Job Opportunities in the Department of Music

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Lecturer: Music Technology – 49642
Location: School of Arts & Sciences
Job ID: 49642
Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.  

Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Music.  This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.
Essential Functions:
Full-time lecturer position in music technology at Washington University in St. Louis. We are seeking a creative individual who can contribute to our growing music program by developing courses in music technology, including an undergraduate course sequence that will cover topics such as audio production, studio recording, MIDI sequencing, computer music programming, signal processing, the history of electronic music, and songwriting. The successful candidate will be responsible for utilizing, maintaining, and expanding the department’s computer lab and vintage analog synthesizer lab (ARP 2500, ARP 2600, Buchla, Moog modular, etc.), in collaboration with other faculty in music cognition, composition, and improvisation. 

Required Qualifications:
PhD, DMA, or MFA, earned before the start of the Fall 2021 semester.
Experience with synthesizers, current digital audio workstations, and other relevant software and hardware.

Salary Range:
Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening:
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:
Applicant Special Instructions:
Application materials and supporting documentation must be submitted electronically, via

Please include a letter of application (addressed to Christopher Stark, search chair) describing your professional and teaching experience, a CV, and three letters of recommendation.  The search committee will review applications until the search is concluded, but applications should be received by December 15, 2020 to ensure full consideration.

Letters of recommendation should be sent to Jessica Flanigan at Questions regarding the search can also be addressed to Ms. Jessica Flannigan.
EOE Statement:
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.