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Digital Arts and New Media Department (DANM): Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

Recruitment Period

Open August 10th, 2018 through Monday, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
If you apply to this recruitment by June 1st, 2020, you will have until June 30th, 2020 to complete your application.

Description

The Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) M.F.A. Program [http://danm.ucsc.edu/] at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), which serves as a center for the development and study of digital media and the cultures they help create, invites applications for an ongoing pool of part-time Lecturers.

DANM courses address interdisciplinary artistic and scholarly research and production, in the context of a broad examination of digital arts and cultures. Lecturers will generally be appointed to teach courses that address current theory and practice, but course topics may also include mechatronics, participatory culture, performative technologies, or playable media.

Applicants with expertise in theory and practice of digital arts and new media are strongly encouraged to apply. The campus is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Lecturer

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.F.A. (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application; or two years of artistic and creative work resulting in publications or exhibitions at the time of application
  • Demonstrated record of having taught at least one course at a college or university.

POSITION AVAILABLE
Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00607
Please refer to Position # JPF00607-19P in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

Reference Requirement

Applications must include three confidential letters of recommendation*. Note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.htm.

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through June 1, 2020. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning fall quarter 2018 through spring quarter 2021. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.


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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). More information is available at the APO website (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/104.000%20.html) or call (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4300.

VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT http://apo.ucsc.edu

8/8/18

Job location

Santa Cruz, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required