Faculty positions at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA): Gender/Sexuality/Queer Studies

Job details:
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Expiring Date: 15 February 2019
Date: 17 December 2018
Sector: Other
Function: Teacher/Reasearch Fellow
Contract: Full Time, Tenure Related
Salary: Salary according to the experience
Place of work: United States (Baltimore)
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

Job Description

The Department of Humanistic Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art
invites applications for a full
-time continuing faculty appointment, beginning August 1, 2019, in any
humanities or social science discipline. Candidates are require
d to have expertise in gender, sexuality,
and queer studies, including western and non-
western theories of gender and sexuality, and an
interdisciplinary and/or transnational approach. This hire is part of an initiative to diversify and
internationalize de
partmental strengths in intersectional approaches to scholarship and pedagogy.
We would welcome applicants who have experience in community engagement and community
based teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in their
specialty as
well as core courses in the Department of Humanistic Studies.
The faculty position will teach eighteen credits per year (three courses per semester) at a professional
art and design college internationally known for its dedication to e
xcellence in teaching and its
rigorous liberal arts curriculum. The interdisciplinary nature of the Department and College requires
that faculty meaningfully contribute to all aspects of departmental operations and institutional
governance including advisi
ng, institutional and departmental committee service, and scheduled
departmental and student activities during the school year. Full
-time faculty are expected to pursue
research and/or professional engagements that contribute to the educational mission of the
Department and College.
Ph.D. by August 1, 2019;
Minimum 1 year of full
-time teaching experience (at the college
-level beyond graduate
assistantships is preferred).
Ability to teach courses to a multi
-lingual, multi-
cultural student body.
Record of research or professional engagement commensurate with experience.
Candidate must successfully complete a full background check.
3 years of full
-time teaching experience (at the college
-level beyond graduate assistantships is
Commensurate with experience and college policy; excellent benefits package.
MICA will review applications as received. Materials rece
ived by
January 2, 2019 are
assured of receiving full consideration, but position will remain open until filled. All inquiries,
nominations & applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
Application Instructions
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Job Title:
Gender/Sexuality/Queer Studies
Humanistic Studies
Academic Affairs
-time position with a multi
-year renewable contract in a non
-tenure institution
Reports to:
Michael Sizer (Chair of Humanistic Studies)
Please Submit via Slideroom:
● Cover Letter addressing teaching and research.
● Curriculum Vitae (CV) which includes the names and email addresses of three references.
● 2
-3 sample syllabi.
If we feel your application meets our needs, we will request
additional materials including letters of
reference. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype, phone, or Facetime.
The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), founded in 1826, is consistently
ranked among 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 s
of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college
-bound students, and children. MICA is also
recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring
many public and community
-outreach programs, including more tha
n 100 exhibitions by students,
faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually, as well artists’ residencies, film
series, lectures, readings, performances. Visit the College’s website at https://www.
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, a
nd/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, fa
culty, 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. MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a
-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and
hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410
For more information about MICA’s open roles, please contact David Bogen at [email protected].

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