Sound Designer / Composer

Richmond, VA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Composition and Sound Design for Cinema, Games, and Motion Media

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (VCUarts)

Position F07080

Full-time 9-month tenure-eligible position beginning August 16, 2019

Application Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019

The Opportunity:

The Department of Music ( in collaboration with the VCUarts Cinema Program ( seeks a dynamic, hybrid interdisciplinary Assistant/Associate Professor to teach in the area of composition and sound design for cinema, games, and motion media.

Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to providing accessible and equitable living, learning and working environments free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.

Skills & Requirements

Required Qualifications:

• DMA/PhD in composition or equivalent professional training and experience that equates to a DMA/PhD.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

How to Apply

To apply, read full position description and qualifications, visit: VCU eJobs at Only electronic applications submitted via eJobs will be accepted.

About the Company

VCUarts ( in Richmond, Virginia offers a variety of graduate and undergraduate degrees in design, fine and performing arts, art history, and art education, with a unique emphasis on creative immersion. Far more than receiving simply an education or preparation for a career; students leave VCUarts with the practical, professional and personal skills needed to make a life in the arts, no matter how they define it. That’s why VCUarts’ programs emphasize both doing and knowing: why the majority of its faculty are working artists, designers, performers, and scholars; and why they encourage students to take advantage of the many academic and intellectual opportunities that come with being part of a research university. Today, VCUarts graduates can be found throughout the academic and professional fields and have been recognized with everything from Emmys to MacArthur Fellowships.

VCUarts is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the National Association of Schools of Dance, the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the Virginia Department of Education, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation and the National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education.