Assistant Professor - Sound Design and Technology

Louisiana State University
Louisiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The School of Theatre at Louisiana State University invites applications for a tenure-track position, Assistant Professor of Sound Design and Technology, with appointment to begin in fall semester 2021.

Responsibilities: Teach courses in design and technology area and other courses assigned; supervise and mentor student designers and technicians; design and engineer for both LSU Theatre and Swine Palace mainstage productions, as well as supporting departmental needs including dance concerts and special events; maintain sound inventory; maintain an ongoing presence working at the professional level in regional/national theatre; actively assist with student recruitment and participate in service activities pertaining to the mission of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Fine Arts degree from an accredited program.
Specific Experience: Professional sound design experience, live reinforcement experience and current with technology in the field, including sound recording and editing using ProTools, Logic, Q-Lab, Vectorworks, and Dante Network Interfacing

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the Undergraduate level; ability to teach at the graduate level, music composition; and sound editing/mixing for film and TV.

LSU’s College of Music and Dramatic Arts is a performing arts community that trains, cultivates, prepares, and rewards excellent artists, educators, scholars, and performers, fostering passion for the arts, collaboration, and the creation of new works. We engage with our community, heightening our collective ability to communicate with expressive power and purpose. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is a national flagship institution with world-class intellectual and creative resources. Located in a dynamic city situated on the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge represents the best of Louisiana's vibrant, evocative and diverse culture. The state capital, Baton Rouge is a thriving city that is home to both LSU and Southern University and numerous businesses and industrial facilities, with a metropolitan area population of over 700,000.


Special Instructions:

Review of applications begins November 13th, 2020. To receive full consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV, list of three references, link to portfolio materials, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

   LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.


Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed