Assistant Teaching Professor in Recording Arts and Technology

Georgetown University
District of Columbia, United States
Sep 16, 2019
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown University is currently searching for a full-time, non-tenure line position in Recording Arts and Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 1, 2020. This position represents a critical area of teaching and support within the Music Program generally and in the BA degree program in American Musical Culture, in particular the degree track in Music and Media Studies. 

The Music Program seeks a candidate with an established professional record within the field of recording arts. The successful applicant will contribute to the growth of the Music and Media Studies degree track through the teaching of current core courses in recording arts and technology and through collaboration with departmental and campus colleagues. An undergraduate degree is required (Master’s preferred) with a proven record of professional success. A record of teaching experience in Recording Techniques and Technology is required, including significant work with professional software, sound design and engineering, mixing, podcasting, and related knowledge of recording equipment and practical skills to prepare students for a professional career in the music and entertainment industries. This position also entails the management of our university recording studio, advisement for the purchase and maintenance of departmental equipment, direction for student projects (most often in the form of capstones) and as technical support for professional performances sponsored by the Music Program (including the Friday Music Series and related events). Additional expertise in related areas (film and media studies, journalism) is preferred.  The department is especially interested in candidates whose professional work links to the music program’s strengths in American Musical Culture. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their teaching experience and professional qualifications, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by close of business on December 1, 2019. Please do not send other materials at this time; additional materials may be requested at a later date. Materials can be submitted through InterFolio"> Incomplete submissions and those arriving after December 1, 2019 (close of the business day at 5:00 p.m. EST) will not be considered.

Materials in hard copy can be sent to the following address:
Recording Arts and Technology Search Committee

Attn: Megan Gotimer
Georgetown University
Davis Performing Arts Center
Box 571063
Washington, DC 20057
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The Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts fosters artistic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, socially engaged performance, and the spirit of collaboration. Home to the College’s undergraduate degree programs in American Musical Culture and Theater & Performance Studies as well as dozens of performing groups in music, theater, and dance, the Department features a renowned faculty and close partnerships with leading arts organizations from the D.C. region and beyond. 
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