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Lecturers (Art and Art History)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Art and Art History
Date Posted:
February 19, 2016
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum salary: $1,486 per credit hour

Other Conditions:
  • For placement in lecturer pool beginning Fall 2016 and for future semesters. Positions are part-time, temporary, non-tenure, and contingent upon course offerings, sufficient student enrollment, position clearance, and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. To teach courses in 1) art history, 2) contemporary art and theory, 3) ceramics, 4) digital imaging, 5) drawing and painting, 6) electronic arts, 7) fibers, 8) glass, 9) graphic design, 10) introductory foundation courses, 11) photography, 12) printmaking, or 13) sculpture.
  2. Other related duties, including preparing course syllabus, grading, maintaining weekly office hours. For studio instructors, contribute to studio maintenance.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. For art history: M.A. in Art History, Visual Studies, or related humanities field
  2. and demonstrated knowledge in appropriate area
  3. For studio art and foundations courses: M.F.A. or professional equivalent,
  4. and demonstrated experience in specific media within appropriate area
Desirable Qualifications
  1. As relevant to applicant's area/s of specialization:
  2. For Art History areas (#1 and #2 above):
  3. publication record
  4. teaching experience
  5. ability to integrate theory and practice in teaching
  6. For Studio areas (#3 to #13 above):
  7. exhibition and/or publication record;
  8. teaching experience;
  9. ability to integrate theory and practice in teaching;
  10. capable of managing studios and equipment

To Apply:
No electronic submissions will be accepted. Submit hard copies of cover letter, noting in which area(s) you are applying and explain how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications. Include a resume, transcripts (copies are acceptable; however, official/original transcripts will be required at the time of hire), teaching evaluations from the most recent three years, and three letters of reference/recommendation. If applying for studio areas, also include a flashdrive with 20 samples of your own work and if available, 20 samples of student work. Digital images should be formatted as JPEG (RGB) files, or PDF. JPEGs should be no smaller than 1920 pixels on the longer side, at 72 ppi. Individual JPEG files larger than 3 MB will not be opened. Name the image files alphabetically or numerically to ensure they are reviewed in the desired order. Please include a printed sheet (in color) of thumbnails of all images along with an inventory identifying title, date, medium, size, and other appropriate information. Time- or Web-Based Work, Video, Sound, and Animation can be submitted as Mac OS X compatible MOV, MPG, MP4, WMV, or AVI formats. Provide URLs for web-based works. Also provide concise printed instructions for viewing/listening to time-based or web-based work. These instructions are especially important for reviewing web-based material that the reviewers might otherwise browse randomly. Time-based work should be limited to 10 minutes. Application materials will not be returned.
  1. Lecturer Pool, Attn: M. McNamara
  2. Department of Art and Art History
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  4. 2535 McCarthy Mall, Room 142
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Mary McNamara; 808-956-8251;

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