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Institution: Cleveland Institute of Music

Position: Music Theory

General Information:

The Cleveland Institute of Music announces a faculty position for a music theorist beginning Fall 2007.


We are looking for a colleague with excellent teaching skills at all levels. A Ph.D. in Music Theory is strongly preferred. Since the successful candidate will do some teaching in the intensive skills-related undergraduate curriculum, those invited to Cleveland for interviews will need to be prepared to demonstrate excellence in keyboard harmony, sight singing, and aural skills.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities are varied and will range from undergraduate skills courses to graduate seminars. Additional duties may involve sitting on CIM committees, examination committees for DMA students, and other duties as assigned.

Salary Range: Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications: CIM does not employ a traditional rank and tenure system.

Items to Send:

A letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Please, no copies of professional work should be sent at this point.

Deadline: November 15, 2006


Office of the Dean, The Cleveland Institute of Music, 11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

Other Information:

An introduction to our school, faculty, and programs can be found at

Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2006; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EOE.

Rick Nelson, Head of Music Theory at CIM, will be at the conference in Los Angeles (on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only) for the purpose of speaking with those who are interested in this position. A sign-up sheet will be posted for informal conversation.

Date Listed: 10/01/2006

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