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Adjunct Faculty position in the First Year Experience. The FYE department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this part-time faculty position to teach studio courses in a non-tenure institution. Â
MICA's First Year Experience has been crafted to provide a rigorous, integrated curriculum that reflects the diversity of our people and our learning pathways. Please visit this website to learn more about our program: MICA FYE
We seek part-time faculty members to join our faculty. We review interested applicant materials on an ongoing basis as openings arise. To be considered, please submit materials as indicated below and indicate which class(es) for which you would like to be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Versed in traditional and contemporary art and design practices
Ability to work with analog and digital processes within the classroom space
Specific skill sets required depending on courses applied for
Ability to work with first year students in a rigorous art and design learning context
The ability to successfully engage a diverse student body
Collaborative and collegial approach to working the MICA community
A strong record of professional excellence as demonstrated by a portfolio work and exhibition activity or the equivalent
Personal commitment to teaching on a college level
Proficiency in a range of techniques applicable in the FYE program courses
Candidate will be required to complete a full background check
MFA or equivalent experience
College/University teaching beyond assistantships
Experience working with communities outside of the home institution
*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.
Slideroom:Â You will be asked to login or create a login and submit one multi-page PDF document.
Brief cover letter indicating courses of interest
Detailed teaching CV that includes courses taught and skills
Image portfolio of professional and student workâup to 10 images of each
Reporting to this position: No direct reports
Satisfactory background check
Physical demands and work environment:
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)
Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Required training:Â Exhibitions Department Installation Guide and Policy handbook, MICA Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
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: R633
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.