Lecturer - Art History

Location
Denver
Posted
25 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2023
Ref
IHE_2815197
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time


Lecturer - Art History

University of Colorado Denver


Lecturer - Art History - 29337 Faculty 

Description 
University of Colorado | CU Denver

College of Arts & Media | Department of Visual Arts

Lecturer (on-going posting to establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers)

Position # 00668249 - Requisition #29337

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

Who we are:

To learn more about the College of Arts & Media and the University of Colorado Denver, please visit: 

Job Summary:

The College of Arts & Media, Visual Arts has an opening for a part-time Lecturer (unclassified) position. The continuance of this appointment will be based on merit/performance, budget, and enrollment numbers.

Position Emphasis/Nature of Work:

This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the Visual Arts Department in the College of Arts & Media. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position. 

The Art History program in the Visual Arts Department seeks student-centered art historians to teach a wide range of online undergraduate art history courses. Our needs for online curriculum include introductory/survey courses and specialized upper-division offerings, based on the applicant's area of expertise and our program's needs, taught during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.

CU Denver is committed to supporting all faculty in their professional practice and development. Lecturers are eligible for professional development funding, school/college- and campus-level supports, and recognitions of teaching excellence.

Examples of Work Performed:
    Teaching (100%) The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge in the history of art as well as the ability to teach one or more of the following subjects from our catalog in an online format:
    Art History (global survey) I: Ancient to Medieval Art Art History (global survey) II: Renaissance to Contemporary Art Contemporary Art History of Modern Design

We also welcome proposals for new online curriculum in the applicant's area of specialization, which may match upper-division courses in our catalog.
  • Lecturers are responsible for the preparation of course syllabi, lectures, presentations, and student assignments; evaluation of student work; tracking and progress of student attendance and engagement; management of course in online platform Canvas; etc.

Other:
  • This position will be attuned to CU Denver Strategic Plan 2030 by embracing and advancing equity through research, creative work, and teaching to encourage a just, safe, and inclusive campus; dedicated to improving systems to support minoritized people and historically marginalized identities in order to reduce bias and create and sustain equity; and redefining success through a lens of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to unlock the potential for everyone to succeed.
  • All other duties and projects as requested

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and tasks at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

What we offer / Why join us:

Salary:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $5,000 per 3-credit semester course.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

Benefits:
  • Retirement 401(a) Plan
  • Tuition Benefit
  • ECO Pass
  • Additional Perks & Programs: Click here to access a few more Perks and Programs

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging:

How we boost belonging:

The University of Colorado Denver, College of Arts & Media hopes to attract persons with demonstrated dedication to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds. The College of Arts & Media is dedicated to an inclusive and barrier-free search process. We provide accommodations for applicants requesting accommodation through the search process such as alternative formats of this posting.

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

How/when to submit an application:

Application Deadline:

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Review of applications be on-going and as need arises within the department.  Lecturer positions will remain open and pulled from as needs arise in the department.  Applications must be submitted through the CU Careers portal and be complete.

Required Application Materials: 

To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current CV/resume
  3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)
  4. Provide detailed answers to any pre-screening questions within the application

Questions should be directed to Michelle Carpenter (michelle.carpenter@ucdenver.edu.

Special Instructions to Applicants Section 2

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process.  You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview.  We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. 

How you'll know if this is the right fit:

 

Minimum Qualifications:
    Master's degree in Art History or a related field (such as visual studies, architecture, museum studies, or a related discipline) from an accredited institution is required.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Conditions of Employment:
    Must be willing and able to successfully pass a national criminal and sex offender background check
  • The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by September 1, 2021 or upon start date.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
      PhD in Art History or a related field from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD in the history of art, visual studies, architecture, museum studies, or a related discipline. Experience teaching at the university level.

    Candidates who are ABD in these fields will be considered, as will candidates with an MA and extensive, recent experience teaching at the university level. 

    Colleagues who wish to teach a rigorous online pedagogy in an urban public research institution, interact with our diverse student body, and engage with majors across the university are encouraged to apply.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      Proven experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a diverse population at all levels throughout the institution—and into the community. Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner, across various modalities. Ability to create an equitable and positive experiences for all. Outwardly contribute to a respectful, positive, and professional workspace. Demonstrated allegiance and influential ability to embrace and advance equity and inclusion. Ability to establish work priorities, follow through, and meet established deadlines. Strong judgment and critical thinking skills. Ability to deliberately listen and communicate relevant information, anticipate problems, and offer suggestions for resolution.

    ADA Statement:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4029204&targetURL=
      PhD in Art History or a related field from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD in the history of art, visual studies, architecture, museum studies, or a related discipline. Experience teaching at the university level.

    Candidates who are ABD in these fields will be considered, as will candidates with an MA and extensive, recent experience teaching at the university level. 

    Colleagues who wish to teach a rigorous online pedagogy in an urban public research institution, interact with our diverse student body, and engage with majors across the university are encouraged to apply.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      Proven experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a diverse population at all levels throughout the institution—and into the community. Ability to communicate in a positive and effective manner, across various modalities. Ability to create an equitable and positive experiences for all. Outwardly contribute to a respectful, positive, and professional workspace. Demonstrated allegiance and influential ability to embrace and advance equity and inclusion. Ability to establish work priorities, follow through, and meet established deadlines. Strong judgment and critical thinking skills. Ability to deliberately listen and communicate relevant information, anticipate problems, and offer suggestions for resolution.

    ADA Statement:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu​.

    Background Check Statement:

    The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

    Vaccination Statement:

    The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:
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