TEMPORARY LECTURER POSITION IN ART STUDIO 2023-2024 – ART 149: Theory & Criticism in Contemporary Art
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a lecturer position in Art Studio to teach ART 149: Theory & Criticism in Contemporary Art during Winter 2024. Service dates: January 5 – March 22, 2024.
A lecturer teaches an 80-minute lecture class twice a week and holds regular office hours.
This class introduces students to the ideas and language surrounding the theoretical nature of contemporary art for both undergraduate and graduate students in order to advance their critical understanding in the visual arts through global artistic issues, both current and historical.
Applicants may be artists and/or scholars with professional practices, current engagement and expertise in the field of Art Theory and Criticism. Qualifications include an MFA or equivalent, college/university teaching experience beyond the TA level, and prior experience teaching this subject. Candidates with diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.
Please note this course will be offered contingent on available funding.
Closing date for applications is October 12, 2023.
Please submit the following materials to the recruitment
• Letter of intent
• Teaching statement
• 15 images of recent artwork and/or upload 1-3 essays relevant to the contemporary art field (images no larger than 3MB JPEG file and 3000 pixels on the longer side)
• A detailed image list including titles, dimensions, materials, date of completion, and description if necessary
• List of classes you have taught, where, and when
• Samples of course syllabi
• 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.