Academic Specialist for Community and Socially Engaged Arts (Posting -- Michigan State University, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

17 Nov 2014 9:32 PM | Anonymous member

The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State University seeks an Academic Specialist for Community and Socially Engaged Arts.  The full-time, academic year (9 mo) position is in the continuing system.

The successful candidate will teach courses; work with faculty and community partners on new and existing socially engaged arts projects at the local, regional, national, and international levels; and collaborate with faculty on new and existing arts and civic engagement initiatives, such as contributing to the development of a possible minor in arts and activism. S/he is expected to demonstrate ongoing excellence in her/his field of creative practice or research.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.


Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Graduate degree and at least five years experience working in the arts (visual, music, new media, performance, theatre, dance, spoken word, social practice, etc), with special attention paid to community based and socially engaged arts; terminal degree (MFA or PhD) preferred.


Special Instructions to Applicants

For more information or to apply, go to Click on Search Postings at left, enter 0309 in the Posting Number field, and click Search.  From there, follow prompts.  All applicants must apply using this application portal.


All candidates should submit: letter of intent detailing career goals and interests; curriculum vitae; copies of their diplomas; a link to an online portfolio of creative work, and full names and contact information of three individuals submitting letters of reference.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.  The University actively encourages applications of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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