A reasonable estimate for this position is $7288/per quarter to $7964/per quarter.
Open date: June 6, 2023
Next review date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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.
The Department of Design Media Arts (DMA) at UCLA is looking to hire temporary, part-time lecturers to teach during the 2023-24 Academic Year. Areas of study in the department may include undergraduate or graduate courses in the following areas: Interactivity & Games, Video & Animation, and Visual Communication & Image, Drawing & Color, Form, Motion, Typography, Word & Image, 3D Modeling & Animation, Game Engine.
BA required; MFA preferred; relevant professional experience.
Detailed information of the courses listed above can be found on our website: http://classes.dma.ucla.edu/index.php
About our undergraduate program:
The Design Media Arts (DMA) undergraduate program emphasizes innovative creation with digital and mass media within the context of a public research university. The curriculum features a solid foundation in form, color & drawing, motion, typography, and interactivity, followed by a broad selection of area studies courses in video, visual communication, network media, game design, and narrative. The program culminates with the senior projects classes where each student defines his/her own senior project based on individual interests within the areas of interactivity and games, video and animation, and visual communication and image. This uniquely challenging and diverse program invites students to balance aesthetic sensibility with logical reasoning, formal theories with practical application, and contemporary thought with historical perspective. Most courses are taught as studios of no more than 22 students, which encourage individual growth and fosters a sense of community within the department.
Rather than focusing on narrow professional development, our curriculum fosters experimentation across a range of different media. We privilege a social outlook, process, experimentation, and personal growth over conservatism and commercialism and we search for students who share the same goals. We strive to provide a broad education that encourages young people to make new connections, to analyze complex situations, and to think critically.
For more information about our undergraduate program and our students’ broad, innovative, and diverse areas of study, please visit http://gallery.dma.ucla.edu/filter/undergrad.
For information about the Department of Design Media Arts (DMA), please visit http://dma.ucla.edu/.
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 Design Media Arts 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.
This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html.
Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.
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