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The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a comprehensive college for the performing and media arts, seeks an experienced teacher and performing artist for a tenure-track faculty appointment in percussion, to begin August 15, 2024. Initial appointment is three years and faculty member is then eligible for reappointment. CCM’s Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Department is a highly collaborative, multidimensional area of the Performance Studies Division offering the BM, MM, AD and DMA degree programs.
Percussion Teacher-in-Residence. Primary responsibilities will include:
Teaching percussion students on all collegiate levels (BM, BME, MM, AD and DMA).
Recruiting and maintaining a high-quality studio, teaching percussion pedagogy and repertoire, and teaching studio-related classes as needed. Studio-related classes may include Percussion Literature, Percussion Ensemble or Steel Band.
Advising doctoral students on documents, projects and lecture recitals.
Coaching chamber ensembles.
Teaching master classes.
Engaging in significant professional activities by maintaining regional, national and international visibility through solo, chamber, and/or orchestral performances and by teaching masterclasses.
Serving the college/university/community through such activities as committee membership, academic advising and mentoring students.
Prior to the effective date of the appointment, the successful candidate must have either:
A Master’s Degree in Music in addition to a total of two years of experience. Such experience must encompass two years of professional percussion performance experience as well as two academic years of professional teaching experience, which can, but need not, be contemporaneous to the 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 percussion (such as instructing clinics/masterclasses/workshops, coaching, publishing scholarly or pedagogical works, recording projects, or touring) as well as two years of professional performance experience and two academic years of professional teaching experience, which can, but need not, be contemporaneous to the professional performance experience.
Please complete an online application and submit:
Letter of application
Summary page with indicators of teaching experience, student accomplishments (such as competition performance and employment), professional experience
Contact Information for three professional references
Links to audio/video of current performances and teaching examples. We will not accept CDs or other forms of non-electronic media.
Please use the ‘Additional Documents’ option as needed for these documents.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2024 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 $67,000 - $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.