Assistant-Associate Professor of Sound Design

Assistant-Associate Professor of Sound Design – UC San Diego

THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE at UC San Diego ( invites applications for a theater artist in Sound Design, beginning July 1, 2018. The academic appointment for this position will be for a tenure- track Assistant Professor OR tenured Associate Professor depending upon the candidate’s experiences and accomplishments. The successful applicant will serve as a core member of a professional design training program and is expected to participate in all facets of the department life, including mentorship and supervision of MFA designers’ production work, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, recruitment, curricular planning within the design area, and participation in discussions of departmental production seasons. The appointee will be expected to bring continuing innovation to the teaching of sound design. In order to advance in the professorial series, the candidate must continually and effectively engage in research and/or creative activity of high quality and significance.

Required Qualifications: MFA or equivalent professional experience in sound design; a history of productions at the national level; evidence of teaching potential or experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as Intro-Advanced Sound Design, Sound Systems Design, and Digital Audio Processing. The ideal candidate will have strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. The preferred candidate will have expertise in any of the following areas: music composition, audio engineering, cultural origins of sound, interactive performance technologies for sound design, contemporary practices in dance sonification.

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

Review of applications will commence on November 8, 2017.

To Apply: For Assistant Professor applicants, go to:

For Associate Professor applicants, go to:

Only applications submitted via the UCSD on-line system will be considered. The following documents are required: - Cover Letter - CV/Resume - Statement of Teaching Philosophy - Three Letters of Recommendations - Statement of Contributions to Diversity (see ) UCSD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity.