Assistant Professor (Artist/Teacher of Piano)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Arts and Architecture
School of Music


The School of Music in the College of Arts and Architecture is looking for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach studio piano to undergraduate and graduate piano majors; teach undergraduate and graduate piano literature courses; supervise student recitals and monographs; perform as a soloist and chamber musician with colleagues; and participate in the academic life of the School of Music. It is expected that the successful candidate will maintain an active and highly visible regional, national, and international performance and outreach (i.e. master-class/workshop/adjudication) schedule that will recruit excellent pianists to the school. A doctorate in Music is required; Professional performance experience in solo and collaborative endeavors, and two years of successful college-level teaching experience preferred. Start Date: Fall semester, August 2020. To apply upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, and a list of links to recordings of 30 minutes of solo repertoire plus optional chamber or concerto recordings. Screening of applications will begin on October 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should be prepared to submit when requested, additional materials documenting teaching effectiveness, which may include teaching videos. Questions may be directed to Lea Ann Bloom, Assistant to the Director,

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088