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Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies – Spring 2022

Position overview

Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Application Window

Open date: August 4th, 2021

Last review date: Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Art History
University of California, Riverside
Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies – Spring 2022

The Department of the History of Art at the University of California, Riverside has a temporary, part-time opening for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Media Studies for the 2021-2022 academic year. This position may require flexibility to convert to remote teaching as needed. The salary for each course is approximately $11,017. Courses listed below may vary in number. A Ph.D. and one year of teaching experience at the college or university level is required. Based on qualifications we may consider splitting the appointment between individuals. Review of applications will begin September 4, 2021, and continue until positions are filled.

Teaching responsibilities include one lower-division undergraduate lecture and one graduate-level seminar in Spring quarter, 2022. The undergraduate course topic is listed below; the graduate seminar should couple the applicant’s research expertise to leading issues in the field. Other responsibilities include advising students and participating in department service. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, names of 3 academic and/or professional references (letters of reference upon request), recent samples of teaching evaluations, and diversity statement. The application should be submitted electronically via url: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01445

Spring Quarter 2022 (March 23-June 10, 2022)
Art History 20, Introduction to Media Art
Art History 282, Seminar in New Media

For further information contact the Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee at Arthistory@ucr.edu.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    A Ph.D. and one year of teaching experience at the college or university level is required.

Preferred qualifications

    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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Evaluations

  • 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)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

names of 3 academic and/or professional references (letters of reference upon request)

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01445

Help contact: arthistory@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.

University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.