The Audio Engineering Technology Department of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor beginning August 1, 2023. Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate audio engineering courses oriented toward audio production, with an emphasis on sound reinforcement and live event production courses. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.
A Master’s degree in a related field is required; a terminal degree or progress towards a terminal degree preferred. Three to five years of documented professional experience in live sound reinforcement audio and live event production required. Candidates with higher education teaching experience are strongly preferred.
As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.
Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service. During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to the Belmont community. Candidates will also be asked to give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Located two miles from thriving downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of more than 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Nationally recognized for its innovative approach and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont is a Christ-centered, student-focused community intent on developing diverse leaders of purpose, character, wisdom, and a transformational mindset who are eager and equipped to make the world a better place. In the classroom and beyond, the University aims to empower students, faculty, and staff to become radical champions for helping people and communities to flourish. While committed to being global citizens, Belmont also seeks to be a great neighbor, engaging with and serving Nashville and the broader Middle Tennessee region as a trusted community partner. The University’s location in the heart of the Tennessee’s capital – and Nashville’s growing reputation as one of the nation’s most dynamic, creative, and inviting cities – provides the perfect backdrop for an amazing higher education experience in a community known as “the Athens of the South.” With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, Belmont University provides an unparalleled environment for students to become all they were created to be. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.
How to apply:
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://belmont.csod.com/ats/c
In addition to the application, candidates will submit an electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae including professional experience, Teaching Philosophy, and a one-page essay, 300-400 words, describing how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life and how it will help you contribute to the achievement of the ideas expressed in Belmont’s Aspirational Aim and Strategic Pathways https://www.belmont.edu/2030/i
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