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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Music
Department: Music 10030598
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Visiting Assistant Professor - Jazz Saxophone

Position Summary

Teach jazz saxophone lessons and studio class to undergraduate and graduate students; supervise students in the MA in the Jazz Studies program; perform in the faculty jazz ensemble (Michigan State University Professors of Jazz); teach Improvisation; conduct Jazz Octet; guide students in professional activities.

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.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Proven successful teaching skills at the university and/or professional level; performance experience at the professional level; master’s degree and/or equivalent professional experience.

Required Application Materials

To apply, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, link to performance recordings and three letters of recommendation to: Chairperson, Jazz Saxophone Search Committee, c/o LaConya Murchison, 215 Music Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824. Applications will be reviewed continuously beginning on June 20, 2022 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Department Statement

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

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