MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Department of Architecture
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has an ongoing search for colleagues who are practicing artists and have experience teaching at the college, university or art school level to join the teaching community as a Lecturer in its Program in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT).
The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced foundational courses in contemporary art. In addition, the ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to developing the activities, educational structure, and methodologies of the Program in Art, Culture and Technology, including the expansion of the Master’s degree program and the development of a trans-disciplinary Bachelor’s degree. The candidate should be inclusive, knowledgeable and articulate in historical and contemporary issues of art, visual culture and related fields. He or she must be committed to working constructively with all facets of the program and be able to coach students on all levels with highly interdisciplinary interests.
The successful candidate must have a Master of Fine Arts degree or equivalent; significant experience teaching at the college, university or art school level; be knowledgeable and articulate in historical and contemporary issues of art, visual culture, and related fields. Experience developing new curriculum or growing academic programs a plus. (Full lecturer job description)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of intention and teaching philosophy
- Well-organized selection of artistic work, presented in a manner to make it easy to review
- Names and contact information of at least two references
- Other supporting material is appreciated such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements) and/or critical reviews of applicant’s work by others
MIT is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
ACT is always looking for reliable student workers! To apply for student jobs, including Teaching Assistant, and AV Checkout, Office Support, and Events and Communications Assistants, visit the student jobs page.