Assistant Professor

United States, North America
Feb 28, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Position Information

Posting Number: 9144

Internal Posting Date: 02-27-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 03-24-2014

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Music

Primary Department: 10030598 MUSIC

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


Work Hours:

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary commensurate with experience

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

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Position Summary: Teach Jazz Guitar to undergraduate and graduate students Recruit and retain a class of high quality students Supervise students in the MM in the Jazz Studies program Maintain national/international visibility as a performer and educator Perform in the faculty jazz ensemble (Michigan State University Professors of Jazz) Teach Jazz Improvisation Conduct Jazz Combos Class Guide students in professional activities.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A master's degree and/or equivalent professional experience; proven successful teaching skills at the university and/or professional level; performance experience at the professional level.

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Desired Qualifications:

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please upload your letter of application and curriculum vitae to this online system (both documents must be received in order for your application to be considered complete). You will also be prompted to provide the e-mail addresses of three references; each reference will be automatically contacted by this system via e-mail and asked to upload a recommendation letter. Finally, your performance recordings must also be shared with the committee members via Dropbox; please invite the following members to view your Dropbox account containing your recordings:,,,,, and

Review of application will begin on March 24, 2014 and will until the position is filled.

If you experience any difficulty submitting these application requirements, please contact Shawn Mahorney:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Rodney Whitaker/ University Distinguished Professor/

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation Non Union