Visiting Instructor in Music Technology (Pos#000992)

Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States

Job description

Visiting 9 month fixed term Instructor in Music Technology, one year. The Commercial and Electronic Music Program within the School of Music at Western Carolina University seeks candidates for a one-year, non-renewable appointment as a Visiting Instructor in Music Technology. The position will be expected to teach related courses within the School of Music and serve on applicable committees. Duties may include courses in 2-3 of the following areas depending upon qualification and experience: audio recording arts, music notation, digital audio editing with Pro Tools, film scoring, field audio acquisition, sound design and/or audio post production. Other duties may be assigned by the department head commensurate with the abilities and interests of the applicant and the needs of the department. Additional non-instructional duties will include serving on the Commercial and Electronic Music Program advisory committee. Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

A masters degree in music is required. Demonstrated expertise in music technology and production and a successful record of college teaching is expected.

Preferred Qualifications:

A terminal degree in music or ABD is preferred. Experience in a commercial large format academic studio is preferred.

How to apply

Applicants must apply online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted. Please attach a cover letter, a vita highlighting education, work experience, and professional activities, at least three names of professional references, and an unofficial transcript of the highest degree earned. For questions or additional information, please contact the School of Music via email at or phone (828) 227-7242. Fax: 828-227-7242.

Carnegie Statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship

WCU was founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina system, WCU now provides an education to more than 9,000 students from 38 states and 32 countries.