Assistant Professor of Music, Jazz Saxophone

Tallahassee, FL
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42287

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 10/02/2017


College of Music


Teach undergraduate and graduate jazz saxophone lessons.
Teach classes across the jazz curriculum, including improvisation, large and small jazz ensembles, and jazz ensemble techniques.
Recruit and maintain a studio of outstanding students.
Other responsibilities include master’s committees, student advising, and service to the area, college, and university appropriate to rank.


Baccalaureate degree required.
Significant professional performance experience and proven artistry as a performer.
Strong commitment to teaching and recruitment of outstanding students.


A Masters degree is preferred.

Other Information

Review of applications will begin on September 11, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact Info

For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Michelle M. Pohto at or (850) 644-9254. All other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at

University Information

The Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 16 colleges and schools with 2,300 faculty serving a student body of more than 42,000 students. The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and some 1,000 students, offers a wide range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through the doctorate. See the College of Music web page at:

Anticipated Salary Range

Tenure track. Salary competitive.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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In addition, please upload a single document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references (mailing address, phone, e-mail). Applicants should also upload representative recordings of their playing. Go to, create a new user profile, and follow the prompts to imbed YouTube videos and/or upload audio or video files directly.

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