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Open-Rank Professor of Clarinet, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

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Job Overview

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 open-rank faculty appointment in clarinet, to begin August 15, 2022. Rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. 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. 

Essential Functions

Clarinet Teacher-in-Residence.  Primary responsibilities will include:  teaching clarinet 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 and responsibilities will include:  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; and serving the college/university/community through such activities as committee membership, academic advising and mentoring students. 

Minimum Requirements

Prior to the effective date of the appointment, a Masters of Music degree in Clarinet and a total of three years of experience. Such experience must encompass three years of professional performance experience as well as three academic years of university level teaching experience, which can, but need not, be contemporaneous to the professional performance experience. 

Application Information

 Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 


Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and a summary page with indicators of teaching experience, student accomplishments (such as competition performance and employment) 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.


Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

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 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.




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.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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Open-Rank Professor of Clarinet, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Date:  Jan 1, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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