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October 12, 2022

Full-time positions

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Courtesy of MICA.

The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) invites applications for full-time academic positions beginning fall 2023. The College seeks dynamic and innovative candidates for the following positions:

Full-Time Faculty and Program Director, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting MFA
The ideal candidate will have an established practice that demonstrates a critical engagement with painting, including: a dedicated painting practice; critical writing on painting, culture and theory; engagement with contemporary issues; and an understanding of the future of painting and its possibilities.

Academic Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
The academic associate dean is a twelve month administrative leadership position supporting curricular operations with the goal of creating more sustainable, transparent, and collaborative systems and processes, as well as forwarding innovative programs and partnerships that realize MICA’s mission, vision, and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization.

Full-time appointment in the Graphic Design (Undergraduate) program
The MICA Graphic Design department seeks applications for a full-time faculty position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution. The educator will teach courses across the undergraduate GD curriculum which is devoted to pedagogy and research within a framework of curiosity, generosity, collaboration, and critical inquiry.

Full-time appointment in the Illustration (Undergraduate) program
The Illustration Department seeks candidates that are experienced illustrators and educators and are active in both their professional and academic careers. Candidates should have the ability to teach at multiple levels: from freshmen to seniors. Candidates should be able to develop syllabi for current and new courses, design diverse assignments, achieve common outcomes for each class, critique student artwork, both individually and in groups and are able to lecture knowledgeably and eloquently on illustration topics.

Full-time appointment in the Product Design program
The Product Design Department’s curriculum and philosophy encourages students to explore both traditional and emerging practices in the broad sense of the discipline with a focus on sustainability, entrepreneurship, and local/global practices. The candidate will be capable of teaching all levels of the undergraduate program, be proficient in traditional and emerging techniques, and have a broad understanding of new approaches to Product Design.

Full-time faculty and Program Director, First Year Experience (FYE) programMICA seeks an experienced, dynamic, and visionary academic leader and a creative practitioner, educator, and colleague, with teaching and leadership experience at the foundational level, ready to lead the First Year Experience operations, management, and curricular development. The program director is the administrative leader, and assumes responsibility for curriculum and program facilities, academic programming and budgets, program assessment, management of full-time and part-time faculty as well as part-time faculty hiring.

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Application materials are submitted here. Please select the faculty search you are interested in to see a full description and application instructions.

The college will review applications as they are received. Materials received prior to the deadline dates outlined in each job posting are best assured of receiving full consideration, though all positions will remain open until filled. All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in strictest confidence.

About MICA
Acknowledged nationally as a premier leader in art and design education, the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is deliberately cultivating a new generation of artists — one that is capable of seamlessly integrating innovation, entrepreneurship and creative citizenship with contemporary approaches to art, design and media.

MICA is redefining the role of the artists and designers as creative, solutions-oriented makers and thinkers who will drive social, cultural, and economic advancement for our future.

As the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation, MICA is located in Baltimore, deeply connected to the community. It is a leading contributor to the creative economy regionally and a top producer of nationally and internationally recognized professional artists and designers. Visit the College’s website at www.mica.edu.

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