Temporary Lecturer Positions in the Art Studio Program : 2019-2020
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a lecturer positions in the Art Studio Program to teach classes in several disciplines during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Please note all courses offered are contingent on available funding.
Appointment Dates: Several appointments will be made. Expanded course descriptions for courses that may be available are available upon individual request. The number of courses assigned for each appointment varies depending on type of course and percentage of appointment. The service dates are listed below:
Fall Quarter: September 23 - December 13, 2019 Winter Quarter: January 3 - March 20, 2020 Spring Quarter: March 26 - June 11 2020
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach one or more undergraduate studio and/or lecture courses in the Art Studio major. A lecturer teaches a three-hour studio class twice a week and holds regular office hours for his or her students. Teaching may also involve field trips, exhibitions, special projects and guest speakers. Candidates may be asked to teach l-6 courses for the year depending on departmental need and candidate's availability. The percentage of appointment depends on the type and number of courses assigned. The following courses could be offered for the 2019-2020 year pending available funding:
ART 2: Beginning Drawing ART 5: Beginning Sculpture ART 7: Beginning Painting ART 8: Beginning Ceramic Sculpture ART 9: Beginning Photography ART 11: Beginning Printmaking ART 12: Beginning Video ART 101: Intermediate Painting ART 102A: Advanced Painting: Studio Projects ART 110B: Intermediate Photography: Digital ART 142A: Intermediate Ceramic Sculpture: Industrial Production Methods ART 149: Introduction to Critical Theory ART 151: Intermediate Sculpture
Qualifications: Applicants should be artists with professional practices and expertise in their respective discipline. Qualifications include an MFA and teaching experience beyond the TA level.
Salary and Appointment Level: Commensurate with experience and course assignment.
Letter of intent including desired course(s) to be taught
20 images of recent works uploaded onto recruit website (no larger than 3MB JPEG file and 3000 pixels on the longer side)
A detailed image list including titles, dimensions, materials, date of completion, and description if necessary
List of classes you have taught, where, and when
Samples of course syllabi
Three names of academic references with contact information
This is a non-tenured, temporary position: the appointments to the title of Lecturer are self-terminating (no further notice on non-reappointment will be forthcoming) and do not create an obligation on the part of the University either to extend or renew the appointment outlined above. Any reappointment will be preceded by an assessment.
Proof of citizenship or eligibility for US employment required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986).
This position is subject to UC policy and is covered by a collective bargaining unit.
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