This will initially be a two-year appointment with the possibility for long-term renewal.
We expect the candidate to excel in the areas of sound recording and music production, and be able to teach both introductory and advanced courses in those areas. In addition, the successful candidate will oversee our recording studio facilities, providing mentorship and guidance to students through theoretical and hands-on experience in the classroom, the studio, and the field.
We also seek a candidate with a creative and artistic mindset, capable of inspiring our students to explore the boundaries of electronic and computer music. Trinity College is characterized by close collaborations among various disciplines; we are looking for a candidate ready to create connections with other departments and programs in exciting and innovative ways, with the initiative to grow and develop our own program and course offerings.
This is a position with tremendous potential for professional and artistic growth. Our facilities include a recital hall, a large recording space, several isolated performance booths (doubling as practice rooms), and a music technology lab, all connected to the control room, facilitating an array of possibilities for teaching music technology to our students.
To ensure full consideration for this position, all application materials should be received by April 15, 2021. However, the position will remain open until filled.
The applicant should submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae to www.trincoll.peopleadmin.com. The cover letter should include up to three links to samples of candidate’s professional work, a statement of teaching philosophy, which may be submitted as a separate document, and the names and contact information of at least three references. The statement of teaching philosophy should address applicant’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Trinity is a liberal arts college located in Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford. Our student body, in the Music Department and throughout the College, is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries with 21% students of color and 50% women. Trinity College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, staff, and student body. We place high value on an environment that offers equal opportunity in the workplace and encourages mutual respect, interaction, and engagement. We encourage applicants from diverse cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities reflective of our student body. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.
Terminal degree in Recording Arts, Music Production, Music Technology, or equivalent fields.
Proven college-level experience in teaching classroom courses.
Extensive background and professional experience working in recording studios and music/sound production environments.
Track record in commercial work, and direct connection to the recording industry, are highly desirable.
About Trinity College
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. It is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement. Trinity is an AA/EOE and encourages women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals and people with disabilities to apply. We are committed to enhancing our campus culture and curriculum through the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.