The ideal candidate has extensive experience in digital art and music, including at least 10 years of experience working in with performances, installations and artistic coding. Additionally, the candidate must have excellent knowledge of 3D printing, CNC, electronics and physical computing.
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 digital arts. At least 10 years of experience working in live performance and installation contexts.
Experience working with major artists for technical work (coding for video, light, sound, motors, etc).
Extensive credit list of electronic music and video production, composition, synthesis and design.
Extensive experience in a Fab Lab context (CNC, 3D printing, electronics, etc).
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 Non Linear Structures for Real time Media and Applied Media Lab courses for Music Production, Technology and Innovation program.
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 digital art and audiovisual topics.
Participate in the production of Berklee Valencia MPTI concerts and events.
Advise MPTI students for their Master's thesis projects.
Organize and assist students in preparing installation and digital art works in Valencia and Europe.
Specific skills required:
Max for Live
Arduino, Raspberry Pi and physical computing
Fab Lab skills (CNC, 3D printing, etc).
Creating and coding audiovisual art for performances and installations.
Coding and authoring VR experiences
Music Production with Ableton Live
Coding Apps with SWIFT language
Visual design with Touchdesigner, Resolume or Processing
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.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Faculty
Internal Number: R0001503
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.