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The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at MICA seeks a specialist in twentieth- and twenty-first century art, architecture, and visual culture of Africa, the Middle East, or South Asia for a full-time position with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution.

Begins: August 2012

The ideal candidate will be familiar with developments in new media and able to relate recent artistic activity to earlier regional practices and forms. Candidates must demonstrate a committed interest and potential excellence in undergraduate as well as graduate teaching and be able to participate in departmental activities and college-committee work. For more information about the department consult the website: Art History, Theory and Criticism


  • PhD in Art History or terminal degree in appropriate related discipline
  • Successful Candidate will be required to complete a full background check

Valued but not required:

  • Minimum 3 years of full-time teaching or relevant professional experience

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

Apply: The College will review applications as received. Although materials received before January 10, 2012 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. For the full position description see our Careers at MICA website link on

To be considered for the position, please apply online through SlideRoom ( Once you have navigated to SlideRoom you will be asked to login or create a login. If you are creating an account you will be sent an email with instructions to activate your SlideRoom account. You will not be able to login and apply until you have activated your account.

Once you have logged in please follow these instructions. These instructions will also be posted in SlideRoom as you are applying.
Submit through SlideRoom as PDF documents:

  • Letter of application
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum vita
  • Publications / writing samples (minimum 1, maximum 3
  • Sample syllabi
  • Three letters of recommendation, submitted directly by referees via

Recommendations are collected online via

Media should be formatted for Macintosh computers, and may include: PDF, JPG, PNG, GIF MOV, WMV, FLV, MP3 files. Links to live URLs may be submitted as well, but will be considered as a secondary source. No slides, prints, CDs etc. please. Please note that the MICA cannot accept, review or be responsible for hardcopies or original copies of portfolio materials. Please do not submit supplemental or original portfolio materials, as they will not be considered or returned.


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