Limited-Term Lecturer in Media Arts and Technology

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Limited-Term Lecturer in Media Arts and Technology


Franklin-School of Art

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Founded in 1937, the Lamar Dodd School of Art is one of the largest university art programs in the nation, with more than 1100 art majors and minors across 13 areas of undergraduate and graduate study. The world-renowned faculty promote an atmosphere of inclusiveness, experimentation, innovation, creative inquiry, and scholarship.The School is organized into 13 areas: Art Education, Art History, Ceramics, Painting and Drawing, Fabric Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalwork, Photography, Printmaking, Scientific Illustration, Sculpture, and Studio Core. In addition to curricular breadth at the undergraduate level, the School offers five graduate degrees in three disciplines: studio art, art education, and art history. The School attracts highly qualified and talented students who are seeking to study art at a major research university. The faculty is made up of nationally and internationally recognized artists and scholars who promote an atmosphere conducive to experimentation, innovation, creative inquiry and scholarship. In addition to impressive on-campus facilities, the school also has vibrant off-campus experiential learning programs. The School sponsors a three-week Maymester program in New York City, along with a study-abroad program in Cortona Italy that offers full studio facilities and many of the of the same courses taught on the Athens campus.The School is housed in five different facilities on campus, including a recently completed contemporary art gallery, the Athenaeum. Its $40M main building opened in fall 2008 with state-of-the-art studios, lecture halls, galleries, and a visual arts library and is located next to the Georgia Museum of Art, the School of Music, and the Performing Arts Center. Additional information about the School of Art is available at: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, people from historically excluded groups, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a portfolio containing evidence of expertise with the scope of the position (upload PDF portfolio into application, and/or indicate link(s) to website or online videos on the CV). Applicants will be asked to provide contact information for three professional references, who will be contacted later in the process. The cover letter (maximum 2 pages) should address the applicant’s ability to fulfill the responsibilities listed above, as well as how their teaching, service, and research/creative activity have supported the success of students from underrepresented backgrounds or identities. Applicants who have not yet had these experiences should explain how their work will further UGA’s commitment to diversity.

To ensure full consideration, please apply by May 22, 2022. Questions about the application process can be directed to LeeAnne Krause ([email protected] or 706-542-1511); questions about the
position can be directed to Michael Marshall ([email protected]).

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit or call (706) 542-2222.

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Limited Term Faculty (EX)

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None (position not eligible for annual contract)

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Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree in Art

Position Summary:

The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia (UGA) seeks an inspired and engaged educator to teach and develop courses engaging Media Arts and Technology with an emphasis on technology and time-based media courses within the Photography and Expanded Media program. The program spans the history of the medium from large format cameras and historic printing processes to the latest in digital technology, mixed media, and installation. This is a limited-term appointment starting Fall 2022. It is a full-time (9 month), benefits eligible appointment with a 100% teaching assignment consisting of 4 classes in the fall term and 4 classes in the spring term. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for one or two years, with UGA approval.


  • Teach undergraduate classes in introductory and advanced video art .
  • Develop and teach courses in hypermedia and new media .
  • Co-teach Ideation and Methodologies in the Core curriculum through the perspective of time-based media and technology.
  • Contribute to the development of updated learning objectives within the curriculum for expanded media and video art.
  • Teach a course or courses related to the candidate’s main area of research or related topics.

Additional Requirements:

  • MFA Preferred. Candidates with a non-terminal master’s degree must document exceptional accomplishments in their respective field and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

  • Minimum one year college level teaching.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

  • Evidence of strong teaching skills.
  • Ability to develop and teach course work in the areas of applicant’s expertise.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
  • Ability to contribute to a dynamic, holistic program that prepares students for various careers in creative industries in the 21st century.

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Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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