International Deadline: Open Until Filled – The
Department of Art at the University of California, Riverside invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position
in Art with a start date of July 1, 2018. We seek applications from
individuals actively engaged in a contemporary art practice, working
primarily in Painting and Drawing with a significant record of
Candidates should hold an MFA or an equivalent degree in a comparable
field and possess the breadth and expertise to teach approaches to
painting, drawing and art making from beginning through graduate level
courses. In addition, candidates are expected to have a broad
understanding of the history and theory of art with an emphasis on
painting that encompasses contemporary practices and concerns.
Successful candidate will participate in shaping the curriculum and
sharing the governance of the Department of Art.
The UCR Art Department is located in the Fine Arts Complex and offers
extensive facilities for art production including spacious painting and
drawing studios, state of the art photographic and digital imaging
equipment, full sculpture lab with CNC and 3d printing capacities, and
video production equipment as well as editing stations.
Our MFA program is non-media specific and driven by explorative and
open approaches to both traditional and interdisciplinary media.
Graduate students are offered generously-sized, light filled studios and
competitive funding opportunities. The University is located 60 miles
east of Los Angeles and benefits from access to internationally
acclaimed art community.
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California
is made through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations,
occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer
Applications must include cover letter, CV, statement of teaching
philosophy, teaching evaluations, a PDF of 20 images of the applicant’s
artwork, and a diversity statement.
The contact information for three references who can provide a
recommendation letter upon request is required. References will be
contacted at a later time for applicants under consideration. Salary
will be commensurate with education and experience.
Dossier of documents should be in PDF electronic format and should be submitted electronically via url: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00795. Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018, and will continue until position is filled.
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
The University of California, Riverside is an Affirmative Action,
Equal Opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.
All qualified applicants 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, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
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