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Visiting Assistant Professor in Art

The Art Department seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for Fall, Winter and Spring 2013-2014, with a specialization in Sculpture. Teaching responsibilities will include three courses of undergraduate instruction of lower division courses:

Fall/Winter/Spring: ART 005 Beginning sculpture and Three-Dimensional Design
Beginning sculpture and three-dimensional design provides an introduction to the basic skills required to make three-dimensional and sculptural objects. Covers concept building, planning, design, brainstorming, materials, techniques, and basic contemporary sculpture history and theory. Lectures address work of contemporary artists and contemporary concepts of three-dimensional design. Studio assignments introduce new concepts and materials
The incumbent will also participate in undergraduate advising, department service and portfolio review.
MFA and college or university level teaching experience is required for this position. Salary: $6,000 per course. Email as a PDF a letter of interest, CV, sample syllabi or publication, a PDF of 10 images of applicant's work and PDF of 10 images of student work, and recent teaching evaluations sent electronically with Sculpture VAP in the subject field to:

Recent letters of recommendation may be emailed instead of teaching evaluations to:

Art Department, UC Riverside, 900 University Ave., 235 Arts Bldg. Riverside, CA 92521. Application review will begin July 23rd, 2013 and continue until position is filled.

University of California, Riverside, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Temporary Lecturer Positions, 2013-2014 Academic Year

Fall Quarter (September 23 - December 13, 2013)
Art 131 Intermediate Photo & Digital
Art 140 Intermediate Analog Photography

Winter Quarter (January 2 – March 21, 2014)
Art 1 Beginning Drawing
Art 3 Introduction to Photographic Processes

Spring Quarter (March 26 - June 13, 2014)
Art 3 Introduction to Photographic Processes
Art 162 Contemporary Critical Issues

Course Descriptions:

Art 1 Beginning Drawing and Design: Introduction to the materials, techniques, structure and expressive properties of drawing and design. Includes lectures, studio exercises and outside assignments. Lecture, 2 hours/week; studio, 4 hours/week.

Art 3 Introduction to Photographic Processes:
Introduction to the basic principles of photography as fine art. Focuses on technological and conceptual evolution from analog to digital practice. Addresses a range of technological approaches to photography from traditional analog processes to digital image capture, organization/archiving, and printing. Explores historical and contemporary approaches to creating meaningful photographs. Lecture, 3 hours/week; studio, 4 hours/week.

Art 131 Intermediate Photo & Digital Technology: Covers the complete cycle of photographic production from scanning to output. Emphasizes developing skill in creating digital photographic imagery for creative, cultural expression. Software and some digital equipment are provided. Students are required to furnish their own 35mm single lens reflex (slr) or digital cameras and zip disks. Course is repeatable to a maximum of 8 units. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 4 hours/week.

Art 140 Intermediate Analog Photography: Focuses on developing individual creative approaches in analog photography and strengthening controls and techniques in black and white printing. Course is repeatable to a maximum of 12 units. Lecturer, 3 hours/week; studio 4 hours/week.

Art 162 Special Topics in New Genres of Art Practice: Through group critiques, readings, and discussions, explores art making while introducint significant and recent practices in cultural production. Course is repeatable to a maximum of 12 units. Lecture, 2 hours; studio 4 hours.

The Department of Art is creating an applicant pool for anticipated instructor openings for 2013-2014 academic year. The courses listed above may vary in number and quarter of offering. M.F.A., and one year of teaching experience or equivalent at the college or university level are required. Equivalent experience refers to teaching experience as a TA or career experience commensurate with the course. Review of applications begins Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 and continues until positions are filled. Salary of $5057 per course. Email letter of application (enter area of application in the subject line), CV, and PDF of 10 images of applicant's work and PDF of 10 images of student work, and recent teaching evaluations electronically to:


Recent letters of reference may be emailed instead of teaching evaluations electronically to:


Department of Art; University of California, Riverside; Riverside, CA 92521

The University of California, Riverside is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.