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Visiting Lecturers (2) in Studio Art
University of Florida

Date Posted Mar. 27, 2020
Title Visiting Lecturers (2) in Studio Art
University University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, United States
Department School of Art & Art History
Application Deadline Apr. 9, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 16, 2020
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Digital Media
    Art - Painting/Drawing
    Art - General


Two Positions: Both Full-time, 9 month, non-tenure accruing visiting faculty positions

Salaries: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The School of Art and Art History seeks two Visiting Lecturers in studio art.

One of the two positions requires a background in painting, video and 2D digital animation to teach in our Interdisciplinary Studio Program.

The other position requires a clear commitment to drawing (or drawing and painting) as an expanded practice, possessing a broad knowledge of drawing (material, technique, form and content), having the ability to articulate contemporary, historical and conceptual issues and having the ability to teach various approaches to drawing from figurative to conceptual and to interface between drawing and interdisciplinary practices.

Both positions will teach a 2-3 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level including observational painting, drawing, introductory digital imaging and video courses most appropriate to each position’s expertise.

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Responsibilities of both positions:

Teach a 2/3 course load of undergraduate to graduate level courses in 2D and 4D media
Active participation in our learning community
Participate in shared governance through service to the School, College and University
Contribute knowledge of contemporary issues, art history and contemporary critical theory and practices in area of specialization


Minimum Qualifications of both positions:

MFA in Studio Art
Relevant teaching or instructional experience
Strong organizational, management and communication skills
Evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity, and inclusion
Evidence of a commitment to innovative and cross-disciplinary curricula
Knowledge of art history and contemporary critical theory

Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate will bring to the position:

Teaching experience of 1 – 3 years beyond graduate assistantship at the university level

  • The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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Contact Information

  • Julia Morrisroe
    School of Art & Art History
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL


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