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Lecturer in Music and Director of Recording Arts

Employer
Trinity College
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 1, 2023


Position Information

Title
Lecturer in Music and Director of Recording Arts

Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track

Faculty Rank
Lecturer

Open Date
09/01/2023

Close Date

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Music is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Lecturer in Music and Director of Recording Arts . The candidate is expected to excel in sound recording, music production, and teaching introductory/advanced courses; oversee recording studio facilities; and mentor students through theoretical and applied experiences. We seek a creative artistic mindset, inspiring students to explore musical boundaries, and engage collaboratively with various disciplines in exciting innovative ways. This full-time, long-term teaching position meets increased demand from students exploring sound recording, synthesis, sound design, and music technology.

Departmental facilities include a recital hall, a large recording studio, isolated performance booths, and a music technology lab, all wired to the control room, providing an array of recording opportunities.

Trinity College seeks a faculty that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.

Qualifications
  • Terminal degree in Recording Arts, Music Production, Music Technology, or equivalent.
  • Proven college-level teaching experience.
  • Extensive background and experience working in recording studios and sound production environments.
Compensation

Competitive salary and benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of their teaching philosophy, including their approach to teaching to students from diverse backgrounds, curriculum vitae, three professional work samples (please provide a document with links to the pieces), and contact information for three individuals who will provide letters of reference. Review of materials begins September 30, 2023, and will remain open until filled. Once a completed dossier is submitted, automatic emails will be generated to each reference provider, directing each referee to a unique URL where the referee must upload a letter of recommendation. Applicants using Interfolio (or other dossier service) should provide the appropriate unique Interfolio email address for each reference letter writer.

Quick Link
https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com/postings/3109

Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

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