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Schools with Accepted Offers[]

Faculty Jobs for 2024[]

Baylor University: Lecturer, Collaborative Piano, Non-tenure Track, Vocal Studies (Deadline: November 10, 2023)[]

  • APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2024
    • Full-time position providing collaborative pianist services for advanced students in the Vocal Studies Division of the School of Music.
    • Duties may include playing for individual rehearsals, lessons, studio classes, degree recitals, ensemble or opera rehearsals, juries, competitions, recordings, and other duties as needed.
    • Participate in the musical life of the School of Music.
  • Rank and Salary
    • Faculty rank of Lecturer (includes faculty benefits package).
    • Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Campbellsville, Kentucky: Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)[]

Salary: 40,000 - 60,000

Date posted: Jan 24, 2024

Job Description

•Faculty are responsible for developing lectures, demonstrations, assignments, and enrichment activities to successfully deliver course content in their academic unit.

•Faculty will teach coursework in various specialties.

•Maintain regular office hours for advising students.

•Participate in events and initiatives aimed at meeting departmental and divisional recruitment and retention goals.

•Accept assignments on committees, sponsor student activities, and actively participate in University life.

•Support the institution’s Christian mission, including attendance a chapel services, scheduled or called meetings, commencement programs, and Faculty Forum meetings.

•Provides a Christian role model for students.

•Maintains a strong interest in the pursuit of knowledge and shares it with students and scholars.

•Promotes the discipline on and off campus and attracts students to the field.

•Maintains contact with alumni and the community.

•Participates in academic unit meetings and cooperates with other members of the Faculty.

•Identifies with professional organizations and professionals of the discipline at all educational levels.

•Assists in recruiting new Faculty members within the academic unit.

•Assists the Dean in the preparation of class schedules and material for the University Bulletin Catalog.

•Knows the Library holdings and deficiencies and plans improvements based on budget allocations.

•Assists in developing syllabi for courses in the discipline.

•Assists in the preparation of requests for foundation grants.

•Assists students by continually monitoring and evaluating students’ progress and making appropriate referrals to academic and personal support services, as necessary, to meet student needs.

•Demonstrates excellence in teaching.

•Serves as an academic advisor.

College of Charleston: Assistant Professor of Music (piano) Deadline Jan 1, 2024[]

  • The Department of Music at the College of Charleston invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Piano Studies. We seek a dynamic artist-teacher with a vision to develop the piano program and contribute to the artistic life of the department and community.

Florida State University: Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano - 9 Month Salaried (College of Music)[]

Location: Tallahassee, FL


The College of Music at Florida State University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano, a 9-Month faculty member at the tenure-earning rank of Assistant Professor.

Appointment will begin August 6, 2024.

The College of Music at Florida State University: is the largest such college in the Southeast and the third largest university-based music program in the nation. The University is situated in Tallahassee, Florida's beautiful, wooded capital city with an area population of over 375,000. Located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida, Tallahassee enjoys a mild change of season and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico. With over 90 faculty and 40 support staff, the College offers a range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through doctorate. We are home to approximately 700 undergraduate and 400 graduate students, who represent nearly every state in the nation and 20 foreign countries.


As an exceptional artist-teacher in collaborative piano and member of the College of Music Keyboard area, the successful candidate is expected to pursue a continued professional career and actively participate in performances in the College of Music.

The candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching through applied studio and classroom instruction of doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s collaborative piano and piano performance majors.

Teaching duties may include applied collaborative piano lessons, an advanced seminar course in collaborative piano techniques for graduate collaborative piano majors, an introductory course in collaborative piano for undergraduate piano majors, and possible courses in song literature, chamber music repertoire, or other topics appropriate to the candidate’s skills and interests.

Further responsibilities related to the academic mission of the University include recruiting high-quality students regionally, nationally, and internationally, mentoring and assisting students in developing their professional goals, supervising graduate assistants, and committee service.


A doctoral degree in Collaborative Piano or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Commensurate professional experience as a collaborative artist is substitutable with education as appropriate.

Demonstrated excellence as an outstanding and versatile collaborative pianist with an exemplary record of creative activity; evidence of successful teaching, coaching, and mentoring at the collegiate level; and extensive collaborative repertory are required.

Preferred Qualifications

We are especially interested in candidates demonstrating:

a prominent national and/or international performance career

comprehensive knowledge and experience as a performer of instrumental and vocal collaborative repertoire

versatility and experience in diverse styles such as performance practice or contemporary techniques

ability to teach in a related area of expertise such as orchestral piano, musical theatre repertoire, or dance collaboration

success with the recruitment of talented students

capacity for shared leadership in directing the collaborative piano program

initiative to work and collaborate across artistic disciplines, with stakeholders outside the arts, across campus, and in the community

commitment to advance innovative teaching practices and envision new paradigms of arts education

ability to attract resources, including grants or other sources of support that advance the College of Music.

Contact Info

For technical assistance applying to this position, please contact Jeremy Cope at

Position or search-related inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair as follows: Dr. Heidi Louise Williams, Professor of Piano and Keyboard Coordinator,

Interlochen Center for the Arts: Instructor of Piano (Academy) Deadline April 5, 2024[]

Interlochen seeks a full-time classical piano instructor who will attract talented, creative, and engaged students in classical piano performance.  Successful candidates will have a track record of excellence in teaching talented young pianists, and will demonstrate significant student and personal musical accomplishments. Though not required, the capacity and openness to teach other genres, such as jazz and/or contemporary music will receive special consideration. Position includes a complete benefits package.

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach private and group piano lessons
  • Coach chamber music and other ensembles according to skill set
  • Teach additional courses (theory, music fundamentals, music history), based on skill-set and department needs
  • Design and implement curriculum, schedule lessons and concerts
  • Communicate with parents
  • Recruit and mentor students of high caliber

Required Skills and Experience:

Education:  Bachelor of Music Degree required, Masters of Music or Doctor of Music Arts in piano performance.  Applicants with significant professional performance experience will also be considered.

Experience: Excellent pianist and experienced educator with a background of successful employment in an educational setting, with 5 years of experience. National or emerging recognition as a musician is essential.

For a complete job description and to apply, go to or click on

Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume or CV, Links to both performance and teaching of piano

Luther College: Staff Collaborative Pianist[]

Location: Decorah, Iowa

Salary: $35,600 - 43,600

Date Posted: 3/26/24

Job Description

The Staff Collaborative Pianist provides piano accompaniment for a wide variety of student performances, workshops, and rehearsals. This is a 9 month (.75 FTE) position that will start September 1, 2024.


  • studio seminars (vocal and instrumental)
  • rehearsals with students preparing to perform in studio seminars
  • activities that support Music Department recruitment (music scholarship auditions, Dorian Vocal, Orchestra, Band, and Keyboard festivals)
  • choral ensembles (rehearsals and performances)
  • concerto competition, opera workshop auditions
  • opera workshop rehearsals & performances
  • other performing duties as assigned

Optional supplemental freelance work (compensated separately) includes:

  • degree recitals
  • applied music juries
  • vocal and instrumental lessons (individual instruction).


  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s of Music in piano or collaborative piano preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Demonstrated record of success as a collaborative pianist with substantial and significant vocal and instrumental repertoire.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent sight-reading skills and the ability to learn new repertoire quickly.
    • Solid musical and technical skills.
    • Familiarity with German, French, Italian language/diction preferred.
    • Effective communication and organization, and project management skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Manage calendars and navigate complex scheduling requests.
    • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends of the college.

A resume and cover letter are required to be fully considered for this position. For a complete job description and to apply please use the following link:

Johns Hopkins University: Full-time Piano Faculty[]

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 7, 2023


The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for an open-rank full-time faculty member in Piano to begin August 2024.

Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages more than 850 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.


The ideal candidate will be an exceptional artist and teacher with extensive experience as a performer and proven success in conservatory-level teaching. Responsibilities include building and teaching a studio of undergraduate and graduate piano majors with participation in recruitment, auditions, juries, and recitals. The successful candidate will also contribute to the musical life of our campus and city. 

Application Instructions

Applications should be supported by a curriculum vitae and a portfolio that shows the breadth of professional work as a performer and pedagogue uploaded to Interfolio. A review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

New Mexico State University: College Assistant Professor of Theory/Collaborative Piano[]

Type: Full-Time

Posted: 02/09/2024

Application Due: 03/12/2024

Category: Music

Position Title: College Assistant Professor of Theory/Collaborative Piano

Employee Classification: LC Faculty NT 9m

College/Division: Arts and Sciences College

Department: 331400-MUSIC

Internal or External Search: External - Open to all applicants

Location: Las Cruces

Offsite Location (if applicable):

Target Hourly/Salary Rate: Competitive

Appointment Full-time Equivalency: 1.0

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

Summary: The Department of Music at New Mexico State University is seeking an active and highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and a student-centered dedication to teaching to serve as an Assistant Professor of Theory/Collaborative Piano beginning in the Fall semester of 2024.

Classification Summary:

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University is seeking an active and highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and a student-centered dedication to teaching to serve as an Assistant Professor of Theory/Collaborative Piano beginning in the Fall semester of 2024.

Classification Standard Duties:

Teaching - Duties will include teaching undergraduate music theory courses, as well as developing a degree in collaborative piano. Other responsibilities will include recruiting on behalf of the NMSU Music Department. The successful candidate will be assigned additional duties dependent upon the applicant's areas of expertise and the needs of the department.

Research - appropriate research activities include conference attendance/performance, publications, collaborative performances with NMSU music faculty and graduate students.

Service - Development of a collaborative piano degree program. Lead student recruitment efforts through building and maintaining productive relationships with appropriate programs. Participate in departmental and university committees and other university activities as assigned.

Outreach - Build and maintain productive relationships with applicable programs.

Required Education, Experience, Certification/License, Equivalency

Masters in Piano Performance or Collaborative Piano is required.

Doctorate in Collaborative Piano, Piano Performance, or Music Theory is highly preferred, but requisite professional experience may be considered in lieu of the terminal degree.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills, a collaborative and collegial approach to music-making, and commitment to the highest standards of musicianship and teaching.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Music at New Mexico State University is seeking an active and highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills and a student-centered dedication to teaching to serve as an Assistant Professor of Theory/Collaborative Piano beginning in the Fall semester of 2024.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, at least five references with full contact information, and a web link to a YouTube channel containing recent performance recordings. All applications must be submitted electronically.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Requirements of the Position

Department Contact: Fred Bugbee, 575-646-2901,

Oklahoma State University: Teaching Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano[]

Responsibilities:  The Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music seeks a full-time Teaching Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano.  Teaching assignments will be made according to the School's needs and the candidate's expertise, with preference given to candidates illustrating significant experience in performing with instrumentalists and vocalists, and in coaching collaborations that include piano.  The candidate would teach the two-semester Collaborative Piano course and Class Piano as needed.  A portion of the assigned load will include collaborating with faculty, guest artists and student performers.  The position may also include teaching secondary applied piano lessons and/or chamber music coaching.  The candidate is expected to engage in service to the unit and their profession, to be productive as an artist/scholar, and to promote an inclusive workplace and learning environment.

Qualifications:  Master's degree required.  Doctorate in Collaborative Piano or equivalent professional experience preferred.

Rank and Salary:  Teaching Assistant Professor.  Salary commensurate with qualifications, contingent upon funding availability.

Beginning Date:  August 2024

Oklahoma State University:  The University (25,000 students at its main campus in Stillwater) is located approximately 65 miles from Tulsa and Oklahoma City.  The Greenwood School of Music has thirty-six full-time and thirteen part-time faculty members and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.  The School offers the degrees of Master of Music (with options in applied music or conducting); Bachelor of Music (with options in music education, performance, and jazz performance); Bachelor of Arts (including a composition option); and Bachelor of Science in music industry.  The Greenwood School of Music is committed to fostering an equitable workplace environment inclusive across all races, genders, ages, and identities.

Application:  To receive full consideration, please submit online via Interfolio a letter of application, curriculum vitae, reference list with a minimum of three references, and links to video recordings of collaborative performances with both instrumentalists and singers.  Additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Apply at

Application Deadline:  Full full consideration, materials are due by December 1, 2023, but screening will continue until position is filled.

Address and Inquiries:  Teaching Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano Search Committee, Attn:  Prof. Heather Lanners,, 102 Greenwood School of Music Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078

Oberlin College & Conservatory: tenure-track position in Collaborative Piano[]

Job Summary : The Oberlin College & Conservatory invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Collaborative Piano beginning in the 2024-25 academic year.


The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, founded in 1865, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating conservatory, and the only major music school in the country linked with a preeminent liberal arts college. Students are enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in performance, jazz studies, composition, technology in music and related arts, and musicology. Oberlin also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Music in conducting, the Master of Music in performance on historical instruments, the Master of Fine Arts in piano technology, as well as artist diplomas.


Direct the assignment of student pianists to accompany woodwind, brass, percussion, and string studios, and coordinate and assign staff pianists (and one’s self) to cover studio needs. Coverage includes regularly occurring Conservatory events requiring collaborative pianists (both staff and student), such as the annual concerto competition, end-of-semester juries, degree recitals, divisional recitals, internal competitions, audition and/or competition recordings, and more;

Teach and/or coach student pianists in individual or group settings;

Maintain a high artistic profile at Oberlin through collaboration with faculty and guest artists.


We seek an Artist-Teacher with an established national/international reputation and a proven record of successful teaching and performance, and who shares Oberlin’s commitment to the highest standards in undergraduate musical training.

Quick Link for Posting


Oberlin College offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

In addition, please include a link to a collaborative performance video, plus a link to a 30-minute teaching demonstration involving both more and less advanced conservatory-level pianists.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Those received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

Penn State: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Piano Deadline: Dec 15, 2023[]

  • The School of Music in the College of Arts & Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Piano position starting August 15, 2024. The ideal candidate is an accomplished artist-teacher with a collaborative mindset and a strong commitment to creative, inclusive teaching practices. An earned doctorate is required.
  • 1/30 Zoom interview
  • 2/9 references called
  • any updates anyone?

Peru State College (Peru, NE): Instructor - Music (Piano/Accompanist)[]

  • Teaching – 6+ hour load per semester of undergraduate courses as assigned. Responsibilities may include a combination of the following according to the needs of the department and strengths of the successful candidate: Class Piano Sequence (I-IV), applied lessons – keyboard, elementary music methods for music majors and non-music majors, and music appreciation.
  • Serve as Accompanist for Music Program
  • FT/NTT. Masters degree required.
  • Faculty in the Nebraska State College System are protected by a CBA negotiated by the State College Educators Association.
  • Minimum salary for instructors for 2024-25 school year is $45,710.
  • Job Posted on 7/11/24. Open until filled, but search committee moving fast!

Pepperdine University: Assistant Professor of Music - Piano/Theory[]

Location: Malibu, California

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Date posted: Feb 13, 2024

Employment Level: Tenured/Tenured Track

The Fine Arts Division of Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at Pepperdine University seeks a pianist with strong experience in the collaborative arts and a significant pedagogical background in Music Theory beginning August 1, 2024. This faculty member will teach private lessons in piano and courses in the music theory core curriculum. The position will provide service to the Fine Arts Division and Seaver College, as appropriate. As a member of the Music Program, the position will participate in recruiting piano students, coordinate chamber music in collaboration with other instrumental faculty, participate in the oversight of recitals, juries, and the instrumental music curriculum, and assign student and staff pianists to private music lessons across the program. DMA, Ph.D., or equivalent in Music, required.

While developing and maintaining a regional and national reputation as an artist/teacher, the successful candidate will show a clear artistic and scholarly agenda and be able to articulate how those goals serve the mission of a liberal arts music program.  The exceptional candidate will show an ability to prepare and teach students in a manner that reflects the diverse range of musical opportunities of the 21st century. As teaching is our foremost emphasis at Seaver College, candidates should also demonstrate exceptional interest and effectiveness in mentoring undergraduate students.

Successful candidates will demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine University's Christian mission and the Mission of Seaver College. The Fine Arts Division and University are broadly committed to belonging, equity, and inclusion and we especially welcome applications from candidates who are dedicated to advancing these ideals. Pepperdine University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please submit all application materials by clicking [Apply on Website] at the top or bottom of this page or visit Seaver Faculty Employment Opportunities for additional information and a link to apply. Application review will begin October 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Ryan Board (

Portland State: Assistant Professor of Piano Deadline: Feb 15, 2024[]

  • The Portland State University School of Music & Theater seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Piano. The successful applicant will be a solo performer of the highest caliber at the national or international level. As a faculty member, this person would teach applied piano to undergraduate and graduate students, teach courses (piano pedagogy and keyboard literature), and coordinate the piano area. In the Class Piano area, this person would teach one 200 level section and supervise adjuncts teaching other sections. This person will be responsible for recruiting new students at the undergraduate and graduate level, and will recruit, train, and supervise Graduate Teaching Assistants in the Class Piano area. It is of vital importance that the candidate has excellent interpersonal skills toward handling the successes and disappointments of a wide variety of students, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues, and promoting the piano program with donors and community partners.
  • Any updates?
  • References contacted the week of Feb. 19
  • Rejection email 3/19 (after all references contacted, but no direct contact from committee)
  • Position filled

Southern Wesleyan University: Collaborative Pianist and Piano Faculty[]

Job type: Full Time

Department: School of Education and Music


  1. Teaching at the undergraduate level, face-to-face, as an applied piano/organ instructor.
  2. Scholarship in the discipline through active teaching, performing, and/or publishing in journals.
  3. Servant-leadership through engagement in service activities within the university and the larger community.


Envision and implement a multi-year plan to grow the piano and collaborative piano program. Serve as the primary accompanist for music majors, for the university choir, and provide music for campus convocations and graduations.

1.          Teach applied lessons in an area of specialty-main focus on piano and organ. Recruit students to participate in ensembles and to programs of study in music. Contribute to musical performances in the music department.

2.          Within the area of specialty: a) collaborate with the Director of Choral Activities in coordinating ensemble performances on campus and in communities, schools, and churches throughout the region and b) foster a close-knit community between students and adjunct faculty.

3.          Teach and develop courses in music depending on the university's need, the candidate's expertise, and future professional development goals.

4.          Actively participate in music scholarship and/or performance activity through research presentations at conferences, publication, or performances at festivals and schools across the region, nationally, and internationally.

5.          Serve as the collaborative pianist working with our music majors in lessons, rehearsals, seminar, recital hour, and performances.

6.          Advise students in their academic progress and demonstrate servant-leadership by engaging in service activities within the university and the larger community.

7. Opportunities for additional accompanying on and off campus may happen over the course of the year. These include, but are not limited to, NATS auditions, playing for special university events, or touring with select ensembles.


  1. Education. Minimum requirement is a Master's Degree.
  2. Teaching Experience. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
  3. Technology. SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and familiar with the use of technology within the academic environment including distance learning and learning management systems. The adjunct must have the technological capabilities to operate within the online environment, including being comfortable using Microsoft Teams conferencing software.
  4. Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU's unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university's Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.
  5. Physical/Environmental Requirements. Visual acuity necessary to do editorial work, proof documents, and manage files. Teaching in an online format requires the instructor to be flexible, available and responsive to the needs of his/her online students.
  6. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion of a criminal background screening.


Applicants should be prepared to provide written responses, as follows:

  • Personal Christian testimony
  • Personal ministry, church involvement or spiritual growth
  • Approach to teaching
  • Integration of faith and learning in your teaching

In addition to completion of the online application, please provide the following digital documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • References

It is the policy of Southern Wesleyan University to provide and maintain equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including but not limited to lactation), disability, genetic information, veteran-status, age, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies. The University reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church, and is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).

Stanford University: 100% FTE Lecturer in Piano[]

  • The Department of Music at Stanford University invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Piano, beginning on September 1, 2024. This is a 100% FTE piano lecturer position with full benefits. Please note: A 50% FTE lecturer position in piano is anticipated to open after the closure of the 100% position in early 2024.
  • The ideal candidate for this position is an engaged, dynamic, creative colleague who possesses not just a dedication to their field, but a strong commitment to the community. We are particularly interested in candidates who:
    • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Have a proven record of teaching individual piano lessons to students from diverse backgrounds and academic disciplines;
    • Have experience coaching chamber music ensembles;
    • Show a record of performance success;
    • Will actively contribute to a campus community that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding;
    • Bring energy and positivity to their interactions, fostering a vibrant and dynamic environment; and
    • Have a vested interest in exploring applications of music beyond the conventional realms.
    • Bonus qualifications include experience in course design and a proven ability to weave different fields of knowledge into the fabric of their teaching approach.
  • Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Teach intermediate to advanced level piano lessons to music majors, minors, and non-majors;
    • Coach chamber music ensembles consisting of students representing a wide spectrum of experience and ability;
    • Work collaboratively with faculty colleagues and contribute to the long-range goals of the keyboard program;
    • Coordinate and participate in piano juries;
    • Serve on student recital juries;
    • Evaluate audition materials from students applying for admission to Stanford;
    • Maintain an active departmental presence that includes participation in concerts and faculty recitals, and attendance at on-campus performances; and
    • Engage fully with Stanford's scholarly and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Qualifications/Required Skills:
    • Doctorate in piano performance or equivalent professional experience;
    • Distinguished professional reputation and a well-documented history of success as a pianist;
    • Documented experience and success teaching piano in an accredited higher education institution or equivalent professional setting;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    • High degree of organization; and
    • Demonstrated interest in community engagement and/or interdisciplinary activities is desirable.
  • Application Instructions: For full consideration, please submit the following materials in PDF format by November 5, 2023 to Bryan Hardester, Director of Finance and Operations at
    • Cover letter;
    • Curriculum Vitæ;
    • One-page teaching philosophy statement;
    • List of three references with phone and email contact information;
    • 2 video links with solo piano performances by the candidate in contrasting styles; and
    • 2 video links of the candidate teaching a piano lesson, preferably with their own students.

State University of New York at Potsdam: Assistant Professor - Music Theory & Collaborative Piano[]

Job Summary/Basic Function::

The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Collaborative Piano. Successful candidates will bring creative and innovative approaches to the study of music, and will demonstrate the capacity to recruit and teach students with diverse interests and backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates with additional expertise in one or more of the areas listed below.

About Crane

Founded in 1886, The Crane School of Music has a legacy of excellence in music education and performance. Life at Crane includes an incredible array of more than 300 recitals, lectures and concerts presented by faculty, students and guests each year. The Crane School of Music is SUNY's only All-Steinway institution and in 2021 was named one of only ten Yamaha Institution of Excellence programs nationally.

The Crane School of Music offers rigorous programs with a strong emphasis on performance and practice, in a tightknit atmosphere. The over 400 students benefit from working closely with our distinguished and dedicated full-time faculty of artists, teachers and scholars.

About SUNY Potsdam

Established in 1816, Potsdam is one of America's first 50 colleges. With more than 200 years of excellence to draw upon, SUNY Potsdam is dedicated to providing transformational student-centered experiences, in a rigorous and highly personalized educational environment, building on our unique culture of creativity and inclusivity. Students, faculty and alumni alike benefit from the spectacular natural beauty of our surroundings here in the foothills of the Adirondacks. Now in its third century, SUNY Potsdam aspires to be a leader in applied learning, scholarship and service.

Required Qualifications::

  • Graduate degree in Music Theory, or in another field of Music with a concentration in Music Theory, at time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated record of success in teaching at the university level.
  • Demonstrated record of success as a collaborative pianist at the university and/or professional level.
  • We are seeking candidates who possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment in and out of the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications::

  • Terminal degree in Music Theory at time of appointment.
  • Degree(s) in piano performance, pedagogy, or collaborative piano at time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated record of success in scholarship in music theory and/or pedagogy.
  • We are, especially, seeking candidates who have worked with, done research with, or taught under-represented groups and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups.

Job Requirements & Essential Functions of the Job::

Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship/creative activity, and service. Teaching duties will include courses in the core music theory/aural skills sequence, supplemented by musical collaboration with students. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain or develop a regional and national reputation, and to participate in service to the university, school, and department. This position may require teaching during evening/weekend hours, online, or at off-site SUNY Potsdam locations.

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Candidates should submit 1) a cover letter outlining how they meet the desired qualifications for this position, 2) an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), 3) a document containing links to three unedited performance videos, 4) a repertoire list of collaborative works, and 5) the names and contact information for three references. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by March 7, 2024.

Local Title if different: Assistant Professor, Music Theory and Collaborative Piano

SUNY Potsdam is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Talladega College: Assistant Professor of Music/Piano[]

Type: Full-Time

Posted: 02/08/2024

Category: Music

Assistant Professor of Music/Piano

Department:Academic Affairs

Type:Full Time

Contact Name:Talladega College Office of Human Resources


Talladega College is seeking qualified, experienced, student-centered, and collegial Assistant Professors to teach in the Music Department. The department provides emphasis in instrument, voice, and piano. This is a tenure-track, nine-month position that reports to the Department Chair and is slated to begin Fall 2024.


  • Teach music courses and applied lessons (e.g., theory, piano, compositions and analysis) in primarily traditional formats
  • Academically advise students, including reviewing transfer credits
  • Recruit and retain students
  • Recommend a schedule of classes to be offered in the department each semester
  • Administer college policies and procedures
  • Develop and assess program and student learning outcomes
  • Actively serve on college committees
  • Review and revise department catalog information
  • Project a professional, positive, and upbeat disposition
  • Provide musical accompaniment at college and community events
  • Meet established deadlines
  • Utilize and remain current with the college's and instructional technologies
  • Perform other duties as assignedQualifications
  • A master's degree with at least eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in Music, Music Performance, Voice, Music Education, or closely related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Evidence of successful college teaching experience is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.Preferred

A terminal degree in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution. Application Process Applications must include:

  1. A Talladega College application
  2. A cover letter addressing the qualifications
  3. A teaching philosophy
  4. A reference letter
  5. A current curriculum vita
  6. Performance video links
  7. Copies of all transcripts
  8. Names, addresses, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least 3 professional referencesSubmit all application materials to: Questions about the application process may be directed to

University of California, San Diego: Assistant Professor of Piano Performance[]

Type: Full-Time

Posted: 09/14/2023

Category: Music

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor of Piano Performance

Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $74,600-$97,200. The posted UC Academic salary scales set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position https :// . The base salary range from the salary table for this position is $74,600 - $97,200. "Off-scale salaries" and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. Additional UCSD salary information can be found here:

Application Window

Open date: September 13, 2023 Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 16, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: Saturday, Jun 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Professorship (full-time/tenure-track) expected to begin July 1, 2024, for a pianist with an innovative performance practice. Applicants should demonstrate a deep, creative engagement with contemporary repertoire, with innovative and experimental practices, and with collaborative music-making. We welcome candidates with multiple practices including, but not limited to, composition, improvisation, scholarship, or emerging forms of interdisciplinary practice.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate piano students, and other courses from the department's curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to an existing departmental culture of inter-area and cross­-disciplinary inquiry and to participate fully in the collaborative musical life of the department. We seek candidates to conduct research, teaching, and service and continue to demonstrate their capacity to contribute to diversity, equity, and belonging. Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Demonstrated track record of at least 6 months professional activity as pianist or creative musician. Preferred qualifications Terminal degree in relevant field (PhD, DMA or MFA), university teaching experience, national artistic profile. Application Requirements Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Teaching Evaluations (Optional)
  • Work Samples - Please provide a PDF upload with links to 3-5 representative work samples. Documentation can take the form of audio or video recordings, or other possibilities.
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Names and contact info only at this time. Letters to be solicited later in the process. Apply link:

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University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor of Piano, College Conservatory of Music[]

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) seeks an experienced performing artist for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Piano beginning on August 15, 2024. The Piano Department, a department within the Keyboard Studies Division, offers the BM, MM, DMA and AD in Piano at CCM, a premiere conservatory for the media and performing arts and a college of the University of Cincinnati.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include:

  • Applied studio teaching of piano and undergraduate or graduate courses in related subjects including, but not limited to, Piano Literature and Chamber Music.
  • Maintaining national and international performance profiles both on and off campus.
  • Participating in divisional, college and university-wide committees, and other service.
  • Other duties may include, but are not limited to: advising doctoral students on documents, projects, and lecture recitals; teaching master classes; and serving the college/university/community through such activities as committee membership, academic advising, and mentoring students.

Minimum Requirements

Prior to the effective date of the appointment, the successful candidate must have either:

  • A Master's Degree in Music in addition to two years of professional performance experience.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Music in addition to a total of seven years of experience. Such experience must encompass five years of progressive post-baccalaureate work experience in piano (publishing scholarly or pedagogical works, recording projects, or touring) as well as two years of professional performance experience.

Application Process

Please complete an online application. Applicants should submit:

  • Letter of application
  • Current CV
  • Summary page with indicators of teaching experience (if applicable),
  • Student accomplishments (if applicable, such as competition performance and employment)
  • Professional experience,
  • Contact information for three professional references,
  • Links to audio/video of current performances and teaching examples (if applicable). We will not accept CDs or other forms of non-electronic media.

Application deadline:

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 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 $68,000 -$72,000 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.


University of Georgia: Assistant Professor in Piano[]

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 3, 2023
Position Summary

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia ( UGA ) announces a tenure track, assistant professor of piano search seeking a colleague to join a vibrant piano area with a strong national and international reputation. Primary duties include applied instruction to undergraduate and graduate piano majors; teaching courses in piano literature, accompanying, and/or other areas aligned with candidate’s expertise; coaching of chamber music; active participation in area activities and recruitment. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure track appointment. Targeted start date: August 1, 2024.


  • Serve as an artist-teacher of piano.
  • Teach applied piano lessons to students from undergraduate through doctoral levels
  • Actively participate in student recruitment in and out of state.
  • Teach piano-related courses as needed, including but not limited to piano literature and accompanying.
  • Coach chamber music.
  • Maintain a productive career as a research/creative scholar and performer
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Contribute to a dynamic, holistic music program that prepares students for a music career in the 21st century.
  • Other duties as assignedSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 6, and until the position is filled. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter describing their academic qualifications and professional experience, showing how they will add value to the program. The cover letter (maximum 3 pages) should highlight information related to their teaching philosophy and specific examples of how their teaching, service, and research/creative activity will support the success of students from a variety of interests and backgrounds. The cover letter should also address areas of potential classroom instruction and other areas of expertise. Additionally, application materials should include the following: YouTube links to at least 3 stylistically diverse, unedited live recordings from performances in the past three years; unofficial transcripts for highest degree earned; names and contact information for a minimum of three references. Candidates may also be asked to provide links to teaching samples at a later juncture. Questions about the application process can be directed to Edith Hollander ( or 706-542-2701); questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Brandon Craswell (, chair of the search committee and/or Dr. Liza Stepanova, Piano area chair, ( Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests. Posting Details Anticipated Start Date: 08/01/2024 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date: 10/03/2023 Job Closing Date; Open until filled The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Minimum Qualifications : A terminal degree in piano (such as a Doctor of Musical Arts, conferred no later than July 1, 2024)

University of Michigan: Associate/Full Professor, Tenure Track, Department of Piano and Department of Voice (Deadline: 15 September 2023)[]

  • Duties: The appointee will teach, develop and coordinate all aspects of the Collaborative Piano Curriculum, as well as successfully work within the collaborative piano field, both nationally and internationally. The MM, DMA, and Specialist degrees contain classes that are vital to students in both Piano and Voice, including voice literature and aria preparation work. The successful appointee may also be given the possibility of conducting in the opera program at the University of Michigan.
  • Required: DMA or equivalent professional experience in Collaborative Piano; demonstrated experience in coaching of both pianists and singers; demonstrated potential for rigorous but responsive curricular development; demonstrated organizational ability; demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities.
  • Preferred: Demonstrated connection to and participation in national and international organizations; demonstrated interest in practical research and advancing the field.
  • Deadline: Review of materials will begin October 1, 2023. Materials need to be received by September 15, 2023.

Any updates?

Jack Strandberg/Missouri Endowed Chair of PIANO / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / UMKC[]

University of Missouri Kansas City: Jack Strandberg/Missouri Endowed Chair of PIANO / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / UMKC

Location: Missouri, United States

Salary: Salary Not Specified

Date posted: Aug 30, 2023

Job Description

Jack Strandberg/Missouri Endowed Chair of Piano

This is a faculty endowed chair position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Music Division. Applicants should be eligible for tenure or tenure-track at rank. This faculty member's workload responsibilities and duties will include:

· teach all applied piano levels and chamber music to undergraduate and graduate students;

· maintain a nationally and internationally prominent performance/research career; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the Keyboard Studies Division;

· contribute to the academic and service environments characteristic of a conservatory within a university; and

· enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community.

The applicant's CV and cover letter should demonstrate a multi-faceted approach to pedagogy and creative activities that impacts a global constituency.

In the University of Missouri System, individuals appointed to endowed chairs and professorships are outstanding leaders in scholarship, teaching, and service . These prominent scholars provide leadership and service to the university and the surrounding community in accordance with the Guidelines for Evaluation of Endowed Chairs and Professors. Applicants for this endowed position are encouraged to review UMKC’s Guidelines for Evaluation of Endowed Chairs and Professors at the following link: .

University of North Texas: Lecturer (Continuing) - Opera Coach[]

  • Position: The College of Music at the University of North Texas is looking for an experienced Opera Coach of high artistic standards and sensitivity to join the faculty of the University of North Texas College of Music in the Division of Vocal Studies (DVS) to support our nationally recognized opera program - UNT Opera. UNT Opera presents three full productions each year, accompanied by the UNT orchestras, and up to two concert operas, in the intimate setting of the Lyric Theater of the Murchison Performing Arts Center. The DVS faculty selects productions carefully with the goal of exposing our students to a wide variety of repertoire in a broad range of musical and theatrical styles. Students are given opportunities for solo or ensemble roles that complement their education both vocally and dramatically (productions are usually double-cast). Preparation for every production emphasizes process as well as product. Through consistent, individualized training, students achieve the highest standards of performing excellence.
  • Teaching Duties: Coach and prepare singers (diction, style, musicianship, dramatic delivery); provide collaborative piano and conducting support for rehearsals, performances, auditions, etc.; serve as chorus master for UNT Opera productions and cover conductor as needed; effectively coach/mentor GAC and other student pianists; work collaboratively with the Opera Music Director and/or Director of Opera; other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Division of Vocal Studies or the Dean of the College.
  • Service: Provide service to the College of Music, the University, and the opera profession in ways that align with the interests of the applicant; collaborative piano support for various outreach, fund-raising & publicity events; help recruit outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Review of applications will begin March 1, 2024 and the position is open until filled.
  • Anticipated start date will be Fall 2024.
  • Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Daniel Bubeck,

Full-time Non-Faculty Jobs for 2024 (Staff Accompanist, etc)[]

Part-time/Adjunct Jobs for 2024[]

Schools with Failed or Canceled Searches[]

General Discussion[]

7/11/23 I will not be actively moderating this page this year, unless there is a problem (someone accidentally or on purpose deletes a bunch of info, spam, vandalism, etc). Academic job wikis can function perfectly fine without a moderator, but to be useful, the members of the piano community will need to post job listings. -5120j

2/11/2024 5120j, Sorry to hear that :(

2/24/24 this is such a valuable resource to us all. We should all contribute where posible to searches we're involved in!