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Audio Production Teaching Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Competitive Salary
Date posted
Oct 16, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Audio Production Teaching Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Department Description:  
The Department of Music at UNC-Chapel Hill offers a BMus and BA in Music and an MA and Ph.D. in Musicology for undergraduate and graduate students. Our educational mission is to teach music majors, provide general music courses for non-major students, and guide graduate students as researchers and teachers. We serve the public by presenting performances and academic lectures by students, faculty, and guest artists and scholars. We offer over one hundred concerts and recitals each year. We have a state-of-the-art auditorium which includes recording (audio and video) capabilities as well as lighting and sound systems. We have a total of 60 full-time and part-time faculty who teach approximately 2500 students during the academic year and another 200 during summer school. Throughout teaching, research, and creative activities we share music’s multiplicity of forms and meanings, connecting the study of music to the larger understanding of societies, and affirming music’s importance as an expression of humanity.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:  
The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking candidates for a Teaching Assistant Professor position with teaching and professional experience in the area of audio production. With a 3+3 teaching load, the selected candidate will be expected to teach three courses per semester related to audio production, sound engineering, and music technology. This is a 3-year, full-time (non-tenure track) appointment with the possibility of renewal, assigned to a 9-month teaching contract each year. Responsibilities begin on July 1, 2024. The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience. We welcome applications from candidates from any musical background and whose work aligns with our departmental mission as outlined on our website (

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  

Education Requirements:  

Graduate degree in a relevant field or equivalent professional experience. Expertise in a wide range of techniques and technologies relating to music and sound recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. Record of teaching or mentoring excellence.

Qualifications and Experience:  
Classroom teaching at the university level. Expertise in creative as well as technical aspects of music production (e.g., composition, arranging, sound design, etc.). Demonstrated ability to mentor students from a wide variety of musical and biographical backgrounds.

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Department Contact Name and Title:  Lee Weisert; Associate Professor

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Posting Open Date:  10/06/2023

Posting Close Date:  11/27/2023

Open Until Filled:  No

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:  

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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