In 1967, V.A. Musin started working at the Leningrad University at the Department of Civil Law, where his teaching career took him through all the stages from assistant to professor. In 1976, he defended his doctoral thesis The Marine Insurance Contract under Soviet and Foreign Law. Insurance of Ships and Cargoes.
From 1989 to December 22, 2019, V.A. Musin headed the Department of Civil Procedure of the Law Faculty of the Saint Petersburg State University.