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Assistant Professor, Audio Engineering Technology

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Assistant Professor, Audio Engineering Technology at Belmont University. The position begins August 1, 2019.

Employment Type 

Faculty

Internal Job Category

Tenure Track (Faculty)
Full-Time

Department

Audio Engineering Technology


Primary Duties and
Responsibilities:
 

Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate audio engineering and music production courses specifically oriented toward research and application in audio/sound production, acoustics/psychoacoustics, or advanced audio analog/DSP technology design and applications.  

  • Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
  • Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
  • Participate in departmental and university committee work.
  • Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
  • Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
  • Participate in a local church and the community.
  • Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
  • Manage online grading system.
  • Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
  • Maintain regular office hours.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Required Qualifications:Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. 

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of audio engineering.
  • Thorough understanding of audio recording theory, research, and practice.  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of audio recording, editing, and mixing techniques, digital audio workstations, audio processing, audio software development, and auditory perception.  (Knowledge and experience in other aspects of audio engineering technology will be considered.)
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage in high quality scholarly activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.
  • Skilled in the use of Apple computers, Microsoft Office software, Avid Pro Tools software, MatLab software, and Internet resources. 
  • Ability to learn relevant sections of Belmont University's online integrated database systems, BannerWeb, for student records management. 
  • Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process, including the use of online teaching and learning tools including Blackboard and Schoology.
  • Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
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    Required EducationPh.D. in a related field.
      
    Required ExperienceHave a minimum of two years of successful college-level teaching experience (which can include graduate teaching experience), or its equivalent. Evidence of significant scholarship beyond formal graduate study. Commitment to teaching excellence required. Combination of relevant professional experience and higher education teaching experience preferred.



    The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

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    Belmont University is a Christian community. The university faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes.

    Belmont's Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university's commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions. Belmont University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer under all applicable civil rights laws.