Lecturer in Fine Arts
University of California Santa Barbara
United States


Lecturer in Fine Arts 

Job #JPF02797
  • Theater and Dance / College of Letters & Science - Humanities and Fine Arts / UC Santa Barbara

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. The actual appointment percentage is variable, derived from an estimated full-time (100%) annual salary range of $68,247 to $70,295.
Percent time: 67%
Position duration: The department is recruiting for the possibility of teaching the full academic year (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters), though single quarter appointments will also be considered, dependent upon performance and departmental needs.

Application Window

Open date: June 25, 2024

Next review date: Monday, Jul 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Mar 31, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The Department of Theater and Dance invites applications for a teaching position in the following areas of specialization: Dance History and Performance. The department seeks an individual passionate about teaching Dance 45: Dance History and Appreciation, a large lecture course in dance history (500+ students per quarter, consisting of both majors and non-majors), with the possibility of teaching the full academic year (Fall/Winter/Spring Quarters). Dance 45 is in its 27th year as one of the most popular General Education courses on campus, serving a campus-wide need for lower division Arts electives.

Work will be in person on the UCSB campus; reimbursement for travel and housing expenses will not be provided. Information about the UCSB Department of Theater and Dance is available through the Department’s web page: http://www.theaterdance.ucsb.edu/. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Salary is based on UC’s salary scales and depends on qualifications.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have completed all requirements for a PhD (or equivalent) in Dance/Performance Studies/History or related field, except the dissertation, at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

A PhD in Dance/Performance Studies/History or related field is required by the time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications

Teaching experience at the college or university level.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Dance Studies Syllabus - sample syllabus

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

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

References will only be contacted for the proposed candidate after that candidate has been identified as a finalist for the position.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02797

Help contact: hfahnestock@ucsb.edu

About UC Santa Barbara

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20. For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


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