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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Art/Painting and Drawing

Position overview

Position title: Professor of Painting and Drawing

Application Window

Open date: September 1st, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Oct 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Nov 15, 2021 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.

Position description

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.

Qualifications
• 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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    BA or BFA is required.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Cover letter including narrative bio

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement of Teaching should include approach and experience mentoring/advising of under- represented student groups.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Teaching Evaluations - If available.
    (Optional)

  • Image #1 - Please upload 20 images of your work. Upload each image separately.

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Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Names and contact information (mailing address, email address and phone number) of three professional references.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06479

Help contact: elsehenry@arts.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA