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Instructor of Audio Production

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Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Instruction, Music/Dance

Department: School of Music and Dance
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
April 3, 2017; position is open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a full-time, 9-month renewable, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of instructor with a starting date of September 16, 2017.

Submit your application online by uploading (1) a letter of application that provides evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level, a (2) current résumé/curriculum vitae, (3) names and current contact information for at least three professional references and (4) either upload one or two compilation files of multiple and varied samples of produced audio and/or audio/visual media not to exceed 30 minutes in total OR include on a separate page of your CV URL links to sample recordings. Include an explanation of your contributions to each product.

Please note: the audio/visual files should be submitted under "Additional Documents."

To ensure consideration, all application materials should be submitted by 5:00 pm, April 3, 2017.

Department Summary
The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85, plus 70 graduate teaching assistants. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctorate, including programs in performance, collaborative piano, music education, composition, theory, musicology, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis. The school is designated as the only full-range professional school of music and dance in the state of Oregon.

Position Summary
Primary responsibilities will be to teach a Digital Audio Workstation course sequence. Other teaching duties based upon the needs of the school and qualifications of the candidate. Other courses could include Analog Recording, Composition for Visual Media, MIDI, Multitrack Recording Techniques, Music and Entertainment Marketing, Sound Reinforcement, or other related courses. Service on committees and performance of other appropriate university service is expected.

Minimum Requirements
• Master's degree in music required.
• Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level expected.
• Demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional experience working in the audio production industry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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