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 (Music)

Description: The University of Central Florida School of Performing Arts is seeking a 9-month tenure-earning assistant professor to direct the university orchestras, teach string music education courses and other courses according to the ability of the applicant and needs of the department. Ongoing research and university service is an expectation of all tenured and tenure-earning faculty. Collaboration with faculty, staff, and students in both Music and Theater Departments and student recruitment is expected. 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.

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 (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 (History)

Description: The University of Central Florida is seeking applications for a nine month, tenure-track assistant professor position in Ancient Greece and/or Roman History. The faculty member will be expected to teach in these fields at the B.A. and M.A. level, be able to direct theses, while pursuing a research agenda of their own. UCF is a growing metropolitan university with an enrollment of over 60,000 that has maintained an atmosphere of personal instruction, and is home to an excellent Honors College and diverse student body. The History Department takes pride in its reputation for quality instruction and publication. The department offers a B.A. and M.A. in history and offers a public history component as part of its curriculum. For more information see www.history.cah.ucf.edu.

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 area of architecture. The successful candidate will deliver courses at the undergraduate level that inspire majors in the following areas of study: Architectural Design and Architectural Theory and History; 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. This position is for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-earning assistant professor to teach a three-course load per semester. 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 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.

Administrative Assistant ( Modern Languages and Literatures)

Description: Manages personnel and payroll for the unit. Front office management. Maintain budget for the department and financial records for the unit. Serves as liaison with other departments and university entities.

Instructor or Lecturer (Writing and Rhetoric)

Description: The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida is seeking two non-tenure earning instructors or lecturers to teach first-year composition courses, with possible opportunities to teach upper-level courses as our undergraduate programs grow. These nine-month positions will teach four writing courses each fall/spring; service duties are also expected, and may include curriculum development and program assessment. The positions will begin in August 2015, pending the availability of funding.

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