Positions openings at Dartmouth College


    Sep 05 2006 | 9:08 pm
    Dear Colleagues, Please forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested in these positions.
    Thanks, -Yuri Spitsyn
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    Tenure-track appointment in Composition Department of Music Dartmouth College
    Dartmouth College seeks a composer with a high level of expertise in electro-acoustic and computer music to teach in the undergraduate curriculum in Music and in the graduate program in Electro-Acoustic Music.
    Applicants should have an established reputation and significant record of achievement in both composition and research, and be able to teach a variety of courses in a diverse liberal arts music department as well as specialized advanced courses in computer music. Areas of specialization might include, but are not limited to, 20th century music, American music, performance, digital signal processing, computer-aided composition, hardware and software design, and contemporary music theory.
    Appointment will be made at the junior or senior level, depending on qualifications. Ph.D. or equivalent experience required. Review of applications will begin October 9, 2006, and will continue until the position is filled.
    The position is to begin Fall term of 2007. Send cover letter and curriculum vitae to Catherine LaTouche, attn: Chair, Composition Search Committee, Department of Music, Dartmouth College, 6187 Hopkins Center, Hanover, NH 03755.
    No electronic submissions, please. Supporting materials and recommendations will be requested at a later time. With an even distribution of male and female students and over a quarter of the undergraduate student population members of minority groups, the College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minorities.
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    Technical Director Electro-Acoustic Music Studios Department of Music Dartmouth College
    Dartmouth College seeks a junior-level composer/researcher with an outstanding level of expertise in electro-acoustic and computer music to be the Technical Director for the Bregman Electro-Acoustic Music Studios and work in the graduate program in Electro-Acoustic Music.
    Applicants must have demonstrated a significant and innovative research and artistic profile, and have advanced skills in areas of computer music (including, but not limited to: computer music languages, sensors, sound sculpture, digital art, software and/or hardware design, digital signal processing, compositional algorithms).
    Job duties include teaching one undergraduate course in electro-acoustic music (meeting approximately four hours a week), working closely with graduate students and faculty on research and music, supervising the studios, and participating in the intellectual and artistic life of the Music Department.
    Approximate hours for the job itself are 20-25 hours a week, with commensurate salary. We expect the successful applicant to maintain an active research and artistic profile.
    This is a terminal, 2-year position. We are accepting applications as of Oct. 1, and will accept them until the position is filled. Please send curriculum vitae and letter of application to Rebecca Fawcett, Graduate Program in Electro-Acoustic, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755.