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Temporary Faculty Pool, Art & Design - Art History

Employer
California State University at Dominguez Hills
Location
Dominguez Hills

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Arts & Humanities, Design, Fine & Performing Arts
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 537586
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Time Varies, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Temporary Faculty Pool

Department of Art and Design – Art History Instruction

College of Arts and Humanities

Position Description

The Department of Art and Design at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), offers three distinct B.A. degrees, one in Art, one in Art History and one in Design. We invite highly qualified, motivated, and well-organized, applicants for a temporary pool of part-time teaching appointments in all three of these areas. This application is for Art History instruction.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Department of Art and Design Mission Statement

The Art and Design Department at CSUDH offers rich arts education and programming. We offer three distinct B.A. degrees for study in the areas of Art, Art History and Design, with minors including Art, Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Digital Graphics, and Photography. Our world-class faculty provides support to students in and out of the classroom. We take full advantage of existing in one of the world’s great art centers and the tremendous diversity that is Los Angeles. The Department cultivates rigorous, cross-disciplinary programs that prepare students for professional and post-graduate work. Graduating seniors from Design and Art organize presentations and exhibitions of their work as a final culmination of their tremendous efforts. The B.A. in Art provides foundational knowledge that encourages students to CREATE utilizing the newest technologies with traditional art media. Our B.A. in Art History students EXPLORE and learn critical thinking skills and visual literacy, bringing them into the rich world of the Humanities and asking them to research art from many eras and cultures. With the new B.A. in Design, students learn the different aspects of design in the areas of print, web, UI/UX, illustration, photography, motion design, and CONNECT to the professional industry through required internships.

For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/art/

The Position

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. The Fall term begins in late August and ends in mid-December; the Spring term begins mid-January and ends in mid-May. Opportunities for teaching during the Summer Sessions may also be available.

Responsibilities

Teach assigned courses in the department’s curriculum and serve weekly office hours based on assigned teaching unit load.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the field relevant to the curriculum or related discipline.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in the field relevant to the curriculum or related discipline.
  • A Ph.D. or extensive professional experience is required for teaching upper-division Art History courses (300- or 400-level).

Employment Requirement

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Additional Information

Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2022, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:
Lecturer A: $4,530-$6,056
Lecturer B: $5,405-$11,994
Lecturer C: $6,190-$13,172
Lecturer D: $7,794-$13,797

An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available to benefit eligible appointments that includes: health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/benefits/.

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised December 24, 2021, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply

A completed on-line application must be received to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities.

A complete application must include:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
  • A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment)
  • For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required (see below).
  • International Transcripts US Equivalency Requirements

    A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

    Closing Statement

    California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

    California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

    Advertised: 22 Mar 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
    Applications close: 28 Feb 2025 Pacific Standard Time

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