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.

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.

Assistant Professor ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Central Florida in Orlando is seeking to hire a tenure track assistant professor in TESOL beginning in August 2015. UCF is a prominent, growing metropolitan research university in Orlando enrolling over 60,000 students. The salary for this position is negotiable with full benefits, dependent upon funding. Responsibilities include: pursue an active research agenda; teach graduate and undergraduate courses; advise master and doctoral degree students; and contribute to the department, college and university through service.

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 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.

Assistant Professor in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences (Philosophy and Humanities)

Description: The University of Central Florida Department of Philosophy is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences, beginning in August 2015. This is a 9-month appointment with an expected teaching load (pre-tenure) of 5 courses per academic year, with the possibility of optional summer teaching. The position is pending budgetary approval. We especially encourage applicants to apply who are excited at the prospect of interdisciplinary research and teaching in cognitive sciences that integrates research or creative projects in diverse areas of inquiry. This can include, but is not limited to, topics such as in the biological, neural, psychological or social sciences; education; cultural or religious studies; technology, HCI, robotics or AI; linguistics, language or communications; the arts or the humanities.

Assistant Professor (English)

Description: The Department of English is seeking to hire a tenure-track assistant professor primarily in our Technical Communication M.A. program with an allied position in the Texts and Technology Ph.D. program. The position entails a 2/3 teaching load. This position is anticipated to begin in August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

Instructor or Lecturer (English)

Description: University of Central Florida Department of English is seeking a non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer, with the ability to teach British literature survey courses, with emphasis on earlier historical periods, as well as other required and elective courses. This position is renewable and carries a 4/4 teaching load. The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 14, 2014.

Accountant (English)

Description: Managing the accounting operations for a large academic department.

Assistant Professor ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: The University of Central Florida invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track assistant professor in Portuguese language and culture with a concentration in Latin American Studies, starting in Fall 2015. The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of Modern Languages and will teach Portuguese language and culture courses in addition to courses on Brazilian topics to strengthen the Latin American Studies program. The University of Central Florida and its 12 colleges provide opportunities to over 60,000 students from all 50 states and 140 countries. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is the nation’s second-largest university.

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.

Assistant Professor in Ethics and Digital Culture (Philosophy and Humanities)

Description: The Department of Philosophy at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure-earning assistant professor position in ethics and digital culture beginning in August 2015. This is a shared position between the Department of Philosophy and the Texts and Technology Ph.D. program, and the successful candidate will be involved in both areas. This is a 9-month appointment with an expected teaching load (pre-tenure) of 5 courses per academic year, with the possibility of optional summer teaching. The position is pending budgetary approval.

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.

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