The Department is looking for an electronic music performer/producer with an established professional profile to teach in Berklee's new Electronic Digital Instrument program. The successful candidate will have experience working as either a solo artist or with national touring acts, significant experience as an electronic music producer and a proven ability to help students achieve a significant level of mastery.
Berklee College of Music invites applications for a part-time faculty position in the Electronic Production and Design Department. The Department is looking for an electronic music performer/producer with an established professional profile to teach in Berklee's new Electronic Digital Instrument program. The successful candidate will have experience working as either a solo artist or with national touring acts, significant experience as an electronic music producer and a proven ability to help students achieve a significant level of mastery. This is a part-time faculty position with the opportunity to teach throughout the academic year with a renewable contract, initial appointment beginning in January, 2020 . Compensation is commensurate with professional experience.
Primary teaching responsibilities will include:
teaching private lessons and performance study labs
teaching music technology courses the Electronic Production and Design Department and across the College
Contributing to curriculum, foundational exercises, and repertoire for electronic performance
Experience and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be an established producer/electronic musician/performer with experience playing in a variety of environments, including clubs, concerts, and festivals and working collaboratively with other artists. In addition, the successful candidate will have strengths in the following areas:
- Versatility in a variety of performance settings
- In-depth understanding of a variety of musical genres, including electronic music sub-genres
- Expertise in developing electronic music performance setups
- Experience leading workshops and/or classroom teaching experience
- Experience designing both hardware and software electronic music performance system:
Ability to read and write music
Significant experience using Ableton Live and one additional DAW such as Logic Pro X or Pro Tools
For this position, a college degree and prior teaching experience is highly desirable as well as excellent collaboration and communication skills.
Berklee is a diverse community and commitment to working with students and colleagues from all backgrounds is essential.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Faculty
Internal Number: R0002812
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.