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Professor/Associate Professor of Chamber Music, Eminent Scholar

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Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) invites applications for a full-time, Associate Professor or full Professor position in the area of Chamber Music, beginning on August 15, 2023. Tenure status, rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will carry the title of Ohio Eminent Scholar under the auspices of an initiative intended to recruit highly accomplished individuals from outside the state of Ohio into areas of existing strength at the university that are also of strategic value to the state. The Ohio Eminent Scholar must be a new hire to Ohio universities or colleges and may not be currently employed within the state of Ohio.

Essential Functions

The successful candidate will:

  • Maintain and further develop a premier chamber music program within CCM, which offers a BM, MM, DMA and AD in different performance areas at CCM.
  • Take a leadership role in enhancing and strengthening the reputation of CCM’s chamber music program areas.
  • Coach chamber music groups, give chamber music masterclasses and provide excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and education.
  • Contribute to scholarly activities within academic communities across the university, including making performances/lectures available in different university venues.
  • Broaden CCM’s chamber music reputation; foster opportunities for student performances on and off campus, prepare for and/or host competitions, and perform as part of the CCM chamber music area.
  • Contribute to the discipline through engagement in significant professional activities including maintaining regional, national and international visibility in chamber music, external masterclasses and summer programs. 

Minimum Requirements

Prior to the effective date of the appointment, the successful candidate must have:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in music performance or a related field 
• A total of five academic years of post-degree experience. Such experience must include five academic years as a coach of chamber music at the collegiate level as well as five seasons of chamber music performances, which can, but need not be, contemporaneous to the coaching experience. 

Application Details

Applicants should submit their materials electronically online.  Applicants should submit:

  • Letter of application.
  • Current CV.
  • Summary page with indicators of coaching experience, chamber student accomplishments, and professional experience.
  • Contact information for three professional references.
  • Links to audio/video of current performances and coaching examples. CDs or other forms of non-electronic media will not be accepted. 
  • Please use the Additional Documents feature to upload these documents.

Review of applications will begin on March 17, 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 $90,000 - $100,000 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.




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 / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 92047

Professor/Associate Professor of Chamber Music, Eminent Scholar

Date:  May 20, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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