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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Submit online: One multi-page PDF document.
The first multi-page PDF document should include letter of application, comprehensive CV, statement of teaching philosophy, artist statement, and names and contact information including address, phone and email for three references.
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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.