Visiting Lecturer of Sound

Job #1858

Job Type Full Time
Location Houghton, Michigan
Field Sound Design & Technology
Post Date May 24, 2021
Salary $50,000-55,000

Michigan Technological University seeks a sound faculty member to teach in the BA Sound Design and BS Audio Production & Technology major programs. The sound programs are supported through the integration of Music, Theatre and Art in the department as well as collaboration with other units on campus. The successful candidate will have a strong mix of professional and teaching experience. This position will focus on mix of classroom teaching and supervision of applied production work. This position is a fixed term appointment for the 2021-22 academic year.

Classroom teaching will include 3 classes per semester from the following: Introduction to Music Mixing, Sound Technology, Recording and Recording Lab, Sound System Design & Engineering, or Sound Design. Exact courses to be determined based on applicant’s specialization. Practicum teaching will involve supervising productions in live music reinforcement, streaming, and recording or Sound Design for Theatre and Themed Entertainment based on the candidate’s expertise as well as other projects of interest to the candidate.


Terminal degree (e.g. MFA, DMA, PhD) or equivalent professional experience. Prior teaching experience required. Leadership experience on successful professional audio projects also required with a strong background in music recording OR theatre sound design.