Lecturer-Photography

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department to teach Photography courses. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position. This temporary Lecturer recruitment pool is anticipated to remain continuously active until December 31, 2017, at which point all applicants will be cleared from the pool. Applicants are encouraged to apply to future recruitment pools after that date.

This position reports to the Visual Arts Department and the Photography Area.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Instructing students to use photography as a tool for creative expression
  • Evaluating photographic projects for conceptual and technical merit
  • Introducing students to examples of fine art photography
  • Teaching a wide variety of photographic theories, practices and techniques


Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to demonstrate photographic techniques to students.
  • Ability to convey complex artistic theories and concepts to students


Minimum Requirements
  • MFA in Photography
  • Ability to teach analog and or digital photographic practices
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body
  • Knowledge of historical and contemporary photographic artists, genres, and styles



Preferred Qualifications
  • 2-3 years teaching experience
  • Expertise in leading critiques of photographic work
  • 3- 5 years of commercial and studio practice


Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 04027.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers. Salary depends on the number of credit hours per class and ranges from $1,265 to $4,815 per course. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Required Application Materials: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30120 - CAM-Visual Arts

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Feb 22, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Brian DeLevie

Posting Contact Email: brian.delevie@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00660681

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