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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 551316
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Music
Department: Music 10030598
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Education/Training

Position Summary

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, 2019.


Required Degree

Masters -Music, Business or related field

Minimum Requirements

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

Cover letter and CV

Special Instructions

Applications will be reviewed as needed.


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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