Temporary Lecturer in Visual Arts
University of California, San Diego, Division of Arts and Humanities
United States

Temporary Lecturer in Visual Arts 2019-2020


  • Arts and Humanities - VISUAL ARTS



Open date: July 25th, 2018
Last review date: December 1st, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 31st, 2019

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.



VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT, University of California, San Diego 
The Department of Visual Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego (http://visarts.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. 

We are seeking applicants for Temporary Lecturer position(s) in all areas of the Visual Arts Department including Studio Art (painting, sculpture, drawing, performance and hybrid practices), Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts and Speculative Design (basic electronics, physical computing and controllers, time based multimedia public performance with processing and/or PD, Arduino and Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred), Media (digital film / video, photography, multimedia installation, audio visual performance and sound design), and Art History/Criticism (Western and Non-Western, including, but not limited to, Chinese, Renaissance, Baroque/Early Modern, and Modern/Contemporary). Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, with the possibility of renewal. Positions available beginning the 2019/2020 academic year contingent upon funding. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship and/or professional recognition. Possessing a MFA or PhD is preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong and/or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. 

Proof of eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986)

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales.

Application deadline is December 1, 2018.

To apply, please access RECRUIT, our electronic system at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01825.
Applications must include a cover letter (explicitly stating which area(s) you’re applying to – i.e. Media, Studio, Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts, Speculative Design, Art History) with a description of research, training and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations (if available). Also include undergraduate classes that you could teach within our curriculum (http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/courses/VIS.html), name and contact information of one reference (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files), and evidence of work in the field. The evidence may be in the form of off prints of articles, copies of books, etc... in PDF format that can be uploaded into the RECRUIT online electronic system. OR provide URLs and a link to online portfolio that is specifically curated for the search committee, prioritized with your most accomplished work.

Applicants should also submit a separate personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp for further information). 

Please reference position number POOL-2019-2020 on all correspondence. 

UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.



San Diego, CA



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

  • Cover Letter - Specify explicitly what area/discipline you are applying for (Studio, Art History, Computing, Media, Spec Design). Describe RESEARCH, TRAINING and TEACHING EXPERIENCE.

  • Evidence of Work in the Field - Upload a PDF document that includes an active URL link to online portfolio or link(s) to publications, articles etc.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Can scan teaching evaluations into one PDF document and upload here (strongly advised to included teaching evaluations if available) 

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1 letter of reference required



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