Clinical Assistant Professor of Popular Music
The School of Music at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applicants for Clinical Assistant Professor of Popular Music, beginning January 2021. Duties include teaching courses in area of expertise within popular music recording and production, student advising, and other teaching and service responsibilities as assigned by the Director of the School of Music.Qualifications
Master's Degree in Music Production, Music Technology, or Popular Music Studies preferred. Bachelor’s with significant professional experience considered. Experience teaching music production, music technology, or popular music at the undergraduate level required. Candidates must possess strong teaching skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to reach students from a variety of musical and educational backgrounds. Proficiency in Pro Tools and Mac-based Programs related to music production and recording required.Rank & Salary
Rank will be Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Instructor depending on degree and experience, with the potential for promotion. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for full benefits.Procedures
Upload application letter of interest, curriculum vitae or professional resume, names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current references, evidence of teaching effectiveness (student evaluations, teaching portfolios), 1-2 page teaching philosophy statement, five examples of professional recording/production work, and any other supporting materials via the link :https://careers.purdue.edu/FW/job/Fort-Wayne-Clinical-Assistant-Professor-of-Popular-Music-IN-46801/683599700/. For questions regarding this position please contact Tricia Hennessy, Assistant to the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. The School of Music is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Screening of applications will begin November 9, 2020, and continue until the position has been filled. All candidates who are interviewed will be asked to prepare a 45-60 minute instructional presentation along with other activities determined by the search committee.The School
The School of Music is staffed by 21 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members. It enrolls 280 students in curricula leading to the Bachelor of Science in Popular Music, Bachelor of Science in Music Industry, Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Music in an Outside Field, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Performance degrees. The school is housed in the beautiful Rhinehart Music Center featuring state of the art performance and rehearsal facilities. The school also offers the Sweetwater Music Center for its popular music and music industry degrees that features the latest in music industry technology and state of the art studios. Faculty members enjoy collaborative relationships with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Children's Choir, Fort Wayne Community Band, Voices of Unity and Believe in a Dream, and other community partners in campus residence. The school and its degrees have been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association.The College
The College of Visual and Performing Arts is composed of three
departments: Art and Design, Theatre, as well as the School of
Music. More than 600 students majoring in the visual and performing
arts receive instruction from a professional and academic staff
that includes 32 full-time faculty, numerous associate faculty, and
visiting artists. The faculty of the College of Visual and
Performing Arts are professionally active, recognized nationally
and internationally within their fields, and frequently receive
grant awards for their research and creative endeavors. The
students of the College of Visual and Performing Arts are regular
award winners in regional and national competitions. Internship
programs are fostered for students as well as an active association
with community business leaders and local projects.
The college is located in three buildings on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus and one facility at Sweetwater. The Visual Arts Building (1991) houses the Department of Art and Design, and the Visual Arts Gallery where exhibitions include student shows and works by select visiting artists. The Department of Theatre maintains the Ernest E. Williams Theatre (1993) and a recently renovated black box, Studio Theatre. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center (2007) includes a 1,600-seat auditorium for concerts and university. The Rhinehart Music Center is located next to Williams Theatre and the Visual Arts Building as part of an arts complex on the north side of campus. The Sweetwater Music Center is located on the campus of this music industry leader and includes teaching, rehearsal, and collaborative spaces as well as a full recording studio.
Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in
northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and more than 100
prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and
certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races, and
nationalities belong to the Purdue University Fort Wayne family. We
seek to develop and nurture that
diversity by maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person, fostering tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. The 688-acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 8,000 degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through Purdue University Fort Wayne’s partnerships with area high schools, more than 2,000 high school students take dual-credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. Purdue University Fort Wayne is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Learn more about us at PFW.edu.
Purdue University Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. The position is contingent on available funding and a satisfactory background records check.