Integrated Arts Program Director (Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty)
Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences' Klein Family School of Communications Design
University of Baltimore
Vacancy Number 300749
9-month faculty position with benefits package
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Application screening will begin March 30, 2017. The academic selection team needs to receive complete applications with all required documents attached and needs prospective colleagues to have the required documents ready to attach in our system before starting or submitting electronic applications.
The University of Baltimore's Klein Family School of Communications Design invites applications for a tenure-track (open rank) faculty position in Integrated Arts (beginning in August 2017, contingent on final budgetary approval).
Integrated Arts combines, in a unique way, courses in the traditional and applied fine arts and humanities with courses about the civic and business aspects of the arts. The program's mission is to prepare students to help the arts, artists, and arts organizations succeed and prosper in the 21st century. The University is located in midtown Baltimore's Station North cultural arts district; among our neighbors are Center Stage, Everyman Theatre, The Lyric, The Baltimore Symphony, Maryland Institute College of Art, Peabody Conservatory, arts and film festivals, and numerous gallery spaces. The innovative Integrated Arts program uses the neighboring arts and cultural communities as its laboratory. The program recently introduced a specialization, Performance Studies Baltimore, in collaboration with the Baltimore School for the Arts, Everyman Theater, and the Hippodrome Foundation, to prepare students for jobs in theatre.
directing and continuing to develop the university's B.A. program in Integrated Arts;
advising majors in the program,
teaching face to face and online courses in Integrated Arts, as well as other KFSCD undergraduate programs and possibly in the graduate programs.
Working with multiple constituencies to coordinate and integrate arts and arts administration at the University of Baltimore
Advocating for co-curricular arts events and activities
Networking with area artists and arts organizations
Supervising and coordinating internships
Developing and revising curriculum
Identifying, recruiting and supervising adjunct faculty
Candidates with a record of creative and/or scholarly activities appropriate to the rank of assistant or associate professor are especially encouraged to apply. We seek an individual with potential for excellence in teaching and service to their profession and the university; a leader in program development, recruitment and retention of students, and constituency building; and a productive scholar or creative artist.
Required: A terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in an area related to the Integrated Arts program; expertise in at least one of the visual or performing arts; and higher education teaching experience.
Preferred: Administrative experience especially in arts administration and/or cultural arts history; experience working with curriculum; a demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies; 3-5 years of higher education involvement; evidence of deep trans-disciplinary appreciation for the business and civic roles of the arts in local and regional culture.
For more information about the University, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Klein Family School of Communications Design, go to http://www.ubalt.edu/cas/about-the-college/schools-and-divisions/school-of-communications-design/index.cfm.
Salary, rank, and appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's background, experience, and record of achievement. Employment offer is contingent on the position's funding.
Electronic applications are required. Before submitting your application, save these four PDF (preferred format) or Word documents:
1. current curriculum vitae
2. a letter of interest addressing qualifications, as well as teaching and leadership philosophy
3. a list of references
The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by March 30, 2017 will receive full consideration.
Visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1198 for access to the electronic application.
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