TEMPORARY LECTURER POSITION IN THE ART STUDIO PROGRAM 2020-2021 - VIDEO
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a lecturer position in the Art Studio Program to teach ART 12: Beginning Video during the Fall quarter of 2020 (Sept. 28 - Dec. 18) and Spring quarter 2021 (Mar. 25 - June 10). The selected lecturer will teach a three-hour studio class twice a week and schedule regular office hours.
ART 12: Beginning Video This course introduces to students to production techniques of video, including shooting, editing, lighting, sound and effects. This beginning level course will introduce strategies and basic skills for visual and audio production within the context of the certain theoretical and conceptual practices within the visual arts. Structural, experimental, improvisational, and image/audio processing approaches are explored in conjunctions with instruction in the use of digital equipment. Development of critiquing skills and a contemporary and historical study of the independent media field and video within fine arts venues are vital parts of the course. Methods of distribution and promotion of art works are also discussed.
Qualified applicants will have an MFA, teaching experience beyond the TA level, a contemporary professional art practice, and expertise in the field of printmaking. The candidate should be prepared to offer alternative online instruction if necessary due to the current Covid 19 pandemic.
10 images of recent work uploaded onto recruit website (no larger than 3MB JPEG file and 3000 pixels on the longer side) and at least 10 Vimeo or Youtube links to examples of your work in moving image.
Detailed image and video list including: titles, dimensions, materials, date of completion, length and description if necessary
List of classes you have taught, where, and when
Samples of course syllabi
Statement of contributions to diversity
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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