Lecturer in Music and Director of Recording Arts
Tenure Track or Non Tenure Track
Non Tenure Track
Full or Part Time
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
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
- 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.
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
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.