Audio Engineer/Producer – Tenure-Track
The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2017. Primary teaching duties will be within the Digital Audio Arts major of the Department of Music. This position is subject to approval of the Board of Governors.
A minimum Master’s degree in Audio Engineering/Production is required; a doctorate in a related music field is considered an asset. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and production. The successful candidate will be required to participate in the ongoing development of our Bachelor of Music, Digital Audio Arts (DAA) major, as well as contribute actively to the Department of Music and the Faculty of Fine Arts. Teaching assignments may include courses such as Audio Production Techniques, Location Recording and Production, Audio Spatialization Techniques, Game Audio, and other DAA courses as required. Teaching duties in other areas of the Music Department may be assigned depending upon the candidate’s expertise. In addition, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to supervise graduate students.
Interested applicants should submit an application including a cover letter describing interest in the position, primary research area(s), and areas of teaching expertise. Applicants must also include a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and samples of recent recordings, research, and/or creative activity. Please arrange to have three confidential letters of reference from qualified referees sent directly to the Dean of Fine Arts by the closing date. Any electronic documents, images, audio, or video must be submitted on a disc or be available online throughout the period of the search. Please note that we are unfortunately unable to accept zip files.
The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with state of the art equipment and facilities, offers degree programs in Music, Art, Drama and New Media within the liberal arts education context and focuses on excellence in teaching and research/creative activity. For more information about the Digital Audio Arts Program, the Music Department, the University of Lethbridge, or the City of Lethbridge, please visit our websites at:
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will be considered until the successful candidate is selected. Please address applications by email or regular mail to:
Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB Canada T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2126
The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.