Skip to main content

Lecturer in the Department of Design: Winter & Spring 2021

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 23rd, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Jul 20, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jul 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Design announces a temporary lecturer position(s) to teach FURNITURE DESIGN AND DETAILING during the Winter and Spring 2021 quarters.

DES 135A – FURNITURE DESIGN AND DETAILING ; Development of designs for contemporary furniture. Consideration of behavioral and physical requirements, cultural and historic expression, and structural and aesthetic qualities. Process includes research, drawings, and construction of scale models.

Design at UC Davis is unique within the University of California system and presents itself as a global model for design education with a research focus.

Applicants must have professional experience in a design field related to the curriculum.

Appointment Dates:
Winter Quarter: January 4 - March 19, 2021
Spring Quarter: March 25 - June 10 2021

Qualifications:
Appropriate professional degree, e.g. MFA, or equivalent training and professional experience.

Demonstrated teaching ability and experience. A developing record of creative, scholarly, or professional achievement in an area of expertise related to the subject area, as described in this announcement.

Salary and Appointment Level:
Commensurate with degree and experience.

Applications:
The closing date for applications is July 20, 2021

Interested individuals should apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03634 and submit the following materials:

  • Curriculum vita
  • Letter of interest
  • Copies of teaching evaluations if available
  • Digital portfolio of up to twenty creative works
  • Names and contact information of three references.

Candidates may be asked for further evidence of scholarly or creative work at a later date.

POSITIONS ARE COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT. THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN ARE INTERESTED IN CANDIDATES WHO ARE COMMITTED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF SCHOLARSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, AND TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CAMPUS CLIMATE THAT SUPPORTS EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY. UC DAVIS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS DEDICATED TO RECRUITING A DIVERSE FACULTY COMMUNITY. WE WELCOME ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO APPLY, INCLUDING WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP OR ELIGIBILITY FOR US EMPLOYMENT REQUIRED PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT (IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986).

2020 Forbes Award: Best Employers for Diversity 2019 Forbes Award: America

Job location

Davis, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of interest

  • Copies of teaching evaluations if available (Optional)

  • Digital portfolio of up to twenty design-focused creative works - Please submit a single pdf file no more than 10 MB

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
    (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 required (contact information only)