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.

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Lecturer, Writing and Rhetoric (Writing and Rhetoric)

Description: The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is pleased to invite applications for a nine-month, non-tenure earning visiting instructor or visiting lecturer to teach primarily first-year composition courses to non-native speakers of English. This 4-year visiting appointment consists of teaching four writing courses each fall and spring, at least two of which will be classes composed primarily of non-native speakers of English. Assignments may vary depending on department needs, the faculty member’s participation in administrative aspects of the program, and international student enrollment. Successful candidates will participate in service to the department and other departmental activities. The position is expected to begin August 2017, pending the availability of funding.

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is an award-winning, vibrant, independent writing department. Our department is nationally known for its commitment to Writing about Writing pedagogy, and our first-year composition program won the CCCC Certificate of Excellence in 2013.

Associate or Full Professor and Chair, History (History)

Description: The Department of History at the University of Central Florida invites applications for the position of department chair with an expected start date of August 2017. The academic home for the department is in the College of Arts and Humanities. The chair reports to the dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will deftly manage programs, personnel, and budget, as well as actively pursue opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

UCF is a growing metropolitan research university in Orlando enrolling over 64,000 students. The department offers a B.A. and an M.A. in History and includes a vibrant Public History program. The department also participates in the Texts and Technology Ph.D. program – an interdisciplinary program housed in the College of Arts and Humanities. The History Department takes pride in its reputation for quality instruction and publication. For more information see www.history.cah.ucf.edu.

Instructor or Lecturer, Writing and Rhetoric (Writing and Rhetoric)

Description: The University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Writing and Rhetoric is pleased to invite applications for two positions in the department at the rank of instructor or lecturer. These positions are full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track academic appointments with a 4/4 teaching load. The successful applicants would teach first-year composition courses (ENC 1101 and/or 1102) with the potential to teach upper-division courses in the department to support the major, minor, and certificate programs. Successful candidates will participate in service to the department, which could include curriculum development and program assessment. The positions will begin in Fall 2017, pending the availability of funding.

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric is an award-winning, vibrant, independent writing department. UCF offers professional development and advancement to all instructors and lecturers, such as advancement to the position of associate instructor/lecturer and senior instructor/lecturer. Our Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Office of Faculty Excellence, Center for Distributed Learning, and Center for Success of Women Faculty support faculty members at all ranks. Our department is nationally known for its commitment to Writing about Writing pedagogy, and our first-year composition program won the CCCC Certificate of Excellence in 2013.

One of the nation’s largest universities, UCF is a metropolitan research institution and America’s Partnership University, having achieved the Carnegie Foundation’s highest classifications for research activity and community engagement. UCF promotes a diverse and inclusive environment, with students from 50 states and 148 countries. Central Florida is similarly one of the nation’s fastest-growing and diverse metropolitan areas, home of The City Beautiful and a variety of cultural and natural attractions.

Senior Computer Specialist (Technology)

Description: The main responsibility of this position is to maintain, analyze, upgrade, install, diagnose, and repair computer systems, hardware, and peripherals for the College of Arts & Humanities (CAH) with focus on college-level event support and the classrooms, labs, and conference rooms located at Research Park, Center for Emerging Media (CEM) and the Orlando campus.

Professor and Director, School of Performing Arts (School of Performing Arts)

Description: The University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks a dynamic, energetic, innovative leader to direct its School of Performing Arts. The School of Performing Arts is combined Departments of Music and Theatre. The director will work to advance the performing arts at UCF to increased national and international prominence.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion and vision for the performing arts and represent/advocate that passion and vision within the university as well as to local, national, and international constituencies; provide collaborative, academic, and administrative leadership for performing arts students, faculty, and staff in achieving their artistic goals; actively collaborate with the UCF Foundation in a capital campaign to complete the design and construction of the performance venues phase of the new Performing Arts Center; and provide strong fiscal stewardship for the continued growth and development of the school.

This is a 12-month appointment, with an anticipated start date August 2017.

The current Departments of Music and Theatre collectively house 14 bachelor’s and master’s programs (B.A., B.M., B.M.E., M.A. in Music and B.A., B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A. in Theatre), over 80 faculty and staff, and over 700 students majoring in the performing arts. UCF performing arts faculty and students have a strong record of activity and recognition nationally and internationally. Ongoing professional partnerships include the Orlando Repertory Theatre, the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. In August 2010, the Departments of Music and Theatre moved into a new $25M office, classroom, and rehearsal complex that is the first phase of a planned larger facility that will provide multiple performance venues and support spaces.

UCF is a comprehensive research university located in metropolitan Orlando, a dynamic, growing area with large arts and entertainment industries offering numerous partnership opportunities. With over 63,000 students, UCF is the second largest university in the country.

College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida  •  Main Office: CAH190
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 161990 Orlando, FL 32816
Physical Address: 12421 Aquarius Agora Dr. Orlando, FL 32816
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