Lecturer in Art
University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Letters & Science - Humanities and Fine Arts - Art
United States

Lecturer in Art


  • College of Letters & Science - Humanities and Fine Arts - Art



Open date: June 12th, 2018
Last review date: June 29th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 31st, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


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 during the 2018-19 Academic Year.


Multi-disciplinary Lecturer with an emphasis in any one or combination of the following areas: Digital Media, Video, Visual Literacy


Courses needed may include an introduction to digital video courses that embrace video and the moving image as an evolving medium in relationship to its contemporary and historical forms. This includes the applied use of digital video technology (camera work, editing, distribution), the function of video as a medium for exhibition and display, and the critical study of video's potential to encourage student creativity and imagination, as well as engaging its relationships to film, theater, television, digital systems, popular, poetic, and political cultures.


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.


Basic qualifications: Applicant should possess 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.
Apply at: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01264


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 31, 2018. 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.



Santa Barbara, CA



Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Samples of Artistic Work - Total of 10-15 Samples Required (If more space needed, two additional slots listed as optional)

  • Samples of Artistic Work - Additional Space for Art Samples


  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. 

  • Samples of Artistic Work - Additional Space for Art Samples 

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)



  1. Create an ApplicantID

  2. Provide required information and documents

  3. If any, provide required reference information

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