Adjunct Faculty, Interactive Arts

Maryland Institute College of Art

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Welcome to the official site for employment opportunities at MICA. At MICA, we value diversity and empower our employees to use their talent in a variety of ways. We are pleased that you are looking to grow your career at MICA!

Position:

Part-time appointment in Interactive Arts. The Interactive Arts Department of Maryland Institute College of Art invites applications for this part-time faculty position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning Spring, 2022.

Job Description:

The faculty position will teach minimum of 3 credits 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 various levels of the undergraduate program, be proficient in traditional techniques, and have a broad understanding of new approaches to the Interactive Arts field.

The interdisciplinary nature of the Department and College requires that faculty maintain an active professional practice and meaningfully contribute in a variety of areas. In addition to teaching, all part-time faculty are expected to pursue research and/or professional engagements that contribute to the educational mission of the department and college.

Requirements:

  • BFA degree
  • Knowledge in various aspects of the Interactive Arts practice.
  • Candidate must successfully complete a full background check
  • Experience teaching concepts of interactivity, experience design, and media arts at the college-level beyond graduate assistantships is preferred.

Conditions of Employment: Satisfactory Background Check results

Additional Information:

Salary: Commensurate with experience and college policy.

Apply: The College will review applications as received. T he position will remain open until filled. All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

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: 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.