Full-time Faculty, Performance Studies & Theater, Humanistic Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
Full-time appointment in Humanistic Studies Department. The Department of Humanistic Studies at Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time 1-year special contract in Performance Studies & Theater to begin August 2018.
We seek a passionate teacher-dramaturge who can design and teach interdisciplinary courses ranging from performance theory and dramatic literature to the practical aspects of performance and staging (acting, directing, writing, costuming designing sets) to our undergraduate and graduate art students. In addition to teaching 18 credits per year, the outstanding candidate will also oversee our theater concentration and its production of one main-stage performance a year. Preference will be given to candidates interested in interdisciplinary performance studies, world theater or community theater.
The Humanistic Studies Department is the place where students engage in intensive and wide-ranging study in the humanities at MICA. Whatever their specialization, all full-time faculty must be prepared to teach the first-year foundation course in our department. The strong candidate for this position would contribute skillful teaching, devotion to the humanities, and a wealth of theater experience to this first-year program. Full-time faculty participate in all aspects of departmental operations and institutional governance, including departmental management, advising, institutional and departmental committee service, and scheduled departmental and student activities.
- Evidence of innovative and successful teaching in the field of performance studies.
- An MFA in performance studies, directing, acting, or dramaturgy
- Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
Valued, but not required:
- Ph.D. in the Performing & Theater Arts, or other comparable experience preferred.
- Professional or semi-professional directing, acting, dramaturgical, or related performance experience.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and college policy; excellent benefits package.
Apply: The College will review applications as received. Although materials received before January 1, 2018 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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About MICA: The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), founded in 1826, is consistently ranked in the very top tier of visual arts colleges in the nation and enrolls approximately 1,800 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students. MICA offers programs of study leading to the BFA, MA, MAT, and MFA degrees, as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children.
Located in the City of Baltimore, MICA is committed to an expanded understanding of the role of creative citizens in communities and unique approaches to cross-cultural, economic, and political contexts and partnerships. MICA accelerates the knowledge, skills, habits, and work of creative people who are self-reflexive, visionary, and entrepreneurial. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-based programs, including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually, as well artists’ residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances. Visit the College’s website at www.mica.edu.
As part of our ongoing efforts to create a more equitable and inclusive campus community, MICA is committed to diversifying its faculty and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the equity and excellence of our academic community. People of color, people from underrepresented groups, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
MICA is an equal opportunity employer. As an educational institution dedicated to individual development in the visual arts, MICA nurtures, supports, and celebrates diversity in all of its forms including aesthetic, cultural, and philosophical and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, socio-economic status, and marital status. This requires that the College develop and maintain a diverse community of trustees, administration, staff, faculty, and students; and that diversity is a fundamental philosophic value that informs the content of all of its programs and activities. MICA’s commitment to diversity prepares its graduates to excel professionally and assume leadership roles in a global context.
|Secondary Categories:||Art / Art History
Theatre and History of Theatre