Full-time Faculty, Design Historian- Art History, Theory, and Criticism
Full-time appointment in Art History, Theory, and Criticism. The Art History, Theory, and Criticism Department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this full-time faculty position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning Fall 2017.
The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism is seeking to fill a full-time, renewable position teaching the history and theory of industrial, product, and graphic design in a department that offers courses to undergraduate and graduate students. We are especially looking for candidates who can teach both general and specific courses in these areas of material culture across a broad topical, chronological, and geographical range. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching studio art and art history majors and will engage in new modes of teaching instruction such as hybrid or online courses.
The faculty position will teach 18 credits per year (three courses per semester) at an art 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 art and design in addition to specialized knowledge of a particular field.
The interdisciplinary nature of the Department and College requires that faculty maintain an active research agenda and 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 and coordinating the department exhibitions of student work during the school year. 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.
• MA degree in a relevant field no later than Spring of 2017
• Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching studio art and humanities students at the undergraduate and graduate level
• Minimum two years of full-time teaching experience at the college level beyond graduate assistantships, or commensurate experience in a museum context
• Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
Valued, but not required:
• PhD in a relevant field
Salary: Commensurate with experience and college policy; excellent benefits package.
Apply: The College will review applications as received. Although materials received before January 1, 2017 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.
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Submit online: Two multi-page PDF documents.
The first multi-page PDF document should include:
• Letter of application
• Comprehensive CV
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Three sample syllabi
• Names and contact information including address, phone and email for three references who will 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 nor will be returned.
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.