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Institution: Cleveland Institute of Music

Position: Music Theory Faculty

General Information:

The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), a private, independent conservatory, announces a full-time faculty opening in music theory, beginning in Fall 2019. This is a junior-level position intended for music theorists who are ABD or have recently completed the PhD. CIM is dedicated to the education of classical musicians, known for its superior orchestral, chamber music, composition, piano, voice, opera, and academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Further information on the school, faculty, students, and programs may be found at


Requirements: Ph.D. or ABD in Music Theory and successful experience in college-level teaching.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities will involve undergraduate and graduate courses. Additional duties may include serving on CIM faculty and DMA-examination committees, and other tasks as assigned. CIM does not employ a traditional rank and tenure system.

The successful candidate will teach in an intensive skills-related undergraduate curriculum, so candidates should be prepared to demonstrate excellence in keyboard harmony, sight singing, and aural skills.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

CV, cover letter, letters of recommendation, and a teaching video.

Deadline: April 26, 2019


Application materials can be submitted at

Questions can be addressed to Dr. Timothy Cutler (, chair of the Theory Faculty Search Committee.

Other Information:

The Cleveland Institute of Music is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer; we support and practice non-discrimination in all areas of employment regarding gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or military status.

Date Listed: 04/02/2019

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