Job Details

North Carolina State University
  • Position Number: 4728086
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Position Type: Fine and Applied Arts - Music

Open Rank - Assistant Teaching/Associate Teaching/Teaching Professor, Music Technology

Posting Number: PG192869EP
Internal Recruitment: No
Working Title: Open Rank - Assistant Teaching/Associate Teaching/Teaching Professor, Music Technology
Anticipated Hiring Range: Commensurate with Experience
Work Schedule: TBD
Job Location:Raleigh, NC
Department: Performing Arts and Technology

About the Department:
The Division of Academic & Student Affairs (DASA) is where students discover connections and community. It is where students live, where they gather, where they improve themselves, each other, and their university. DASA is where students seek guidance and support, both in and outside of the classroom. The division serves all students at NC State through three integrated components: academic affairs, student affairs, and University College.

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for values-driven faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.

NC State was named a great place to work in the 2022 Forbes annual survey as the best large employer in North Carolina. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is the place to work for faculty and staff who are passionate about promoting the success of the whole student.

As an academic unit in University College at NC State, the Department of Performing Arts and Technology has a mission of providing an environment where all NC State students have opportunities to develop skills and knowledge, which prepares them for a lifetime of arts engagement and a variety of careers. We cultivate this environment through excellence in teaching, performance, service, outreach, and creative and scholarly work in arts entrepreneurship, dance, music, and music technology.

The Department of Performing Arts and Technology offers a variety of technique, ensemble, and lecture courses. The Department has a new major in Music Technology and also provides academic minors in Dance Studies, Dance Performance and Choreography, Music Studies, Music Performance, and Arts Entrepreneurship. More information about the department can be found at

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Performing Arts and Technology at North Carolina State University invites outstanding applicants for a full-time, nine-month professional track faculty position in Music Technology (faculty at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank carry 3-year renewable contracts, faculty at the Associate Teaching Professor rank carry 4-year renewable contracts, faculty at the Teaching Professor rank carry 5-year renewable contracts).

This position will play a leadership role in the launch of a newly-approved undergraduate curriculum in music technology in collaboration with the university's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Music Technology faculty will develop and teach courses culminating in a capstone design project involving industry prototypes with real-world applications. The Department seeks a faculty member whose interdisciplinary work spans both creative and research practice in the fields of music and electrical or computer engineering. The successful candidate should prioritize advancements in the invention, design, and implementation of music technology over the application of existing technology to music production, composition and performance, and will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring of students. The expected start date is Fall 2024.

Other Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience:

PhD or DMA in computer music, music technology, computer science, electrical engineering or other related field or Master's degree and equivalent professional experience. All but dissertation (ABD) will be considered.

Other Required Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with educational partners, business/industry, or external agencies.
The ability to lead interdisciplinary programs requiring faculty collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years teaching experience at the university level.
PhD or DMA in music, music technology, computer science, electrical engineering or other related field.
Experience and/or credentialing in both music and engineering
Prior experience in leading and building new programs within an academic institution.

Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions:
Job Open Date: 10/16/2023
Anticipated Close Date: Open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include as attachments – CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least 3 professional references. Also include a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research interests.

Position Details:

Position Number: 00002826
Position Type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):1.0
Appointment: 9 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events: Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Department ID: 248401 - Performing Arts and Technology

If interest, please apply:


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

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