Full-time Faculty, Digital Media Studies, Technology, and Visual Culture
Maryland Institute College of Art
October 4, 2019
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The College seeks applications for a full-time, renewable appointment in digital media studies, technology, and visual culture, broadly defined. The Art History Department seeks a candidate with a background in visual culture, art history, film and media studies, and/or game studies to advance and diversify MICAâs current curriculum. The successful candidate will contribute to the continuing development of curriculum in the art history department that provides historical and theoretical grounding for undergraduate students whose art and design work is facilitated by traditional and emerging technologies. We seek a scholar who can cover a broad topical, chronological, and geographical range in their teaching.
We are also particularly interested in candidates who can speak to intersectional issues, including diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will engage with transnational flows and processes of cultural exchange and/or address popular culture. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching studio art and design majors as well as humanities and art history majors, and will engage in innovative modes of instruction.
This faculty member will teach 18 credits per year (three courses per semester) at an art and design school nationally known for its dedication to teaching excellence, a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, and the importance of the fine arts. The candidate will be capable of teaching all levels of the undergraduate program and have a broad understanding of the history and theory of visual culture in addition to specialized knowledge of a particular field.
In addition to teaching, all full-time faculty are expected to pursue research and/or professional engagements that contribute to the educational mission of the Department and College. Faculty are also required to meaningfully contribute in a variety of areas that include: all aspects of departmental operations and institutional governance including departmental management, advising, institutional and departmental committee service, and scheduled departmental and student activities.
PhD in a relevant field by August 2020
Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching studio art and design majors and humanities students at the undergraduate and graduate level
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
Preferred Qualification:Â Â
Two years of full-time teaching experience at the college level beyond graduate assistantships
Salary: Commensurate with experience and college policy; excellent benefits package.
Apply: The College will review applications as received. Materials received before November 15, 2019 are best assured of receiving full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
*Applications MUST be initiated via the MICA website. During your application on MICAâs website, you will be redirected to Slideroom to upload supporting materials as directed below. After you have uploaded your materials on Slideroom, please complete your application on MICAâs website.
Â Slideroom:Â You will be asked to login or create a login and submit two multi-page PDF documents.
The first multi-page PDF document should include a letter of application, comprehensive CV, three sample syllabi, and names and contact information including address, phone, and email for three references who are willing to submit letters of recommendation.
The second multi-page PDF document should include a published writing sample of not more than 20 pages.
Please format PDF documents for screen resolution and viewing. No physical media are requested and sent materials will not be returned.
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
Applicants must apply online for each job in which they are interested. You will not be considered for any job for which you have not specifically applied. We do not accept applications via email, U.S. mail, or fax. Successful candidates for any staff or faculty positions will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
Internal Number: R460
About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.
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