The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts invites applications and nominations for a full-time Assistant Arts Professor position in Music Production to begin in Fall 2023. This is a full-time, multi-year, non-tenure track appointment.

The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music invites applications for an Assistant Arts Professor to offer courses on contemporary music production. Courses that this professor may be expected to teach include core courses to Recorded Music majors such as “Producing the Record” and “Producing Music with Software & MIDI.”

The successful candidate is also expected to teach a range of production electives that could include (but are not limited to) classes on arranging, mixing, multichannel audio mixing (e.g., ATMOS), ear training and critical listening. Applicants must have a musical background, possess business acumen, be technically literate, have sound engineering skills, and have a proven track record of entrepreneurial success in the area of production.

The ideal candidate must have received national and/or international recognition as a producer and/or recording engineer & mixer, and success in arranging, orchestration, and composition. The candidate should be able to teach within Recorded Music’s unique holistic curriculum - to cultivate student’s music, technical and engineering skills; to guide project management and teach self-sufficiency and creative methodology as well as historical reference.  The ideal candidate will go beyond technical instruction and develop students’ creativity and artistry. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach in and foster an inclusive classroom environment.

See http://tisch.nyu.edu/clive-davis-institute/curriculum/course-offerings for more information about Recorded Music’s curriculum.

The ideal candidate must show evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching music production through previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level, or the commensurate professional experience in the field. The candidate must have, and be able to maintain, an active creative research or professional practice. Additional responsibilities may include: departmental, school and university service, student advising and mentoring, new student recruitment, and other administrative responsibilities as designated by the Department Chair. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required to apply.

The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music embraces diversity and seeks qualified candidates of all races, nationalities and genders. Women and qualified individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. NYU offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Application Instructions

You will need to submit the following application components:

  1. Cover Letter that specifies areas of expertise particularly relevant to the position;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Three (3) letters of reference accompanied by a bio or CV from each Referrer; and
  4. Optional: work samples that best represent areas of expertise outlined in the Cover Letter. 

Application Deadline: November 1

Please send an email to CDIFacultySearch_Production@nyu.edu if you have any questions.

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