[PD] [PD-announce] music technology faculty position at Georgia Tech

Jason Freeman mail at jasonfreeman.net
Thu Aug 30 14:51:37 CEST 2012

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DESCRIPTION: The School of Music seeks to fill a music technology position for the 2013-2014 academic year. This is a full-time, nine-month, open-rank tenure-track appointment at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, beginning August 2013.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses in music cognition, digital signal processing, music information retrieval and/or other music technology courses as required. Teaching load is typically one lecture course and one research course per semester. Advise graduate students in collaborative and individual research projects, and theses. Pursue an active research agenda with a primary focus on music information retrieval, music cognition, and/or digital signal processing. A secondary focus in another area of music technology is desirable. Assist with administrative responsibilities with the graduate programs in music technology, the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology, and the School of Music.

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or DMA in computer music, music technology, computer science, or electrical engineering is strongly preferred. ABD will receive consideration.

RANK & SALARY: Rank and salary are open, competitive, and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC: The School of Music combines tradition and technology to create unique and exciting opportunities for students in all academic programs. Undergraduate students can participate in one of three Music Minors and graduate students can apply for the Master of Science and PhD in Music Technology. For more information please visit: www.music.gatech.edu.

GTCMT: The Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology (GTCMT) is an international center for creative and technological research in music, focusing on the development and deployment of innovative musical technologies that transform the ways in which we create and experience music. The Center’s mission is to provide a collaborative framework for committed students, faculty, and researchers to apply their musical, technological, and scientific creativity to the development of innovative artistic and technological artifacts. The Center combines musical, technological, and cognitive research in an effort to create rich and expressive experiences for performers and audiences alike. Areas of interest include composition, performance, mobile music, machine listening, music information retrieval, digital signal processing, robotic musicianship, interactive music manufacturing, networked music, music perception, music theory, multimedia development, and education. For more information please visit: gtcmt.gatech.edu.

COLLEGE: The College of Architecture at Georgia Tech champions advancements in the arts and the built environment through academic schools in architecture, building construction, city and regional planning, industrial design, and music. A leader in design innovation since 1908, students, faculty, and researchers work across boundaries to advance knowledge of designed environments at all scales, producing new realms of experience and creativity. The College is a cultural center of creativity and progressive thinking, and frequently hosts world-class performances, exhibitions, lectures, and symposiums. Committed to world-class research, the College is home to five interdisciplinary research centers and more than 20 research groups conducting projects that range from creating better simulation models for predicting building efficiency, to new assistive technologies and more effective healthcare environments. For more information please visit: www.coa.gatech.edu.

GEORGIA TECH: The Georgia Institute of Technology is one the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech’s campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education. Georgia Tech is consistently ranked in U.S. News World Report’s top ten public universities in the United States.

APPLICATION: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required. Electronic submissions are particularly encouraged. Do not send supporting materials at this time. Review of applicants will be ongoing but all interested applicants should have materials to the committee no later than October 1, 2012. The review of applications and the interview process will continue until the position is filled.

SEND MATERIALS TO: [for electronic submission]

		MusicTechSearch at music.gatech.edu	

		[for surface-mail submission]

		Music Technology Search
		School of Music
		840 McMillan Street
		Georgia Institute of Technology
		Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0456

MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Dr. Gil Weinberg, Director, GTCMT
		  Telephone 404-894-8949 or e-mail gilw at gatech.edu

Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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