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The Department of Music offers a variety of Lecturer Pools from which we will draw upon in the event a teaching need arises. These are temporary, part-time appointments which may be renewable, depending on Department need and funding.

Open Lecturer Pool Searches:

(JPF01479) – Assistant Professor – Music Technology – Department of Music
(JPF01475) – Assistant Teaching Professor – Choral Conducting – Department of Music
(JPF01439) – Lecturer – Teacher Special Programs (TSP)
(JPF01004) – Lecturer – Theory and Composition
(JPF01512) – Lecturer – Music Technology and Music Perception

Assistant Professor – Music Technology – Department of Music

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of Music and Technology, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

We seek applicants with a record of research in the fields of music and technology through any combination of journal publications, technological innovations, associated work in composition, sound art, or trans-disciplinary collaboration. The ideal candidate will present new visions for the research agenda at the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT).

Duties will include directing undergraduate and graduate music and technology curricula, working closely with the graduate program in music composition, and mentoring other graduate students as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to act as Principle Investigator for grants and partner with collaborating faculty and departments on emerging research in music and science.

Basic qualifications: The completion of all PhD or equivalent degree requirements
at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications: Doctoral degree that includes a music and technology component. Record of research and publication in the areas of music and technology. Familiarity with the history of research at The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT).

All application items must be submitted electronically by Monday, November 27, 2017 via the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01479.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a complete dissertation (downloadable link or physical), one journal published article, statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2-pages), a statement of research (maximum 2-pages), and three letters of recommendation. Applicants may optionally include a list of related links to downloadable software and associated project documentation, and a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

Please direct questions to Edmund Campion, Committee Co-Chair, at campion@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA
94720-1200. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kris
Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu

The Department encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career families and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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Assistant Teaching Professor – Choral Conducting – Department of Music

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor (Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment) in the field of choral directing. This position is an Academic Senate position and has the potential for security of employment. The expected start date is July 1, 2018.

We seek an experienced and accomplished conductor to direct and conduct our choruses, administer the choral and vocal instruction programs, and teach conducting. We encourage innovative programming and competence across all eras and areas of choral music, with particular attention to new music.

Basic Minimum Qualifications: An MA, MM, or equivalent degree in music is required at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: An ability to teach and direct undergraduate music majors, non-majors, and graduate students. An innovative approach to teaching and program design that encompasses various musical practices.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree or equivalent professional experience. An additional area of expertise in vocal or keyboard performance, opera, composition or theory.

All application items must be submitted electronically by November 27, 2017. Please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01475

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching,
statement of conducting and programming philosophy, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.), and three letters of recommendation.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer to potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

Please direct questions to Professor David Milnes, Committee Chair, at dmilnes@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA 94720-1200. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kris Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu

The Department encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. We recognize that a diverse workforce is essential for maintaining legitimacy as a public university dedicated to serving the needs of our increasingly diverse state. The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

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LECTURER POOL – Teacher Special Program

DESCRIPTION
The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time instructors to teach a range of instruments for one-on-one and/or group instruction. Teachers of Special Programs are hired as needs arise during the fall, spring and/or summer.

The majority of Teachers Special Programs positions are part of our Music 150 program. It is a directed program of study, open only to music majors, by audition, which include opportunities for large and small music ensembles, and private instruction. The student’s program will be worked out in consultation with the supervising faculty, who will assist in finding an appropriate private instructor. The components of the Music 150 program include instruction in the following areas:

● Instrumental Performance
● Vocal Performance
● Early Music Performance
● Jazz Performance
● Various Musical Practices Performance – Non-Western Instruments

Other courses Teachers Special Programs may serve:

● Basic Voice
● Chorus and/or Chamber Chorus
● Private lessons for Chorus and Chamber Corus
● Vocal Technique
● Basic Piano for intending and current music majors
● Beginning Piano for Non-Music Majors
● Advanced Beginning Piano for Non-Music Majors
● Songs and Song-Writing

Further positions include instruction on non-Western instruments in our Ethnomusicology labs, such as Music of Japan, Music of East Asia, Music of the Caribbean, Music of Bali, etc.

Basic Qualifications: BA (or equivalent degree) in Music, or 5 years of professional experience by date of application.

Pay commensurate with experience.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01439.

Application documents:
• Cover Letter (required)
• Curriculum Vitae (required)
• Diversity Statement (optional)
• Statement of Teaching Methods/Philosophy (optional)
• Misc./ Additional (optional)

We encourage those whose service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, and individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply.
Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March. The posting will remain open until July 27, 2018 to accommodate department needs and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct all questions to Kris Andrews at musichr@berkeley.edu

We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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LECTURER – Music Theory and Composition – Department of Music

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

February 8, 2017 – February 7, 2018

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach a range of theory and composition courses in the Music Department during the fall, spring and/or summer sessions.

These courses include, but not limited to the following:

  • 20A Music Theory
  • 25A Music Theory
  • 53A Harmony I
  • 53B Harmony II
  • 153A Advanced Harmony I
  • 153B Advanced Harmony II
  • 154A Counterpoint
  • 154B Counterpoint
  • 155 Music Composition
  • 156 Studies in Musical Analysis
  • 157A Orchestration
  • 157B Orchestration

Music 25A:  A writing course based on traditional harmony.  Beginning linear and vertical analysis.  Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 53A:  Diatonic harmony, chorale harmonization, and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 53B:  Introduction to chromatic harmony and analytical studies. Emphasis on written exercises.

Music 153A:  Advanced chromatic harmony, advanced modulation, altered chords, linear chromatic harmony, and analytical studies.

Music 153B:  Materials and techniques of 20th-century music.

Music 154A:  A study of species counterpoint. Regular exercises in two and three voices required. Group discussion and analysis.

Music 154B:  A study of 18th-century counterpoint.  Analysis of chorale preludes, two- and three- part inventions, canons, and fugue expositions.

Music 155:  A study of formal problems using contemporary composition techniques.

Music 156:  The study of various analytical techniques and their application to important works of music.

Music 157A:  A study of instrumentation–the construction capabilities and idiomatic qualities of all of the individual instruments which comprise the contemporary symphony orchestra followed by a study of the 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century orchestrational technique.

Music 157B:  A study of instrumentation–the construction capabilities and idiomatic qualities of all of the individual instruments which comprise the contemporary symphony orchestra followed by a study of the 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century orchestrational technique.

Appointments for fall semester are typically reviewed in April and May, for the spring semester in October and November, and for the summer in February and March.

Minimum Basic Qualifications Required by time of application: MA (or equivalent degree) in Music.

Additional Qualifications by start date: One year teaching experience in subject matter.

Preferred Qualifications by start date: Experience with teaching in a university setting is preferred.

Annual, Full-time Base Salary: $52,099 -$57,507; commensurate with college teaching experience.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01004

  • Create an Applicant ID
  • Provide required information and documents
  • Provide required reference information

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Three letters of recommendation

OPTIONAL DOCUMENTS:

  1. Diversity Statement
  2. Statement of Teaching methods/philosophy
  3. Misc. / Additional

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

Please direct all questions to Kristina Andrews at musichr@berkeley.edu

UC Berkeley has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family. We encourage applications from individuals who will contribute to diversity in higher education. The department is interested in candidates who’s teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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LECTURER – Music Technology and Music Perception – Department of Music

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach any of the following areas:

Music and technology involving CNMAT technologies and Max/MSP programming.
Special topic courses involving software programming for musical applications of computers.
Music courses focusing on music perception and cognition.
Music appreciation courses with an emphasis on music software and lab-based learning.

The Music Department offers these courses as a series every year as part of the elective undergraduate curriculum. Qualified candidates may be eligible to teach more than one of these courses. Responsibilities include classroom teaching, holding office hours, grading class assignments, directing final projects and classroom performances.

Basic qualifications: At time of application: DMA, Ph.D. in music composition or music and technology or cognitive science and music, or MA, MS in music and technology with five years of professional experience or five years of professional experience creating and performing with Max/MSP and the CNMAT tools.

Additional Qualifications: By start date: For courses involving programming in Max/MSP: Experience and working knowledge of the Max/MSP programming environment and the CNMAT tools. For courses in Music Perception and Cognition: Experience in music cognition, acoustics, and psychoacoustics

Preferred qualifications: For courses involving programming in Max/MSP: Experience with CNMAT technologies and documented use of CNMAT software tools. For courses involving Music Perception and Cognition: published articles in the field of Music Perception and Cognition or dissertation related to Music Perception and Cognition.

Annual, Full-time Salary: $53,402-$58,945; commensurate with experience. Appointments range from 33% to 100% time.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01512

Applications must include a cover letter to include one paragraph on Philosophy of teaching – 1-page maximum, most recent curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation. Applicants may optionally include a statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html).

Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in April, spring semester in October, and summer semester in March. The posting will remain open until November 2, 2018 to accommodate department needs and may be renewed based on need and funding. You will need to apply to a new search pool If you would like to continue to be considered after that time.

Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Please direct questions to Edmund Campion, Department Chair, at at campion@berkeley.edu, Department of Music, 104 Morrison Hall #1200, Berkeley, CA
94720-1200. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kris
Andrews, Academic HR Analyst, at musichr@berkeley.edu

The Department seeks candidates whose teaching, performance and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increasing the participation of individuals from groups historically underrepresented in higher education.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

For further information contact UC Berkeley Human Resources 

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