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Design Lecturers

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open July 21st, 2021 through Friday, Aug 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production seeks to hire qualified lecturers with strong records of research, teaching and design. The candidates will be hired to teach one or more courses of the following in design for the Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production:

• TFDP 101: Introduction to Design (Fall quarter – scheduled Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 – 1:50 pm)
• TFDP 133: Scene Design for Theatre, Film, and Television (Winter quarter)
• TFDP 172: Design in Production (Fall and Spring quarters), which will include
designing one department mainstage production. (Production meetings: Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm)

Our department is committed to reflecting our student diversity in the ways in which we cast and produce our work.

The appointments begin on September 23, 2021 (Fall); January 3, 2022 (Winter); and March 28, 2022 (Spring) and continue for one quarter, with a salary of approx. $6326.00
per course. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Required Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Design in film, theatre or related field, or a minimum of 3 years equivalent professional experience. The candidates should have broad experience in the design field, including lighting, CAD, etc.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the university level is desired.

Application: Applicants must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01431

Review of applications will begin August 20, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following:

• Letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• Copy of highest degree transcript
• Three current letters of recommendation
• Teaching evidence: 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a sample of student evaluations
• Statement of contributions to diversity that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service

Inquiries can be made to:
Bryan Bradford, Department Administrator
UCR Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production
bryanb@ucr.edu

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    MFA or PhD in Design in film, theatre or related field, or a minimum of 3 years equivalent professional experience. The candidates should have broad experience in the design field, including lighting, CAD, etc.

Preferred qualifications

    Teaching experience at the university level is desired. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for under-represented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Evidence - 1-3 sample syllabi of previously taught courses or a sample of student evaluations

  • Evidence of Highest Degree Earned - Please submit an unofficial copy of your transcript showing your highest degree earned

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

References will receive an email with a link by which they can upload their letters.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01431

Help contact: bryanb@ucr.edu

Campus Information

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA