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Lecturer - Art Practice
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Jul. 19, 2019
Title Lecturer - Art Practice
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 3/13/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Art Education
 
 
Recruitment Period
Open date: March 14th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Mar 13, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description
The Department of Art Practice at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of part-time lecturers to teach courses in (but not limited to) ceramics, drawing, photography, painting, sculpture, video, seminars in contemporary global art, cross-media foundations courses, interdisciplinary critique, and museum studies. Some of these courses are offered in summer sessions only. Please indicate your availability and preference for Summer or Fall 2019, or Spring 2020. Please see campus general catalog at http://guide.berkeley.edu/courses/art/

Applicants can apply to more than one discipline. Please stipulate at the top of your letter which discipline(s) you are applying for. The number of available positions will vary, depending on the needs of the Department. (UC Berkeley's academic calendar can be viewed at http://registrar.berkeley.edu/)

Duties include teaching a studio and/or lecture course (or courses), advising students, and holding regular office hours. A Lecturer helps students build conceptual and critical foundations, and practical studio skills that may focus on materials, form, content, history, and process. In summer session, each course meets for a total of 10-16 hours per week for 6 weeks. Academic Year courses are either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday and each course meets for 6 hours of lecture per week (3 hours x 2 days a week).

Basic qualifications: Must possess an advanced degree or be enrolled in an advanced degree program by time of application.

Additional qualifications: Possess an advanced degree by start date.

Preferred qualifications: MFA or equivalent international degree by start date, outstanding oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and teaching experience.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Approximate starting salary of $6,021(part-time 11% position for Summer Session). Approximate starting salary of $54,738 annually for 100% appointments during the academic year. Some credit may be given to prior college-level teaching experience.

This pool will remain open until March 13, 2020 to accommodate upcoming course needs and new applicants. Appointments for summer are usually reviewed in March, appointments for the fall are usually reviewed in April, and appointments for spring are usually reviewed in October. If you wish to remain in the pool after March 13, 2020, you will need to reapply. Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists.
Applicants can direct questions to Erik Nelson at erik_nelson@berkeley.edu.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02107

Additional information on the Department and campus can be found at http://art.berkeley.edu

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.

The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family. 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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. The Department seeks candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Job location Berkeley, CA

Document requirements

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Artist Statement - 750 word max.

Statement of Teaching - 750 word max.

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