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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Art/Painting and Drawing
University of California Los Angeles

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Art/Painting and Drawing
University University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Application Deadline 11/15/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Art - Painting/Drawing
    Art - General
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Art/Painting and Drawing

University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06479

The Department of Art, in the School of the Arts and Architecture at UCLA, invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track (full/assistant/associate) position in painting and drawing. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate art students in the area of painting and drawing, with an emphasis on contemporary studio practices. We are seeking candidates who will actively contribute to the Department and University in creating a community of students, staff, and faculty richly diverse in cultural backgrounds, experiences, and viewpoints. We are actively encouraging assistant-level applications.

  • BA or BFA required.
  • MFA preferred but not required.
  • Distinction as an artist working primarily in painting and drawing.
  • Proven exhibition record and/or showing great potential for active exhibitions.
  • Demonstrated teaching skills.
  • Ability to teach both studio and seminar courses.
  • Expertise in the history and current practices in the field of painting and drawing and in-depth knowledge of contemporary art issues.

Applications must include the following:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter including narrative bio
  • Statement of Teaching - including approach and experience mentoring/advising of under- represented student groups.
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) describing past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • 20 images. Please upload each image separately.
  • Names and contact information (mailing address, email address and phone number) of three professional references. (Letters of recommendation are not requested at this time).
  • Teaching evaluations (if available)

The School of the Arts and Architecture is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body in response to the changing population and educational needs of the City of Los Angeles, State of California, and the nation. The Department of Art values intellectual, cultural, and creative inquiry. Personal qualities such as originality and initiative are important assets that will contribute to a successful application. Applicants who would make meaningful and unique contributions to the intellectual and social interchanges within the profession are especially encouraged to apply.

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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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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