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, Digital Media (School of Visual Arts and Design)

Description: The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks an instructor or lecturer for teaching in digital media. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position. The duties include teaching a four-course load per semester in addition to service. The anticipated start date is August 2017.

Teaching responsibilities include contributing to the mission of the Digital Media Department in appropriate areas of scholarship. Appropriate specializations may include areas such as development/design focuses in interactive media, web, and game, or other areas within digital media. Specific courses may include Digital Imaging, Interactive Design, Internet Interaction, and Media Software Design.

SVAD is a large diverse unit with several majors and minors in the following areas of study: animation, architecture, art history, digital media, film, game design, graphic design, information design, applied design, and studio art.

UCF offers the following degrees: Architecture (B.D.), Art (B.S., B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.) Digital Media (B.A., M.A., and M.F.A.), and Film (B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.). More information about the school, our curricular offerings, and faculty areas of research is available at: http://svad.cah.ucf.edu.

Instructor or Lecturer, Jazz Bass (Music)

Description: The University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking a nine-month instructor or lecturer to teach and recruit outstanding jazz bass students to complement the jazz studies program, teach coursework within the jazz major, including applied jazz bass, weekly studio bass class, and the Jazz Workshop (upper level theory and improvisation). Additional duties may include teaching Jazz Styles and Analysis, piano, and directing jazz chamber groups.

UCF offers a bachelor degree in Jazz Studies. Currently Jazz Studies has seven performing groups and six faculty. UCF’s Flying Horse Records has eight releases to date, involving students and faculty. The UCF Orlando Jazz Festival fosters educational programs as well as presenting jazz artists of a distinguished professional caliber. Past guests include One for All, Charles McPherson, Mulgrew Miller, Terrell Stafford, Lenny Pickett, Lou Donaldson, Kevin Mahogany, Mike LeDonne, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Grant Stewart, Antonio Hart, Michael Philip Mossman, David Hazeltine and Benny Golson.

Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer (History)

Description: The UCF History Department seeks an Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer to support the Regional Initiative for Collecting History, Experiences and Stories
(RICHES).

RICHES is an interdisciplinary, academic/community digital project in the
Department of History at the University of Central Florida. This six-year-old
collaborative program has partnered with 62 academic and community
groups and contains both completed and in-progress projects. Projects are
directed by individual faculty members and the assets produced through the
projects are housed in the RICHES Mosaic Interface database.

RICHES™ has two goals:
# to serve as a model for documenting the history and culture of a region through an interactive database that draws from multiple repositories and personal collections
# to develop new digital tools for historians.

The Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer will:
* Maintain existing system software
* Plan the development of new web or mobile projects
* Design, install and troubleshoot software
* Develop standards for backing up archives of electronic information
* Document computer applications

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.

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.

Lecturer in Philosophy (Philosophy and Humanities)

Description: The Department of Philosophy at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking to hire a lecturer in philosophy. The teaching load is eight (4/4) courses per academic year. This is a 9-month, non-tenure earning continuing position with the possibility of optional summer teaching. The position is expected to begin August 8, 2017.

Assistant Professor, French Horn (Music)

Description: The School of Performing Arts at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking to hire a nine-month assistant professor to teach Studio French Horn. Duties will include instruction, recruitment, retention, and development of the horn studio; assisting in the administration of the brass area; teaching horn techniques for music education students; and other teaching duties according to the ability of the applicant and the needs of the Music Department. The applicant must work well and build relationships with public school music educators and private studio teachers, as well as relate to and work well with UCF’s diverse student population.

The University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, is a major metropolitan research university. Enrolling over 63,000 students, it is at the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, is fully accredited by the NASM and offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E, and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit: www.music.ucf.edu. For more about UCF, please visit: www.ucf.edu.

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