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Video Full-time Faculty


Deadline:
Wed Dec 13, 2006 05:37

Position:
Full-time opening in Video. The Video Department of Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) invites applications for this continuing full-time position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution.

Begins:
Fall 2007. The College seeks an experienced video/ film artist to teach production and post-production on a variety of levels at an art school nationally known for its dedication to teaching excellence, a rigorous liberal arts curriculum and both traditional and new studio technologies. The full-time teaching load will consist of eighteen credits per year, which normally will be assigned as three courses per semester. The selected individual will also be required to participate in all aspects of departmental operations and institutional governance including advising, institutional and departmental committee service and scheduled departmental and student activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough technical and conceptual knowledge of video and/or film production and post-production. An additional knowledge of installation, interactive media, internet, sound and/or 2D/ 3D animation is encouraged. An MFA degree or equivalent professional experience; strong record of professional excellence as demonstrated by a body of work and related activities, and a personal commitment to teaching on a college level are required. Teaching experience on a college-level beyond graduate assistantships is preferred.

Salary:
Commensurate with experience and college policy; Excellent benefits package.

Apply:
The College will review applications as received. Although materials received before January 17, 2007, 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.

Send:
Letter of application and statement of teaching philosophy; CV; list of 3 references w/ address, phone, email; and documentation of professional work on a DVD. All materials must be labeled with candidate’s name and address.

To:
Video/ Film Artist Search; Video Department; Maryland Institute College of Art; 1300 Mount Royal Avenue; Baltimore, MD 21217

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, philosophical, racial, ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, disability status and socio-economic. 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.

The College:
Maryland Institute College of Art ­­-considered among the best in the nation- is celebrating over 175 years of providing professional education in the visual arts. Its 1600 undergraduate students work towards a BFA Degree in fifteen visual arts disciplines and its 200 graduate students are candidates for the MFA, MA or MAT Degree in one of ten professional programs. The College is conveniently nestled within the artistic and educational section of Baltimore known as the Mt. Royal Cultural Center. Washington D.C. is located 40 minutes to the south of Baltimore and New York City only 2 ½ hours to the north by train. Visit the College’s website at www.mica.edu