Instructors in Design

University of California Davis

Instructors in the Department of Design - Summer 2021

Job #JPF04121
  • DESIGN PROGRAM / Letters and Science: Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies / UC Davis

Application Window

Open date: April 12th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Apr 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, May 15, 2021 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 Design at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for multiple instructor positions during SUMMER SESSIONS 2021. Instruction will be remote and courses will run subject to enrollments.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach one or more undergraduate 4 unit studio courses in the Design major. Teaching may also involve field trips, exhibitions, special projects and guest speakers. Percentage of appointment depends on the type and number of courses assigned. The following courses are open for instructors:

SUMMER SESSION ONE: JUNE 21 - JULY 30, 2021
DES 112 - UI/UX Design: Principles and Practices TR 12:10-5:00 PM
DES 117 - Interactive Media I MWF 8:30-9:30 AM & MWF 9:30-11:50AM

SUMMER SESSION TWO: AUGUST 02 - SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
DES 111 - Coding for Designers MWF 8:30-11:50 AM
DES 112 - UI/UX Design: Principles and Practices TR 12:10-5:00 PM
DES 116 - Viscom: Graphic Design TR 12:10-1:00 PM & TR 1:40-5:00 PM
DES 161 - Textile Surface Des: Screen & Digital MWF 2:10-5:30 PM

Qualifications: Appropriate professional degree; e.g., MFA, MA, etc., or equivalent training and professional experience. Demonstrated teaching ability and experience for Lecturer positions. For Associate In positions, graduate students should have advanced to candidacy.

Applications: Closing date for applications is April 30, 2021. Please submit the following materials to the recruitment website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF04121

• Curriculum vita
• Letter of interest including desired course(s) to be taught
• Copies of teaching evaluations if available
• Digital portfolio of up to twenty design-focused creative works and/or reprints of five published works
• Names and contact information of three references.

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, AND THE DESIGN DEPARTMENT ARE INTERESTED IN CANDIDATES WHO ARE COMMITTED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF SCHOLARSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, AND TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CAMPUS CLIMATE THAT SUPPORTS EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY. UC DAVIS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS DEDICATED TO RECRUITING A DIVERSE FACULTY COMMUNITY. WE WELCOME ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO APPLY, INCLUDING WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP OR ELIGIBILITY FOR US EMPLOYMENT REQUIRED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT (IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986)

Department: https://arts.ucdavis.edu/design-job-openings

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Letter of interest including desired course(s) to be taught
  • Copies of teaching evaluations if available (Optional)
  • Digital portfolio of up to twenty design-focused creative works and/or reprints of five published works
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
  • (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Job location
  • Davis, CA