Instructor - Fixed Term
The College of Music seeks instructors to teach special topics courses in music entrepreneurship and music career development in the fall, spring and summer semesters. These positions will be filled per course/per semester, on an as needed basis.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in arts entrepreneurship, including grant writing and funding research, marketing and public relations, financial management for self-employed artists, legal issues in the arts, self-management, booking, and touring, creating a music-based entrepreneurial venture, and other business topics.
Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the program has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years to begin as early as May, 2022.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Music, Business or related field
Candidates must have at least two years of part-time or full-time teaching experience at the college level, as well as five or more years of experience as a working musician or music industry professional or a combination of equivalent relevant experience. Successful applicants must also have experience presenting workshops or lectures on music business, careers in music, or entrepreneurship.
Required Application Materials
Letter of Interest
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Applications will be reviewed as needed.
Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
With 70 faculty members, the Michigan State University College of Music serves approximately 650 majors and offers a comprehensive range of degree programs from baccalaureate through the doctorate. For more information about the College, please visit our website at http://music.msu.edu/.
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