Assistant Professor - Audio - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, creates, teaches, assesses courses and mentor students during the development, production and post-production of audio projects. Works with students to help them realize their full potential. Works collaboratively and professionally with colleagues to achieve the strategic goals of the department, college and university. Teaches and mentors students in “hands on” audio production classes and serves on departmental, college, university and/or industry business committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a closely related audio field; five years experience using ProTools on consistent basis or official certification on ProTools to the 110 level; long-industry experience with numerous credits and/or awards or accolades


Experience in audio for cinema production or post-production, or video game production or studio production.
Knowledge of Impedance and level matching, the deciBel, basic acoustics, signal flow and basics of microphone principles and use.
Knowledge of another digital audio workstation (different from ProTools)
Knowledge of existing and emerging production technologies and software
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.


Skill in audio restoration, audio forensics, signal processing design and use, mixing, mastering, electronics for audio, radio or television audio programs, working knowledge of another digital audio workstation (different from ProTools).
Good communication and interpersonal skills


Ability to join existing faculty and practices with negative disruption.
Ability to develop the pre-eminent audio program in the United States.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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