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Part-time - Technical Instructor 2024-25

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: See Table #15 at for the salary range for this position. Annual Salary Range $66,259-$186,466. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Window

Open date: March 13, 2024

Next review date: Saturday, Mar 1, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Mar 1, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

Position description

The UCLA Department of Art is creating a pool of candidates to teach undergraduate production courses and graduate-level special topics technical studio courses for the 2024-25 academic year. Techniques and processes may vary year to year based on student need and emerging technologies.

Examples of undergraduate production course topics may include: basics of shooting, editing, and output for still and moving images; professional setups and standard practices; post-production techniques, tools, and processes; instruction in basics of shooting, editing, output, and display; and, instruction in use of cameras, lights, and microphones. Production courses are 17% time, per quarter.

Examples of graduate level technical studio course topics include: digital technology and construction; use and maintenance of CNC routers, CNC plasma cutters, laser cutters, 3D scanners and 3D printers; traditional wood and metal fabrication; ceramic construction using hand-building and wheel throwing technique; proper kiln maintenance, kiln loading, and firing gas and electric kilns; how to use the 3D scanners and 3D printers in multiple media, as well as other digital technologies; and, instruction in software. Instruction will also emphasize and train students on safety and maintenance of equipment. Graduate level technical studio courses are 33% time, per quarter.

Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)


Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

After initial interview, references may be contacted.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA