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Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) in Electronic Music

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 16th, 2018
Last review date: October 15th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: November 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Music at the University of California San Diego ( invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in the area of Electronic Music to begin July 1, 2019. This UC faculty position is formally titled “Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE),” and it parallels that of the research-focused series but with emphasis upon excellence in teaching and other instruction-related activities. Individuals in the position are expected to provide outstanding teaching and educational leadership, and to engage in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate, and, contingent upon promotion, tenure-paralleling security of employment.

Candidates will be favored who have extensive and varied technical, creative, and educational experience. Candidates should have either a completed M.F.A., D.M.A., or Ph.D., or exceptional professional achievement and activity. The Department especially seeks candidates who demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will be asked to teach a range of undergraduate courses in our innovative Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts Major (ICAM), to supervise the creative projects of our undergraduate students, and, ideally, to teach MA and PhD students in Computer Music. An ability to teach recording studio techniques is required. Other possible courses include Electronic Music Production and Composition, courses focused on Computer Music and Music Programming, and Musical Acoustics and Psychoacoustics. The Department is also open to new course proposals in areas such as Sound Design, Musical Algorithms, and Electronic Music Cultures.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching and professional excellence (e.g., links to instructional materials, summaries of teaching evaluations, and/or examples of professional work), and a personal statement that outlines one’s teaching philosophy and past or potential contributions to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion (see

All materials should be submitted electronically via UCSD's AP On-Line RECRUIT at

UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (

If you have questions, please contact Miguel Ramirez at

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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