commensurate with 

        The successful candidate will be a professionally active 
composer, performer, or sound artist, engaged in music research that 
expresses the currency of digital technology in a number of the 
following areas: electroacoustic music, computer music synthesis, 
technology in live performance, musical signal processing, multi-channel
 sound spatializaton, computer-aided algorithmic composition, musical 
psychoacoustics, real­ time interactivity, hyperimprovisation, interface
 design, new/virtual instruments, new interfaces and performance 
systems, telematic performance, sound installation, radiophonic art, and
 analysis of electroacoustic music. Intersections with digital art, 
computer graphics, computer animation, virtual art, Internet art, 
interactive art technologies, computer robotics, and art as 
biotechnology are highly desirable. Experience with audio recording 
production and sound design for video, film, installation, and 
performance is also sought. Finally, the candidate should demonstrate 
success in the area of external funding support through grants and 

        Consideration will be given to a person capable of teaching a
 broad range of courses in music technology studies and related areas on
 the undergraduate and graduate levels within a comprehensive School of 
Music. Applicants must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of contemporary
 trends in music, the role of new media and technology in contemporary 
music performance and composition, and new developments in the field of 
music and technology. Excellent communication and organizational skills 
are expected. Well-developed collaborative skills are essential to 
facilitate and develop new research and programming agenda within the 
School of Music and in collaborations with the following departments: 
Communication, School of Art and Design, and English.

        Send cover letter, CV, artist statement, statement of 
teaching philosophy, representative examples of creative work in the 
form of scores, recordings, software applications, published papers, and
 etc., three letters of reference, and a supplemental reference list 
including contact information. Position will remain open until filled. 
Send materials to: Digital Music Technology Search c/o Ms. Julinda 
Norton, School of Music, Georgia State University, 75 Poplar Street. 
Atlanta, GA 30303. 

        Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an AA/EEO employer. 

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