Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Studies (liberal arts electives in writing)
Maryland Institute College of Art
October 11, 2020
Academic/Faculty, Other - Academic/Faculty
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Graduate Studies offers an array of electives that support graduate student development as writers and researchers in their art and design endeavors. Courses provide in-depth support of academic and creative writing across genres, as well as customized support for thesis writing. These courses are small seminar style, typically meet once a week throughout a 15-week semester. Openings in foundational 1.5-credit Â âwriting workshopsâ and capstone 3-credit thesis writing courses.
General purpose: To provide instruction in writing and research for graduate students in diverse art and design fields. Â Summary of Essential Functions: Â· Â Â Â Holds class session once a week for the duration of the class. Â· Â Â Â Provides instruction that meets the Graduate Liberal Arts Elective learning outcomes. Â Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Â· Â Â Â Diverse approaches to writing (multiple disciplines or genres) Â· Â Â Â Academic writing conventions Â· Â Â Â Methods for teaching college-level writing Â Preferred qualifications: Â· Â Â Â Advanced degree in TESOL or applied linguistics, or terminal degree Â· Â Â Â Experience teaching writing to individuals or groups Â· Â Â Â College teaching experience Â· Â Â Â Experience teaching artists and designers Â· Â Â Â Experience with research methods in the social sciences or in art & design fields Â Conditions of employment: Â· Â Â Â Satisfactory Background check Â About Graduate Studies: Graduate Studies at MICA brings together a vibrant community of 390 graduate students who are pursuing degrees in one of 20 different graduate programs within Â a diverse range of creative fields including art, design, education, community engagement and activism, community engagement and activism, business, research and scholarship. As part of a dynamic network of specialized programs, each graduate program creates a distinct learning environment for students to advance their practices and contribute to the discourse of their respective fields. Graduate Studies provides opportunities for graduate students across these programs to come together and strengthens connections through a dynamic offerings of shared coursework, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, events, and activities. Graduate Studies is committed to achieving greater equity and diversity of all levels among our faculty, staff, and students and welcomes applications from people of color, indigenous or First-Nations people, women, and LGBTQ people (including gender non-conforming and transgender people).Â
MICAâs art education graduate programs are nationally recognized for their success in preparing art education and community arts and engagement professionals who successfully integrate personal artistry with the skill and understanding to direct the art making of others. The pedagogy that supports this vision is hands-on and learner-centered; firmly grounded in studio practice and research; and context-sensitive â with a particular interest in interdisciplinarity, equity, and social justice.Â Â
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Internal Number: R507
About Maryland Institute College of Art
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.