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Assistant Professor of Piano, College Conservatory of Music

University of Cincinnati
Main Campus

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) seeks an experienced performing artist for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Piano beginning on August 15, 2024. The Piano Department, a department within the Keyboard Studies Division, offers the BM, MM, DMA and AD in Piano at CCM, a premiere conservatory for the media and performing arts and a college of the University of Cincinnati.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include:

  • Applied studio teaching of piano and undergraduate or graduate courses in related subjects including, but not limited to, Piano Literature and Chamber Music.
  • Maintaining national and international performance profiles both on and off campus.
  • Participating in divisional, college and university-wide committees, and other service.
  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to: advising doctoral students on documents, projects, and lecture recitals; teaching master classes; and serving the college/university/community through such activities as committee membership, academic advising, and mentoring students.
Minimum RequirementsPrior to the effective date of the appointment, the successful candidate must have either:

    A Master’s Degree in Music in addition to two years of professional performance experience.


    A Bachelor’s Degree in Music in addition to a total of seven years of experience. Such experience must encompass five years of progressive post-baccalaureate work experience in piano (publishing scholarly or pedagogical works, recording projects, or touring) as well as two years of professional performance experience.
Application ProcessPlease complete an online application. Applicants should submit:

    Letter of applicationCurrent CVSummary page with indicators of teaching experience (if applicable),Student accomplishments (if applicable, such as competition performance and employment) Professional experience, Contact information for three professional references, Links to audio/video of current performances and teaching examples (if applicable). We will not accept CDs or other forms of non-electronic media.

Application deadline:

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $68,000 -$72,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

REQ: 94646

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