College of Arts and Humanities

Job Postings

The College of Arts and Humanities is expanding its staff and faculty. Available postions can be viewed through UCF's Human Resources' Employment Opportunities website.

Instructor or Lecturer ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida is seeking to hire a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer to teach primarily lower level languages classes in Spanish. Assignments will consist of eight courses a year. Anticipated start date will be August 2015.

Instructor or Lecturer ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida is seeking to hire a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer to teach primarily lower level languages classes in Spanish. Assignments will consist of eight courses a year. Anticipated start date will be August 2015.

Visiting Instructor or Lecturer of Spanish ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida is seeking to hire two nine-month, non-tenure earning visiting instructor(s) and/or lecturer(s) to teach primarily lower level languages classes in Spanish. Assignments will consist of eight courses a year. Anticipated start date will be August 2015.

Visiting Instructor or Lecturer of Japanese ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida is seeking to hire a nine-month, non-tenure earning visiting instructor or lecturer to teach Japanese. Position is expected to begin August 2015.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for a tenure-earning position of assistant professor in the area of architecture. The successful candidate will deliver courses at the undergraduate level that inspire majors in the following areas of study: design, structures and sustainable building systems; conduct scholarly research and service; interact with the community of practicing architects in Central Florida; collaborate with colleagues from Valencia College, the University of Florida and other partners; and maintain regular office hours. The position is for an assistant professor to teach a three-course load per semester. This is a nine-month, full-time, tenure-earning position. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. Faculty are expected to participate in department and university service including committee work. UCF offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Design degree in Architecture. The School of Visual Arts & Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The anticipated start date is January 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Instructor or Lecturer (Music)

Description: The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, UCF is in the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music within the School of Performing Arts offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E. and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit our website at http://music.cah.ucf.edu/. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu. The School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer to accompany the choral ensembles and new student vocal auditions, to accompany and coach Opera Workshop and other voice area events, and to oversee and/or teach class piano and other courses, according to the needs of the area. The anticipated start date is August 2015.

Assistant Professor (Theatre)

Description: The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, UCF is in the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Theatre, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu . The School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to teach acting and directing courses, direct productions in the Theatre UCF season, as well as teach other theatre-related courses according to the needs of the department. The applicant will collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and UCF partnerships, and will be expected to continue research, creative activity and/or publication endeavors. Anticipated start date is August 2015.

Assistant Professor (Music)

Description: The University of Central Florida School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to teach core music theory courses and other courses according to ability of the applicant and the needs of the department, and collaborate with faculty, staff, and students in both the Music and Theatre Departments. The anticipated start date is August 2015. The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, it is the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E. and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit our website at http://music.cah.ucf.edu. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD), College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida seeks an assistant professor for teaching and research in Digital Media. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position, the duties of which include teaching, research, and service. Teaching and research responsibilities include contributing to the mission of Digital Media in appropriate areas of scholarship. Appropriate specialization explores the edge of interactive media experience and incorporates emerging technologies relating to areas such as, but not limited to, human-computer interaction, data visualization, audio and haptic design, and ethical and inclusive interactive media design. Candidates are encouraged to visit the School of Visual Arts and Design’s website http://svad.cah.ucf.edu/ to learn more about existing faculty areas of specialization. SVAD Digital Media faculty actively collaborate with UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. In addition, faculty have an active role in UCF’s Center for Emerging Media located in downtown Orlando. Digital Media faculty conduct creative research in areas related to interactive entertainment and learning (e.g., online; computer, mobile, and console-based computer games; virtual worlds; and military simulation) and develop new techniques, content and applications in support of the arts and cultural heritage preservation. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as M.F.A and M.A. degrees. The School of Visual Arts and Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The school encourages multidisciplinary collaborations that explore new combinations of story, imagery, sound, and interaction, as well as technical development and critique. Faculty members are expected to actively pursue and obtain external funding and to develop projects that achieve peer reviewed recognition for innovation and excellence. The position has an anticipated start date of August 2015, pending the availability of funding. The successful applicant will be a dynamic creative professional who will drive academic, practical and research activities in immersive engagement of the human senses as it relates to emerging technologies, and in developing the next generation of interactive media industry professionals. This position carries an expectation to submit successful funding proposals for interactive media research.

Associate Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida seeks an associate professor for research and teaching in digital media. This is a nine-month, tenure-negotiable position, the duties of which include teaching, research, and service. Research and teaching responsibilities include contributing to the mission of digital media in appropriate areas of scholarship. Appropriate specializations may include areas such as virtual/augmented/mixed reality, animation, physical computing, wearable or ubiquitous computing, 3D modeling, mobile game development, digital ethnography, web design, game design, interactive media development, medical simulation or healthcare application development, or other areas within the domain of digital media. Candidates are encouraged to visit the School of Visual Arts and Design’s website http://svad.cah.ucf.edu/to learn more about existing faculty areas of specialization. Digital media faculty actively collaborate with UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. In addition, school faculty have an active role in UCF’s Center for Emerging Media located in downtown Orlando. Digital media faculty conduct creative research in areas related to interactive entertainment and learning (e.g., online; computer, mobile, and console-based computer games; virtual worlds; military simulation) and develop new techniques, content and applications in support of the arts and cultural heritage preservation. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as M.F.A and M.A. degrees. The School of Visual Arts & Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The school encourages multidisciplinary collaborations that explore new combinations of story, imagery, sound, and interaction as well as technical development and critique. Faculty members are expected to actively pursue and obtain external funding and to develop projects that achieve peer reviewed recognition for innovation and excellence. The position has an anticipated start date of August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Assistant Professor (Theatre)

Description: The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, UCF is in the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Theatre within the School of Performing Arts offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu. The School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to teach theatre history and literature courses, as well as other theatre-related courses, according to the needs of the department. The selected applicant will be expected to: collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and UCF partnerships; to sustain a strong research profile; and take on a leadership position representing the department at international, national, and regional conferences. The anticipated start date is August 2015.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for an assistant professor in the emerging media area of graphic design and illustration. It is expected that the successful candidate will design and deliver courses at the undergraduate level that inspire majors in the following areas of study: graphic design, illustration, type and design, web design and studio art. In addition, they will teach three courses per semester; conduct scholarly research and service; participate in community life; and maintain regular office hours. This is a nine-month, tenure-earning position. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. Faculty are expected to participate in department and university service, including committee work. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as an M.F.A. and M.A. degrees in studio arts. The School of Visual Arts & Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The position anticipated start date is in August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Lecturer (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for an art-studio lecturer. The successful candidate will design and/or deliver studio art courses at all levels of instruction. Emphasis will be placed on two-dimensional design, three-dimensional design, and drawing fundamentals. Capabilities in new media and rapid prototyping equipment and processes are also valued. The candidate will teach four courses per semester, maintain regular office hours, and perform service for the university. This is a nine month, non-tenure earning position. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. Faculty are expected to participate in department and university service including committee work. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as M.F.A. and M.A. degrees in studio arts. The School of Visual Arts and Design has approximately 2,900 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film and studio arts. The anticipated position start date is August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for an assistant professor of photography in the studio art area. Responsibilities include: design and deliver courses at the undergraduate and graduate level that inspire photography majors in as well as teach other assigned studio or lecture/seminar art courses; teach three courses per semester; conduct scholarly research (actively participate in regional, national, and international exhibitions); perform service to the university; and maintain regular office hours. This is a nine-month, tenure-earning position. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. Faculty are expected to participate in department and university service including committee work. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as an M.F.A. and M.A. degrees in studio arts. The School of Visual Arts and Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. Photography in SVAD is fully digitally based. The position anticipated start date is in August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Professor and Chairperson (English)

Description: The University of Central Florida invites applications for chair of the Department of English. UCF is a prominent, growing metropolitan research university in Orlando enrolling over 60,000 students. The department includes thirty (30) tenured and tenure-earning positions, as well as ten (10) permanent instructors/lecturers. It offers programs in creative writing, literature, and technical communication, including M.A. degrees in literature and technical communication and an M.F.A. in creative writing. The department is an integral part of the college’s interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Texts and Technology program and participates in several other interdisciplinary graduate and undergraduate minors and certificate programs. The department also sponsors The Faulkner Journal and The Florida Review. The chair provides leadership and administers budget, personnel actions, and programs. This position is anticipated to begin in August 2015.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for an assistant professor of film. As SVAD works to merge its cinema studies and production tracks, the film area seeks candidates to help meet this charge. The ideal candidate should be able to move easily between theory and practice and demonstrate both scholarly and creative work in the field. He or she should have demonstrable teaching skills and technological proficiency. Their command of the subject should include the exploration and application of new possibilities arising from the integration of established film production practices with emerging moving image media forms and technologies. This is a nine-month, full-time, tenure-earning position, with an anticipated start date of August 2015. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees in Film as well as an M.F.A. in Emerging Media - Entrepreneurial Digital Cinema. Film faculty teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and support the M.F.A. degree by giving critiques, mentoring, and chairing and serving on graduate thesis committees. Candidates should have a record of excellence in teaching, grasp of academic responsibilities, and demonstrated potential for active university service. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. The School of Visual Arts and Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four program areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts.

Assistant Professor (Theatre)

Description: The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, UCF is in the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Theatre, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu. The School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to mentor students, teach core stage management courses and other courses according to the ability of applicant and the needs of the department, while collaborating with faculty, staff, and students. The anticipated start date is August 2015.

Assistant Professor (Theatre)

Description: The University of Central Florida is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 60,000 students. Located in Orlando, UCF is in the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Theatre, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., and M.F.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Theatre, please visit our website at http://theatre.cah.ucf.edu/. For more information about UCF, please visit the website at http://www.ucf.edu . The School of Performing Arts is seeking a 9-month tenure-earning assistant professor to teach core Theatre for Young Audience (TYA) courses and other courses according to the ability of the applicant and needs of the department, while collaborating with faculty, staff, students, and partner theatre personnel. The anticipated start date is August 2015.

Assistant Professor (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida seeks an assistant professor for teaching and research in digital media. This is a nine-month, tenure-earning position, the duties of which include teaching three courses per semester, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities include contributing to the curriculum and coverage of the game design and development specialization within the school. Digital media faculty actively collaborate with UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. In addition, faculty have an active role in UCF’s Center for Emerging Media located in downtown Orlando. Digital media faculty conduct creative research in areas related to interactive entertainment and learning (e.g., online; computer, mobile, and console-based computer games; virtual worlds; military simulation), and develop new techniques, content and applications in support of the arts and cultural heritage preservation. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as M.F.A and M.A. degrees. The School of Visual Arts & Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The school encourages multidisciplinary collaborations that explore new combinations of story, imagery, sound, and interaction as well as technical development and critique. Faculty members are expected to actively pursue and obtain external funding and to develop projects that achieve peer reviewed recognition for innovation and excellence. The position has an anticipated start date of August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Fine Arts Production Manager (Theatre)

Description: The School of Performing Arts is seeking a twelve-month Fine Arts Production Manager in Sound Design and Audio Engineering. The selected candidate will be responsible for all department production operations related to Sound Production, monitor and maintain all department sound equipment and teach Sound Design, Stage Electronics and other courses according to ability of applicant and needs of the department. This position will also design and/or engineer sound for the School of Performing Arts productions as needed, coordinate sound design personnel (including staff and student technicians/designers) as part of production team, mentor Tech/Design students in the area of Sound Design as needed by the department, coordinate any department use of Sound (i.e. pre-show announcement recordings, departmental presentations requiring audio enhancements)and equipment, performs other duties as required or deemed appropriate to accomplish the responsibilities and functions of the office.

Instructor or Lecturer (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts & Design (SVAD) at the University of Central Florida invites applications for an instructor or lecturer in the emerging media area of graphic design and illustration. Foundation courses as well as upper division courses in design and illustration will be assigned. The successful candidate will deliver courses at the undergraduate level that inspire majors in the following areas of study: graphic design, illustration, type and design, web design and motion graphics. The position is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position, which includes teaching a four-course load per semester. Faculty are expected to participate in department and university service including committee work, participate in community life and maintain regular office hours. UCF supports and rewards teaching excellence. UCF offers undergraduate B.F.A. and B.A. degrees as well as an M.F.A. and M.A. degrees in studio arts. The School of Visual Arts & Design has approximately 2,700 majors across four areas that include architecture, digital media, film, and studio arts. The position anticipated start date is August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

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