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Institution: Cleveland Institute of Music

Position: Music Theory (two positions)

General Information:

The Cleveland Institute of Music, a private, independent conservatory, announces two full-time faculty positions in music theory beginning Fall 2008. An introduction to the school, faculty, and programs can be found at


Position #1. Senior-level position requiring a PhD in Music Theory and an established record of excellence in college-level teaching.

Position #2. Entry-level position with PhD in Music Theory and experience in college-level teaching strongly preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Both positions: Teaching responsibilities ranging from undergraduate skills courses to graduate seminars. Additional duties may include serving on CIM faculty and DMA-examination committees, also other tasks as assigned. Salary based on experience and qualifications. CIM does not employ a traditional rank and tenure system.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To apply, please specify Position #1 or Position #2, and send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

No additional materials should be submitted at this time, but a video recording of teaching segments may be requested at a later time.

Deadline: November 26, 2007


Office of the Dean, Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106

Other Information:

As the successful candidates for both positions will teach in the intensive skills-related undergraduate curriculum, those invited for interviews should be prepared to demonstrate excellence in keyboard harmony, sight singing, and aural skills.

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2007 and continue until the positions are filled.

The Cleveland Institute of Music is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Dr. Richard Nelson, Head of Music Theory at CIM, will attend the SMT conference in Baltimore and be available to talk with prospective candidates.

Date Listed: 10/24/2007

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