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Inst/Ast Professor of Organ

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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 782229
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, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Professor of Organ

Position Summary

Teach organ as a secondary instrument for students whose major instrument is piano. Oversee the maintenance of the organ in the Alumni Chapel. Develop criteria for guest organists for weddings, funerals, etc. Work with College administration to develop an organ recital series. Collaborate with colleagues and students to advance the College of Music mission of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

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


Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements

Proven success as an organ teacher and performer.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor or master’s degree in organ.

Required Application Materials

Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (including email address and phone number).  In addition, letters of recommendation (including email information) from three references should be uploaded separately in the applicant tracking system.  Letter writers may appear on the list of references. 


Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Special Instructions

Later in the search process, candidates may be asked to submit additional materials, such as teaching/performance videos and transcripts.

Application inquiries can be directed to:  David Rayl, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Research, and Creative Endeavors, College of Music

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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

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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