NOTE: The deadline for accepting applications for this position was November 27, 2017.  The position is closed for applications.

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of Music and Technology, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We seek applicants with a record of research in the fields of music and technology through any combination of journal publications, technological innovations, associated work in composition, sound art, or trans-disciplinary collaboration. The ideal candidate will present new visions for the research agenda at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT).

Duties will include directing undergraduate and graduate music and technology curricula, working closely with the graduate program in music composition, and mentoring other graduate students as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to act as Principle Investigator for grants and partner with collaborating faculty and departments on emerging research in music and science.

Basic qualifications: The completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications: Doctoral degree that includes a music and technology component. Record of research and publication in the areas of music and technology. Familiarity with the history of research at The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT).

All application items must be submitted electronically by Monday, November 20, 2017 via the following link:

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a complete dissertation (downloadable link or physical), one journal published article, statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2-pages), a statement of research (maximum 2-pages), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants may optionally include a list of related links to downloadable software and associated project documentation, and a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (

Please direct questions to Edmund Campion, Committee Co-Chair, at, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at

The Department encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career families and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit

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