This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department to teach in the area of Illustration. 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 Visual Arts Department and the area head of the Painting/Drawing program.
Examples of Work Performed
Teach courses from foundation level drawing to advanced levels in Illustration using both traditional and digital media processes.
Salary depends on the number of credit hours per class and ranges from $1,265 to $4,815 per course.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Exceptional broad knowledge of the history of art, contemporary art, illustration and design
- Ability to work independently
MFA degree in studio art, design or illustration, or advanced degree in related field and minimum of three years of professional experience in Design
- Advanced communication and self-promotion skills in print and social media
- Strong skills in teaching graphic applications and ability to also teach perspective, figure drawing and sequential drawing (storyboards and graphic novels)
- 2 - 3 years of professional practice in illustration
- Strong facility with graphic applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
- Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body
- 2-3 years teaching experience on the college level
- 3 - 5 years professional illustration experience
- Strong facility to teach motion / animation applications such as Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 04029.
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
Posting Date: Feb 22, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Melissa Furness
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00647414