Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan invites applications for a hybrid position – three quarter tenure-track assistant professor position in Audio Production and one quarter Audio-Visual Technical Coordinator to begin Fall 2019.
The academic responsibilities of the position include the ability to teach basic to advanced theory and practice in audio production and sound design, including the areas of audio engineering, music producing, live sound, audio-video technical production, film & video post-production and audio production for new media. Other responsibilities include scholarly engagement in the candidate’s specialization area, academic advising, committee work, and other departmental duties as assigned.
The production responsibilities of the position include the technical oversight of Matthew Performing Arts Center (MPAC):
operating and/or overseeing the audio and lighting of live production events up to an average of 10 hours per week
training and managing student workers on equipment in MPAC
liaison with facilities management/scheduling, the music division, and the Center for Academic Student Services
other duties as assigned
About Cornerstone University
Cornerstone University is a vibrant interdenominational Christian university that prepares students for lives of global influence in an academically-rigorous, spiritually-rich educational community. It is located minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, a dynamic city in Western Michigan that offers a wealth of outdoor and cultural activities. Learn more about Cornerstone at www.cornerstone.edu.
The successful candidate will possess a relevant degree, industry experience, knowledge of industry standards and current trends in audio production technology and practices, academic sensibility as well as scholarly potential, and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. An M.F.A. or Ph.D. is preferred; individuals at the ABD stage will be considered.
Candidates should submit an extensive portfolio of work with their application. If applicable, please submit any evidence of successful past teaching experience such as course evaluations or students’ work.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Each candidate must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and an active Christian commitment and a theology that supports the values and mission of Cornerstone University evidenced by affirming the university’s doctrinal statement, “The Cornerstone Confession”.
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