Lecturer in Music Technology and Music Perception
University of California Berkeley Department of Music
United States

Lecturer - Music Technology and Music Perception - Department of Music

Job #JPF02962
  • Music / College of Letters & Science - Arts & Humanities / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: $56,381-$62,232
Percent time: 33% - 100%
Anticipated start: Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March.

Application Window

Open date: May 11th, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach any of the following areas:

Music and technology involving CNMAT technologies and Max/MSP programming. Special topic courses involving software programming for musical applications of computers and audio engineering. Music courses focusing on music perception and cognition. Music appreciation courses with an emphasis on music software and lab-based learning.

The Music Department offers these courses as a series every year as part of the undergraduate curriculum. Qualified candidates may be eligible to teach more than one of these courses. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, holding office hours, grading class assignments, directing final projects and classroom performances.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

Department: http://music.berkeley.edu/job-opportunities/


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD (or international equivalent degree), by the time of application.

Preferred qualifications

For courses involving programming in Max/MSP, the ideal candidate will have experience with CNMAT's Pedagogical tools for Music and Technology, be familiar with the CNMAT odot and externals software, as well as demonstrate strong programming skills in Max/MSP in general. For courses involving Music Perception and Cognition, the ideal candidate will have published articles and/or a dissertation in the field of Music Perception and Cognition, Acoustics, or Psychoacoustics and be a practicing musician or composer. For audio engineering, the ideal candidate will have a strong track record in concert production with advanced electronics and computers. Have experience teaching in a Department of Music.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02962

Help contact: musichr@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

Job location

Berkeley, CA

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