Employment Opportunities



Assistant/Associate Professor of Piano
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:               

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate piano with possible other class in a piano related area
  • Perform faculty solo and chamber music concerts
  • Recruit and retain a class of high-quality graduate and undergraduate piano students
  • Develop and maintain visibility in the state, region, nation and internationally as a performer and artist teacher

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven success as a performing artist
  • Proven successful studio teaching at the university level
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience

APPOINTMENT:

  • Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor
  • Academic year appointment will be in the tenure system
  • Position is available August 16, 2020

APPLICATION:

To apply, please visit the MSU careers website: careers.msu.edu and select posting # 617169 in the faculty/academic staff section.

Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, live recent video recording of varied solo repertoire (additional recordings of chamber music and/or concertos may be submitted), and three current letters of recommendation. Directions for submitting this material will be found on the MSU job postings website listed above.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS: January 15, 2020

Applications will be reviewed continuously and will be accepted until the position is filled.
 



Director of Orchestras
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:               

  • Provide artistic and organizational direction for a major university orchestral program
  • Recruit and lead a graduate conducting program of national and international prominence

QUALIFICATIONS:                   

  • Significant professional/university orchestral conducting experience
  • Expertise in contemporary chamber ensemble repertoire
  • Ability to provide artistic vision and inspiration
  • Experience as a teacher of conducting
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience

APPOINTMENT:                      

  • Salary and rank commensurate with background and experience
  • Academic year appointment will be in the tenure system
  • Position is available August 16, 2020

APPLICATION:                       

To apply, please visit the MSU careers website: careers.msu.edu and select posting # 603686 in the faculty/academic staff section.

Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of references including phone and e-mail contact information, and links to video recordings of live rehearsals and performances. Videos should be easily accessible to the committee members (YouTube, Google Drive, etc.).

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS: October 15, 2019

  • Applications will be reviewed continuously beginning on October 15, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Finalists will be invited to campus in February/March 2020.

 


 

With 70 faculty members, the Michigan State University College of Music serves approximately 600 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 www.music.msu.edu.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities and individuals from other underrepresented groups that can diversify the impact of data analytics across the university mission.