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Lecturer-Painting & Drawing

University of Colorado System
Denver, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

University of Colorado – College of Arts & Media


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department to teach in the area of Painting and Drawing. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position.

Support Received

This position reports to Visual Arts Department and the area head of the Painting/Drawing program.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Teach courses on the undergraduate level, from foundation level drawing to advanced levels in Painting and Drawing emphasis area using both traditional andcontemporary painting and drawing practices.
  • Participate in faculty jury to evaluate portfolios of prospective Illustration students annually in the fall semester
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $5,150 per 3-credit semester course.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications :

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of the history of art, modern, and contemporary art
  • Ability to work independently

Minimum Requirements
  • MFA degree in studio art
  • Strong skills in teaching both objective/perceptual (perspective and figure drawing) and non-objective/conceptual problems
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2-3 years teaching experience on the college level
  • Multidisciplinary arts practice

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