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Lecturer in Sound Design (TFDP 172)

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: $6326/course

Application Window

Open September 7th, 2021 through Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production seeks a sound designer/composer for its in-person production of Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus to serve as lecturer for TFDP 172 (Design in Production) in the 2022 Winter quarter (January 3 – March 11). At the end of the quarter, the sound designer will assign grades to each student in the class based on their work throughout rehearsal and performances. Technical rehearsals begin February 4, 2022, and the production runs from February 10-19, 2022. The sound designer/composer will create the aural landscape of the production both creatively and technically using the power of sound as part of the storytelling process to enhance the audience’s emotional connection to the performance. They will design, compose, select, and facilitate the creation of pre-recorded music and sound effects, and set the sound cues for the production. Additionally, they will be responsible for the design of the audio systems needed to reproduce and reinforce the design in the theatre. In collaboration with the director and the other members of the production team, the sound designer/composer is responsible for developing a viable production concept, integrating the design into the rehearsal process, adapting the design as the production evolves in rehearsal, and finalizing the design during technical rehearsals. The position is contingent upon funding.

Our department is committed to reflecting our student diversity in the ways in which we cast and produce our work.

The University of California, Riverside requires employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Required Qualifications: MA, MFA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience (3 years professional and/or university instructing experience). A record of professional and/or university experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the university level is desired.

Salary: Approximately $6326/course.

Application: Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01460. Review of applications will begin October 7, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Teaching evidence: 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a sample of student evaluations
• Statement of contributions to diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service

Inquiries can be made to:
Bryan Bradford, Department Administrator
UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
bryanb@ucr.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    MA, MFA, Ph.D. or equivalent experience (3 years professional and/or university instructing experience). A record of professional and/or university experience is required.

Preferred qualifications

    Teaching experience at the university level is desired.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Evidence - 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a sample of student evaluations

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

References will receive an email with a link by which they can upload their letters.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01460

Help contact: bryanb@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

Job location

Riverside, CA