Posted On: 2020-12-22
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
The Audio Engineering Technology Department of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor beginning August 1, 2021.
Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate audio engineering technology courses including digital audio workstations, audio processing, and audio recording and mixing techniques using multitrack recorders, digital audio workstations and large format audio consoles. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. At Belmont, a variety of scholarly productivity is valued, including the scholarship of teaching, discovery, integration, and application. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.
Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. Three to five years of documented professional experience in audio recording and music production required. Candidates with higher education teaching experience are preferred.
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. During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 6 in the Regional Universities South category and named a "Most Innovative" university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of over 8,300 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 90 areas of study, 22 master’s programs and six doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. 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.
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
How to Apply: For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version (pdf preferred) of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values must be attached in order to complete the online application.
Please mention AES001410 when applying for this position.
Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business
1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212
About Belmont University
Belmont University—home of the October 22, 2020 Presidential Debate, the third and final in the election season—is made up of more than 8,200 students who come from every state and 28 countries. Nationally ranked and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its innovation and commitment to teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. With more than 100 areas of undergraduate study (including Audio Engineering Technology, Cinema-Television-Media, Music Business, Creative Entertainment Studies, and Songwriting), 27 master’s programs (including a Master of Science in Audio Engineering) and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. For more information, visit www.belmont.edu