The College of Creative Studies (CCS) at the University of California Santa Barbara seeks one or more contemporary artists for temporary part-time lecturer position(s) to teach Print and Artist's Books in the CCS Art Major during the 2019-20 academic year. Temporary positions are variable in terms of duration and percentage of time. This is a non-tenure track, non-ladder, non-academic senate position. Ideally, one lecturer will be appointed to the position to teach in both Winter and Spring Quarters at 33%. The service period begin date for Winter Quarter is January 6, 2020. The service period begin date for Spring Quarter is March 30, 2020. This appointment is anticipated to be for academic year 2019-2020 only, with the possibility of reappointment in future years depending upon program needs and job performance.
Duties include teaching courses that focus on the medium of print, letterpress and original artist's books, and which promote the creative and intellectual growth of students.
Applicants must possess an MFA or an equivalent graduate level degree from a foreign country (e.g. an MFA or MA) at the time of application. A minimum of six months of teaching experience at the College or University level, and a record of exhibitions and projects are required by time of appointment. Strong interpersonal skills and experience in contribution to diversity are desired.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
CCS is a small undergraduate college designed for self-directed students in the sciences and humanities within a world-class research university. It provides a rigorous, accelerated program facilitating original work for its students who are among the most capable on campus. Further information about the CCS Art program can be found at www.ccs.ucsb.edu.
To apply, please submit application materials here: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01599. Applicants must submit the following: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching, and 10-15 Samples of Artwork. Applicants must also provide contact information for 2-3 references. Teaching evaluations may be submitted if available.
In addition, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an optional Statement of Contributions to Diversity. If submitted, the statement will be reviewed for evidence of teaching, creative activity, professional and/or public service contributions that promote diversity and equal opportunity. Examples of such contributions might include the following:
effective strategies used for the educational advancement of students in various under-represented groups
demonstrated contributions to the advancement of equitable access and diversity in education
contributions furthering diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through participation in such activities as recruitment, retention, and mentoring of scholars and students.
To receive primary consideration, all required application materials must be received by the first review date: October 10, 2019. Completed applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2019 or until the position is filled, whichever comes first. If you would like to be considered after that date, and the 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.
Due to the short timeline for appointment for this position, candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.
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.
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