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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:
September 28, 2018
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum salary: $1,569 per credit hour

Other Conditions:
  • For placement in lecturer pool beginning Fall 2018 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) photography, 11) printmaking, or 12 ) sculpture
  2. Duties include, and are not limited to, preparing course syllabus, lecturing, grading and maintaining weekly office hours. Studio instructors also contribute to studio maintenance.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. For art history and contemporary art & theory: M.A. in Art History, Visual Studies, or related humanities field and demonstrated knowledge in appropriate area
  2. For studio art and foundations courses: M.F.A. or professional equivalent, and demonstrated experience in specific media within appropriate area
Desirable Qualifications
  1. For art history and contemporary art & theory:
  2. publication record
  3. teaching experience
  4. ability to integrate theory and practice in teaching
  5. For studio areas:
  6. exhibition and/or publication record
  7. teaching experience
  8. ability to integrate theory and practice in teaching
  9. capability to manage studios and equipment

To Apply:
Submit hard or electronic 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), three letters of reference/recommendation, and, if available, teaching evaluations from the most recent three years. If applying for studio areas, also include a flash-drive with 20 examples of creative work and 20 examples of student work, accompanied by annotated inventories. Digital images should be complied as one PDF, no larger than 100 MB. 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 instructions for viewing/listening to time-based or web-based work. Time-based work should be limited to 10 minutes. Electronic submissions accepted by UH FileDrop Service at with the expiration timer for the file upload set to 7 days (attn: Becky O’Reilly at or hard copies may be mailed to the address below. Application materials become the property of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and will not be returned.
  1. Lecturer Pool, Attn: Becky O'Reilly
  2. Department of Art and Art History
  3. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  4. 2535 McCarthy Mall, Room 142
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Becky O'Reilly; 808-956-7979;

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