Appel à candidature : lecteur en histoire de l’art contemporain (University of Central Florida, août 2016)

SVAD LogoThe School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a non-tenure earning, nine-month lecturer in Art History or Visual Culture. The anticipated start date is August 2016, pending the availability of funding.

The position requirements are to teach four courses per semester, engage in committee service, participate in campus and community life, and maintain regular office hours. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. The successful candidate is expected to design and deliver both undergraduate and graduate courses that inspire approximately 3,000 SVAD majors and minors in the following areas of study: animation, architecture, art history, digital media, film, game design, graphic design, information design, applied design, and studio art.

UCF offers the following degrees: Architecture (B.D.), Art (B.S., B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.) Digital Media (B.A., M.A., and M.F.A.), and Film (B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.). More information about the school and our offerings is available at:


Position Minimum Qualifications 
Ph.D. in Art History and/or Visual Culture from an accredited institution, with emphasis on global contemporary practices and theory. Evidence of college level teaching, effective communication skills and technological proficiency.

Contemporary art historian able to incorporate critical theory and practices within a global context (outside Latin America). Must be willing to create new and deliver pre-existing courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and teach large lectures (200+ students), mixed mode, and online courses.

Additional Application Materials Required
The university requires that all candidates apply online at  In addition to the application, please upload the following individual PDF documents: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) syllabi; 5) list of courses taught; 6) contact information for three professional references; and 7) two letters of recommendation.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be uploaded at that time. The site will not accept more than 10MB total per applicant. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

The review of completed applications will begin on November 16, 2015. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts. Please direct search related inquiries to:

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) is housed in the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) at the University of Central Florida. UCF is one of the most dynamic universities in the country. Offering 212 degree programs, it has become an academic and research leader in numerous fields, such as optics, modeling and simulation, engineering and computer science, business administration, education, science, hospitality management, and digital media. UCF and its 12 colleges provide opportunities to 60,000 students from all 50 states and 140 countries. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is the nation’s second-largest university. UCF is called a “Top Up-and-Coming” national university by U.S. News & World Report, a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

Position Number: 36113
Class Title: Lecturer, Art History or Visual Culture
Class Code:  9005
Administrative Title: No Administrative Function
FTE: 1.0-Full-Time
Job Open Date: 10/16/2015
Job Close Date: 11/12/2015
Open Until Filled: No
Division: Academic Affairs
College/Area: College of Arts and Humanities
Department: School of Visual Arts and Design
Annual Salary: Negotiable
Type of Appointment: Regular
Job Category: Faculty
Contact: Please direct search related inquiries to:
Primary Category: Art and Art History
Secondary Categories: Visual Studies
Posting Date: 10/16/2015
Closing Date 11/12/2015

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