Position: Assistant Professor: Music Production and Sound Recording
Company: Florida Atlantic University
Location: Boca Raton FL US
The assistant professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Commercial Music program, which may include computer music sequencing, sound recording, live sound reinforcement, audio post production, music production, commercial music ensemble and possibly introduction to music business and video game music.
The assistant professor will oversee student research projects and will assist in managing Hoot/Wisdom Recordings LLC, the University’s faculty-supervised and student-run record label, and also assist in the maintenance of the recording studios and music labs. The assistant professor will be expected to conduct research in the areas of music production and/or sound recording.
The Department of Music at Florida Atlantic University is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Florida Atlantic University is located in South Florida, a major urban area including Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. South Florida is an active creative hub in the music and recording industry.
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Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in music industry studies. Degree must be completed by time of appointment (August 2017). Doctorate in music industry studies is preferred. Three years of experience in the areas of sound recording, live sound reinforcement, and music production required.
Knowledge of Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and music notation software required.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.
All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources’ job website (jobs.fau.edu) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.
Our application site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format, three letters of recommendation, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy. Every applicant may upload a maximum of 6 documents. The maximum size for each document is 2MB. If you have more than 6 documents to be attached, we recommend that you combine two (2) or more items into one (1) document prior to uploading.
Transcripts for faculty positions must be an official copy scanned into an electronic format and attached to the application. Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts). The evaluation should be scanned and electronically attached to the application.
An unofficial transcript may be used during the hiring process to assure that the prospective faculty member may be credentialed for the courses they are expected to teach. An official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of class.
A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. This position is subject to funding.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.
For confidential letters of reference please send to: Rebecca Lautar, Department of Music, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, AH 52, Room 119, Boca Raton, Florida 33431; or send via e-mail to [email protected]. All other application materials must be submitted electronically at jobs.fau.edu.