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Lecturer-Illustration

**Description**

**University of Colorado - College of Arts & Media**

**Lecturer**

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 Illustration. 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 from foundation level drawing to advanced levels in Illustration using both traditional and digital media processes.

**Salary and Benefits:**

Salary depends on the number of credit hours per class and ranges from $1,265 to $4,815 per course.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

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**Diversity and Equity:**

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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 broad knowledge of the history of art, contemporary art, illustration and design

+ Ability to work independently

**Minimum Requirements**

MFA degree in studio art, design or illustration, or advanced degree in related field and minimum of three years of professional experience in Design

+ Advanced communication and self-promotion skills in print and social media

+ Strong skills in teaching graphic applications and ability to also teach perspective, figure drawing and sequential drawing (storyboards and graphic novels)

+ 2 - 3 years of professional practice in illustration

+ Strong facility with graphic applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

+ 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

+ 3 - 5 years professional illustration experience

+ Strong facility to teach motion / animation applications such as Adobe After Effects and Cinema 4D

**Job:** Faculty

**Primary Location:** Denver

**Job Category** Faculty

**Department** U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

**Schedule** Part-time

**Posting Date** Feb 16, 2021

**Unposting Date** Ongoing

**Posting Contact Name** Michelle Carpenter

**Posting Contact Email** michelle.carpenter@ucdenver.edu

**Posting Number** 00647414

**Req ID:** 04029

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.