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Open Position: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
ELIA member Maryland Institute College of Art
issued a call for nominations and applications for a position of Vice Provost for Graduate studies.
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 undergraduate, graduate and continuing studies students from 48 states and 54 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News and World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.
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, colour, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, socio-economic status and marital status. MICA recognises diversity and inclusion as fundamental to its community and central to excellence in art and design education. Candidates whose experiences in professional practice, teaching, research, or service have prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence at MICA are welcomed.
About the position
The Maryland Institute College of Art invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Provost for Graduate Studies. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice Provost will be joining MICA at a pivotal moment in the College’s history and will have the opportunity to collaborate with MICA’s students, faculty, staff and institutional leadership in realising MICA’s new mission and vision for transforming art and design education. Under the leadership of President Samuel Hoi, the MICA community has newly articulated its historic commitment as a socially engaged anchor institution in the City of Baltimore with global reach that attracts students and teachers/practitioners from around the world. For MICA, the empowerment of artists and designers as agents of social and cultural transformation is a key strategy for advancing art and design education and is essential to MICA’s commitment to fostering creative agency at both the local and global levels. MICA seeks a Vice Provost who shares this vision and who will work collaboratively with partners across the institution, in the region, and around the world to advance the development of MICA’s graduate programs in support of these bold ambitions.
MICA welcomes interest from candidates who share a common conviction that a powerfully reimagined approach to art and design education is and always has been a critical tool for transforming the world. Strong candidates may come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, including from schools of art and design or from comprehensive research universities. They should hold the terminal degree in their discipline, which should be either within art and design or a closely related field. It is critical that candidates demonstrate a passion for art and design as practitioners, teachers, and/or scholars, and have a significant record of achievement and innovation as a leader within a higher education environment.
Applications, writing and portfolio materials are submitted through micahr.slideroom.com
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The College will review applications as they are received. Materials received prior to the deadline dates outlined in each job posting are best assured of receiving full consideration, though all positions will remain open until filled. All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in strictest confidence.
For more information about MICA’s open faculty positions, please contact David Bogen, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, at email@example.com.