Jobs - Job Details - Lecturer Pool in Department of Art (Academic Year 22/23)

Lecturer Pool in Department of Art (Academic Year 22/23)

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Humboldt
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Time Varies

Department of Art Temporary Faculty Pool

The Department

Our mission is to provide students with a thorough grounding in the practice, language, theory, and history of the visual arts in order to prepare them for careers in art, museums, education, business, and daily life. We train our students in sound technique and prepare them to address issues, ethics, history, and culture with a unique and personal vision.

We offer:

BFA in Fine Arts

BA in Art Studio

BA in Art History

BA in Art Education

Certificate in Museum and Gallery Practices

Minor in Art Studio

Minor in Art History

See Department website here: https://art.humboldt.edu/

Courses/Areas of Specialization: Course areas offered by the department include Art Education, Art History, Art Studio, Sculpture, Photography, Digital Media, and Museum & Gallery Practices. See full listing of course offerings here: https://registrar.humboldt.edu/catalog/

Qualifications

Art Education

Degree: PhD or EdD in Art Education preferred. MFA with teaching credential, MAEd, MEd or MA in Art Education will be considered.

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

Art History

Degree: PhD in Art History preferred. ABD or MA in Art History or a PhD in a closely related field will be considered.

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

Application Materials – Required Documents(Art History, Art Education & Museum/Gallery Practices)

All scholarship/creative activities and teaching should reflect recent experience, no later than five years old preferred.

  1. Letter of intent. The letter should directly address the following: Background as an Art Historian, Art Educator or in museum/gallery work, area of specialization, teaching philosophy, professional experience and accomplishments relevant to this position, and include a list of the courses for which you would like to be considered.

  2. A current CV (up to date for the month/year of application). The CV should list complete previous teaching experience as well as all publications and scholarly and/or professional accomplishments relevant to the position.

  3. Names and complete contact information (including phone and email address) of three professional references. At least one reference must be able to directly address your teaching.

  4. Evidence of successful prior teaching such as prior course evaluations, sample syllabi, etc. 

 

Art Studio

Degree: An M.F.A. in Studio Art or related field; M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

Application Materials - Required Documents and Images (Art Studio)

All scholarship/creative activities and teaching should reflect recent experience, no later than five years old preferred. Please include all application materials in one PDF file.

  1. Letter of intent. The letter should directly address the following: Background as an artist, area of specialization, teaching philosophy, professional experience and accomplishments relevant to this position, and include a list of the courses for which you would like to be considered.

  2. A current CV (up to date for the month/year of application). The cv should list complete previous teaching experience as well as all publications and scholarly and/or professional accomplishments relevant to the position.

  3. Names and complete contact information (including phone and email address) of three professional references. At least one reference must be able to directly address your teaching.

  4. Evidence of successful prior teaching such as prior course evaluations, sample syllabi, etc.

  5. Twenty labeled images of your student work relevant to the specific courses you are applying to teach.  Images should be labeled with the title, date, size, technique(s) and material(s).

  6. Twenty labeled images of your professional artwork relevant to the specific courses you are applying to teach. Images should be labeled with the title, date, size, technique(s) and material(s).

 

Sculpture

Degree: M.F.A. with a sculpture emphasis preferred, M.F.A. with a related emphasis or M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

Experience: Successful teaching experience within the past five years; academic or professional work within the past five years; applicant must demonstrate familiarity with mold-making, welding, and foundry.

Photography 

Degree: M.F.A. in a Photography emphasis preferred; M.F.A. in a related emphasis or M.A. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered. 

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials. In addition, applicant must demonstrate a familiarity with analog, digital and/or alternative photographic processes.

Digital Media

Degree: M.F.A. in a Digital Media/Graphic Design emphasis preferred; M.F.A. in a related emphasis or M.A., B.A. or B.S. or equivalent in appropriate field will be considered.

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials. 

Preferred: Evidence of demonstrated mastery/competency in the area being taught. 

Museum & Gallery Practices

Degree: M.A. in Museum Studies preferred; M.F.A. or M.A. in relevant field will be considered. 

Experience: Demonstrated successful academic and professional work and demonstrated successful teaching experience (within the past five years preferred), evidenced by quality of student work samples and applicant's scholarship/creative activities, teaching evaluations and evaluation of all of the applicant's application materials. Demonstrated mastery/competency in the specific subject matter of the course(s) evidenced in applicant's packet materials.

 

Position Type: Lecturer
Availability: As needed
First Review Date: Applications received by April 1st annually are given first consideration.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: https://hraps.humboldt.edu/aps-salary

Lecturers are paid using the Academic Year pay schedule (see left-hand column on Salary Schedule linked above). Monthly salaries listed here represent a full-time workload, or 15 Weighted Teaching Units (WTUs). For more information on how Academic Year faculty are paid, see the Explanation of the Distribution of Pay.

The University: Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to eliminating opportunity gaps for marginalized student groups by adopting dynamic, student-centered practices and policies. We value serving students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations.

The ideal candidates will demonstrate a shared commitment to the academic and professional success of our diverse student body. We will prioritize applicants who demonstrate knowledge of and commitment to diversity and its value in professional and educational communities. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded educator who is committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, and students on closing opportunity gaps.

Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). The Cal Poly Humboldt campus in Northern California is in close proximity to several thriving Native American tribes and communities. Humboldt currently has the largest percentage of Native American students in the CSU system and has over 30 Native American faculty and staff, many from local area California Indian tribes. Cal Poly Humboldt is home to a number of leading Native American programs including the Indian Tribal Education and Personnel Program (ITEPP) and the Indian Natural Resource, Science and Engineering Program (INRSEP). There are also many opportunities at Humboldt to conduct research, teaching and community work on Native American history and cultures, with resources in Special Collections at the Cal Poly Humboldt library. The Humboldt Room in the Library has fantastic resources for tribally focused archive materials from the region. Humboldt strives to build a supportive and inclusive Native community and engages with Native communities through initiatives and opportunities like the annual California Indian Big Time, Indigenous People's Week, and a chance to network with other faculty and staff as part of the Cal Poly Humboldt Council of American Indian Faculty and Staff. For more information, please visit: http://www.humboldt.edu/nativeprograms/

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. All CSU employees are obligated to respond to and report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The successful candidate for this position will be mandated to receive relevant training on an annual basis. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus instruction, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.

New employees hired by the CSU for the first time who first become CalPERS members on or after July 1, 2017 are subject to a 10 year vesting period for retiree health and dental benefits.

Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or hsuhr@humboldt.edu.

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