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Open-Rank Professor of Music Education

University of Cincinnati
Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open-Rank Professor of Music Education, 
University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music 

The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, a comprehensive college for the performing and media arts situated in a vibrant urban community, seeks an innovative scholar-educator for a tenure-track open-rank faculty appointment in music education to begin August 15, 2022. The faculty member will be part of a team that prepares music teachers and researchers for success and leadership in the 21st century. Rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. Initial appointment is three years and faculty member is then eligible for reappointment. CCM’s Division of Music Education offers BM, MM, and MME degree programs that integrate the high-quality music training and experiences available in a conservatory environment with a strong emphasis on pedagogical preparation. 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Prior to effective date of appointment, 

  • A Doctorate in Music Education


  • Three academic years of teaching experience in K-12 schools


  • A documented record of scholarly activity as evidenced by a minimum of three peer-reviewed publications


  • An additional three academic years of experience. Such experience must encompass three academic years of teaching experience at the collegiate level with both undergraduate and graduate students as well as two academic years of experience supervising graduate student research which can, but need not, be contemporaneous to the collegiate teaching experience.

 Essential Functions:  

  • Lead the creation and implementation of a new PhD in music educationprogram
  • Provide service to the College-Conservatory of Music, the University, and the music education profession through recruiting efforts, committee work, and leadership roles in professional organizations
  • Engage in professional activities at the regional, national, and international levels such as trainings and conferences, and maintain a scholarly profilethrough presentations and publications
  • Maintain and develop relationships with colleagues at the University of Cincinnatiand public-school music teachers in the region and beyond 
  • Teach courses in graduate research in music education, graduate colloquium, and topics related to the faculty's areas of interest and expertise for both undergraduate and graduate students in the in-residence and summer programs
  • Other responsibilities will include supervision of graduate research, organization of internships/fieldwork placements, mentorship of graduate teaching assistants, and academic advising.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit their materials electronically by accessing the University of Cincinnati’s Recruitment site at

Applicants should submit:

  • Letter of application
  • Current CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Links or PDFs of three samples of scholarly work/publications


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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