Lecturer in Sound and Music Computing

Lecturer in Sound and Music Computing

Monday, 6 July 2020, 5.00pm

The University of Plymouth seeks a Lecturer in Sound and Music Computing.

The subject of Theatre, Dance, and Music is expanding its provision of music technology by recruiting an energetic and committed educator and researcher with expertise in Sound and Music Computing. We are launching two new programmes in September 2020: BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio, and Music Technology and MA Music. This is a new post, and you will be expected to contribute to the development and success of these exciting new programmes, along with further enhancing the technology strand of our existing BA Music and ResM Computer Music degrees.

You will also be expected to contribute to the unit’s research culture and group and will have a strong research track record (appropriate to career stage). All applicants will need to demonstrate that they have excellent interpersonal skills and will work effectively both independently and as part of a team with colleagues, students, and internal, and external associates.

You will have:
– a first degree in computing or a cognate discipline and PhD in the realms of Sound and Music Computing;
– advanced knowledge and experience of using and teaching the following programming languages: C, C++, Python, and MATLAB. Knowledge of visual programming environments such as Max is desirable;
– knowledge and application of industry-standard frameworks and libraries for audio and music technology software development; knowledge of JUCE, Open Frameworks, and VST development are essential;
– audio and music technology software design, development, and deployment experience;
– experience of using Source Control Tracking Systems;
– demonstrable knowledge of the theory and application of machine learning, audio/digital signal processing (including audio effects and analysis), sound synthesis, and building real-time audio software;
– some knowledge of Audio Engineering, specifically live sound and studio recording;
– the ability to teach across the undergraduate and postgraduate music technology curriculum;
– experience of academic administration responsibilities.

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