(Apologies for cross-postings)
We are pleased to advertise a new lectureship position at the University
The new role, based in the Reid School of Music, is in Creative Audio
Programming and Computer Music Systems.
The closing date for applications is 5pm (GMT) 12th March, 2018.
Candidates will have a demonstrable research and teaching expertise in
any area of audio programming or computer music systems, with an
emphasis on low-level audio programming and/or scripting skills (C++/C
Sharp/Python), which will help prepare students both for further study
in music technology or success in the industrial audio engineering/
creative music technology sector.
The successful applicant will have a PhD in a relevant field such as
Computer Science, Computer Music, or Music Technology and will have an
outstanding research profile in one or more of areas such as audio
programming, game audio, machine learning, physical computing,
computational creativity, digital luthiery new musical forms, and app
development, with the ability to produce exceptional research outputs
and attract significant external funding.
The appointee will contribute to the development of computer music and
audio engineering teaching at first and second-year level; they will
deliver specialised courses at honours level, and they will lead the
development of new courses for the MSc in Sound Design and the MSc in
Acoustics and Music Technology.
The appointee will supervise undergraduate and postgraduate
dissertations, and will be expected to make a major contribution to the
recruitment and supervision of PhD students in the School. We would be
particularly interested in candidates whose research reflects the
multidisciplinary ethos of the Edinburgh College of Art, of which the
Reid School of Music is part, and who are able to engage with the wider
university through related disciplines, such as Informatics,
Mathematics, and Physics.
The post is open-ended and full-time (35 hours per week) from 1
Further details are available here:
Dr Michael Newton
Acoustics & Audio Group
Reid School of Music/ECA
University of Edinburgh
MSc Acoustics and Music Technology:
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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