Temporary Full-Time Faculty in Electronic Music Production (One-Year Residency) General description: The ideal candidate has extensive experience in the music industry, including at least 10 years of experience working in studios and live shows. The candidate is a world-class Ableton Live expert that has a dynamic range of experience working with artists and producers in different contexts, experience making sound design and preset libraries, and maintains an active career cycle which includes creating, performing, and releasing electronic music. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience teaching or giving workshops at mainstream institutions or conferences. The Full-Time Faculty in Electronic Music Production for the master's program in Music Production, Technology & Innovation (MPTI) has the following profile: Extensive experience in the music industry. At least 10 years of experience working in studios and live shows. Experience working with major artists in different contexts. Extensive credit list of electronic music production work. Experience performing with Ableton Live in large scale shows onstage and/or behind the scenes. Experience designing sound design, presets, and other content for electronic music production. Experience teaching or giving workshops at mainstream institutions or conferences. At least 5 years preferred. Extensive list of electronic music releases. Preferred: Graduate Degree in relevant field. Masters or Doctorate preferred. Preferred: experience with Audio/Visual media, and scoring sound design for film Preferred: experience with Max/MSP and Max for Live Essential Duties and Responsibilities Teach master's level Electronic Music Production and Live Performance for Music Production, Technology and Innovation program. Teach master's level Electronic Music Creation courses for Contemporary Performance and Global Entertainment and Music Business program. Teach undergraduate level Electronic Music Creation for Technology Minor. Assist the students in their sessions during office hours and outside of office hours, in daily "rounds" in the studios. Give practical workshops to students on specific electronic music production topics. Participate in the production of Berklee Valencia MPTI concerts. Advise MPTI students for their thesis projects. Skills Specific skills required: Ableton Live Expert Max for Live Hybrid studio project experience. Music mixing in large scale consoles or in-the-box. Extensive experience using and troubleshooting MIDI Controllers and Audio Interfaces. Preferred skills: Teaching electronic music production Teaching live performance Additional skills: Mastering Engineering Musician or musical background
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
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About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.