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Position Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Music & Multimedia

The Department of Music at Brown University and MEME (Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Music and Multimedia. The non-tenure track position is a one-year visiting position, beginning July 2013, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

We seek a composer with broad interdisciplinary interests capable of teaching courses in interactive media and new performance technologies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities of the position include teaching two courses per semester, directing undergraduate and graduate independent study projects, and participating fully in the intellectual life of MEME and the Music Department. Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. or D.M.A. in hand by August 2013 and demonstrate excellence in teaching at the university level.

Candidates should upload a letter of application (including teaching interests and experience), curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and three examples of creative work online at Interfolio.

Fixed media can be sent to:

Todd Winkler

Chair, Computer Music Search Committee

Department of Music

Brown University

1 Young Orchard Avenue, Box 1924

Providence, RI 02912

Applications received by April 30, 2013 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled.

The MEME program (Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments) offers an undergraduate track and a Ph.D. in Computer Music and Multimedia. MEME actively promotes research, production, publications, and technology exploring new art forms that combine digital music and sound with performance, installation, human-computer interaction, video processing, text, and/or images.

Brown University is a leading Ivy League institution with a tradition of innovative, rigorous multidisciplinary study. A commitment to diversity and intellectual freedom has remained a hallmark of the University since its establishment. The Department of Music—with 14 full-time faculty, 30 teaching associates, music library, and state-of-the-art music and multimedia production facilities—supports undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of history, theory, ethnomusicology, composition, performance, computer music and multimedia.

Brown University is an EEO/AA employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.