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Assistant Professor of Violin

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Date: Sep 25, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a comprehensive college for the performing and media arts, seeks an experienced teacher/performing artist for a tenure-track faculty appointment in violin, to begin Fall Semester 2018. CCM’s String Department is a highly collaborative, multidimensional area of the Performance Studies Division offering the BM, MM, AD and DMA degree programs. During CCM’s illustrious 150-year history, its string faculty has included Eugène Ysaÿe, the LaSalle Quartet and Dorothy Delay.


Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching violin students on all collegiate levels (BM, MM, AD, and DMA), recruiting and maintaining a high-quality studio, and teaching studio-related classes as needed. Additional duties will include advising doctoral documents and projects, lecture-recitals, and coaching chamber music. A strong interest in and experience with community engagement, music entrepreneurship, music leadership, and/or other nontraditional career models is desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the discipline through engagement in significant professional activities including maintaining regional, national and international visibility in solo/chamber music/orchestral performance, external masterclasses, services to the college/university/community, academic advising and mentoring students.


Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred (commensurate professional experience may be considered in lieu of a terminal degree); significant international professional performance experience; college teaching experience at the highest level of excellence at the graduate and/or professional level with a proven record of student successes; demonstrated commitment to pedagogy and recruitment.


Terms of Appointment : Full-Time tenure-track at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment Date: August 15, 2018.


Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their material electronically by accessing the University of Cincinnati’s Recruitment site and searching for position 22681.


Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and a summary page with indicators of teaching effectiveness and professional experience, contact information for three professional references, and links to audio/video of current performances and teaching examples. We will not accept CDs or other forms of non-electronic media.


The University of Cincinnati and CCM are strongly committed to the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty. The University invests in its faculty by sponsoring an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development in Diversity and through its provostal support of active African American, Latino, and LGBTQ faculty associations or affinity groups. CCM has partnered with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) for the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CCM is also engaged in the City of Cincinnati with such programs as CCM After School/Whiz Kids after-school mentoring and tutoring program with the City Gospel Mission, the Suzuki String Program for Grades 1-3 at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and the Artist-in-Residence program at Twin Towers Senior Living Community.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 22681


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Academic, Education

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