Assistant Professor of Computer Music

University of California San Diego Department of Music

Assistant Professor of Computer Music

Job #JPF03295
  • MUSIC / Arts and Humanities / UC San Diego

Position overview

Position title:Assistant Professor of Computer Music
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application Window

Open date: September 12, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Professor with broad expertise in computer and electronic music. Possible areas of research specialization may include: sound synthesis and processing, interaction and sound design, game sound, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality as applied to music and sound.

Our Department aspires to constantly push at the frontiers of music-making as a form of research. UC San Diego’s many research programs and institutes are an ideal supportive environment for collaboration and cross-disciplinary work. For more information about the department:,, and

The successful candidate would be expected to advise graduate students across the department’s programs, conduct research seminars, teach graduate and undergraduate classes, and contribute to the curricular development.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must be ABD (all but dissertation) by time of application or pursing a degree (PhD, DMA, MFA) in a relevant field.

Preferred qualifications

A degree (PhD, DMA, MFA) in a relevant field
Relevant professional experience

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Names and contact info only at this time. Letters to be solicited later in the process.

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Campus Information

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Job location

La Jolla, CA