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Temporary Lecturer 2018-2019

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT, University of California, San Diego
The Department of Visual Arts within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body).
We are seeking applicants for temporary Lecturer position(s) in art history/criticism (Western and Non-Western, including, but not limited to, Chinese, Renaissance, Baroque/Early Modern, and Modern/Contemporary) studio art (painting, sculpture, drawing, performance and hybrid practices), computing in the arts, including basic electronics, physical computing and controllers (particularly Arduino), time based multimedia public performance practices (particularly with Processing and/or PD), and design (particularly with Adobe Creative Suite). Digital Film / Video, Photography, Multimedia Installation, Audio Visual Performance and Sound Design. Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, with the possibility of renewal. Positions available beginning the 2018/2019 academic year contingent upon funding. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship and/or professional recognition. Possessing ABD, MFA or PhD is preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
Proof of eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on published UC pay scales.

Application deadline is February 23, 2018
To apply, please access RECRUIT, our electronic system at
Applications must include a cover letter (explicitly stating which area(s) you’re applying to – i.e. Media, Studio, Computing, Art History) with a description of research, training and teaching experience; a curriculum vitae; teaching evaluations (if available) also include undergraduate classes within our curriculum that you could teach); name and contact information of one reference (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files) and evidence of work in the field. The evidence may be in the form of off prints of articles, copies of books, etc. in PDF format that can be uploaded into the RECRUIT online electronic system. OR provide URLs and a link to online portfolio that is specifically curated for the search committee, prioritized with your most accomplished work.

Applicants should also submit a separate personal statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (see for further information).
Please reference position number POOL-2018-2019 on all correspondence.
UCSD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Specify explicitly what area/discipline you are applying for (Studio, Art History, Computing, Media, Spec Design). Describe RESEARCH, TRAINING and TEACHING EXPERIENCE.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Evidence of Work in the Field - Upload a PDF document that includes an active URL link to online portfolio or link(s) to publications, articles etc.

  • Teaching Evaluations (if any) - Can scan teaching evaluations into one PDF document and upload here (strongly advised to included teaching evaluations if available)

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 1 letter of reference required