Lecturer in Art, University of California, Santa Barbara
The Department of Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach in the Department of Art for upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.
We are seeking multi-disciplinary Lecturers with an emphasis in any one or combination of the following areas: Painting, Drawing, Spatial Studies/Sculpture, Photography, Print, Digital Media, Digital Video/Animation, Visual Literacy, Performance, Sound, Public, and Contemporary Practices. Courses needed may include introductory and advanced topics, hands-on studio, lecture, and seminar classes, within the designated fields listed above.
Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from one quarter to one year at 33 to 67% time with the possibility of reappointment.
Applicant must possess an MFA or an equivalent graduate level degree (e.g. an MFA or MA from a foreign country).
College or University teaching experience and a record of exhibitions and projects are desired.
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. We strongly encourage applicants to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. These statements, if submitted, will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, research, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity, such as effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups; demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education; and contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 10-15 samples of artwork, and contact information for three to four references as well as any other relevant documentation.
The pool will close on October 30, 2020 If you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.
Please note: The use of a lecturer pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the review date specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.
Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement. Information about the UCSB Department of Art is available through the Department’s Home Page http://www.arts.ucsb.edu
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.