[dance-tech] Brown University Post-Doc

  • From: jamie jewett <jewett18@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 06:54:52 -0800 (PST)

Please Forward to any interested people

Dance and Tech folks with a strong use of max/msp/jitter or similar should be 
encouraged to contact the director of this program as many people in the 
program are interested in the use of dance.

For further information, contact Todd Winkler, Todd_Winkler@xxxxxxxxx

Jamie Jewett

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Multimedia and Electronic Music
New Deadline: March 1, 2009

The Cogut Center for the Humanities and the Department of Music at Brown 
University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in
International Humanities focused on multimedia and electronic music. We
seek a candidate with broad interdisciplinary interests with evidence
of exceptional artistic and scholarly promise. The successful candidate
will be expected to participate equally in the MEME program in the
Music Department and in the Cogut Center for Humanities,
teaching one course per semester in specific area(s) of electronic
music and multimedia, and participating in the Cogut Center's
activities, including the Fellows' Seminar.

The MEME program
(Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments) offers an undergraduate
"track" and a Ph.D. in Electronic Music and Multimedia. MEME actively
promotes research, production, publications, and technology exploring
new art forms that combine digital music and sound with performance,
installation, human-computer interaction, video processing, text,
and/or images. The Cogut Center for the Humanities supports
collaborative research among scholars in the humanities, focusing on
interdisciplinary and comparative work across cultural and linguistic

Brown University is a leading Ivy League institution with a distinctive 
academic program and a tradition of innovative and
rigorous multidisciplinary study. A commitment to diversity and intellectual 
freedom has remained a hallmark of the University since its establishment. The 
Department of Music--with 14 full-time faculty, 30 teaching associates, music 
and state-of-the-art music and multimedia production facilities
--supports undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of history,
theory, ethnomusicology, composition, performance, computer music and

Fellowships are awarded to postdoctoral scholars who received a doctoral degree 
from institutions other than Brown University within the last five (5) years
and prior to March 1, 2009. Fellows are paid a stipend commensurate
with that of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships and are supplied with 
individual research funds as well as a fund for visiting speakers and 
conference planning related
to the seminar theme. We encourage applications for fellows from
outside North America.

Candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vita, three 
letters of recommendation, and three examples of creative work (DVD, CD or 
website link) to:

Cogut Center Postdoctoral Fellowship
Department of Music
Brown University
Box 1924, 1 Young Orchard Avenue
Providence, RI 02912

deadline has been extended to March 1, 2009 for receipt of all
materials (including recommendations). Brown University is an EEO/AA
employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

For further information, contact Todd Winkler, Todd_Winkler@xxxxxxxxx

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