TEMPORARY LECTURER POSITION IN ART STUDIO 2023-2024 – VIDEO ANIMATION
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for a lecturer position in Art Studio to teach an Upper Division class in VIDEO ANIMATION, during the Spring quarter of the 2023-2024 academic year. Service dates: 3/28/24-6/13/24, MW 5-8PM. A lecturer teaches a three-hour studio class twice a week and holds regular office hours.
These classes introduce and instruct students in the techniques of video art animation along with the historical and conceptual background necessary for contemporary practice at all levels of undergraduate teaching. These courses should integrate practical skills with conceptual foundations in a way that takes advantage of the instructor’s strengths, interests and background. Applicants should be artists with professional practices and expertise in the field of video. Qualifications include an MFA or the equivalent, 3 years college/university level teaching experience beyond the TA level, expertise in the discipline and experience teaching Video Animation. Candidates with diverse viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.
Please note this course will be offered contingent on available
Closing date for applications is October 12, 2023. Please submit the following materials to the recruitment website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF05902
• Letter of intent
• Teaching statement
• 4-6 samples of animations (pdf with links to samples to videos)
• 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.