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
Candidates must possess a master’s degree (for an
instructor) from an accredited institution or a terminal degree (for a
lecturer) from an accredited institution in digital media or related field
(e.g., computer science, interaction design, or other fields in which digital
media is a significant focus of study) at the time of hire.
Candidates must possess teaching experience or have
demonstrated evidence of teaching-related activities, such as workshops,
training, or scholarship of teaching and learning. Candidates must be able to
demonstrate experience in collaborative digital projects and exhibit strong
Ideal candidates will be proficient in modern
scripting/programming languages for development in one or more platforms, such
as web, mobile, and games. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a
strong understanding of contemporary development practices related to web
frameworks or game engine technology. Ideal candidates can also demonstrate an
evolving body of creative work, and/or conference presentations in a relevant
Applicants applying to position number 30126 will also be
considered for position number 30127.
Application Materials Required
The university requires that all candidates apply online at www.jobswithucf.com In addition to the online application,
applicants who want to be fully considered must upload the following individual
PDF documents: 1) letter of application, 2) CV, 3) one-page statement
describing a teaching philosophy, and 4) contact information for three
professional references. In addition, applicants must provide a link to an
online portfolio or repository of work.
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they
can be uploaded at that time. The site will not accept more than 10MB total per
applicant. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not
allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.
Complete applications must be received by January 26, 2017.
Review of completed applications will begin upon submission. Selected
applicants will be required to provide official transcripts.
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women,
veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university,
UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the
public upon request.
The University of Central Florida is an emerging
preeminent research institution and America’s Partnership University. Our 13
colleges provide education and opportunities to more than 63,000 students from
all 50 states and more than 150 countries. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is
one of the largest universities in the country with 212 degree programs from
which to choose. UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton
Review and Kiplinger’s, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by