Dept. Job Opportunities

Available Positions

The following opportunities are available within the University of Texas at Arlington's Art + Art History Department. For questions concerning these positions, please call 817.272.2891 or email us at art-arthistory@uta.edu.
 

Name Area

Technical Staff Assistant V

All

Immediate

Technical Staff Assistant V

Posting Number: JOBPOST0010778
Hiring: Department Art and Art History
Pay type: Monthly
Salary: $3,166.67 (negotiable depending on qualifications)
Work Hours: Standard
Start time: 08:00:00
End time: 05:00:00
Hours Per Week: 40
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date: 2015-06-29
Position Duration: Funding expected to continue
Position Open To: Open
Location: UTA/Arlington, TX

Required Application Materials

Resume, Letter of Interest. List of References 3 (with contact information).

Additional Information

Purpose
This position is critical to the Art and Art History Program for NASAD Accreditation. This position performs highly skilled and technical work to include construction, operation and maintenance of specialized equipment. This position directly addresses NASAD Accreditation, safety and facility requirements.

Essential Functions
Construction, installation, operation maintenance, and repair of all equipment and furniture within the Art and Art History Department. Design and construction of specialized equipment needed by the various areas in the Art and Art History Department. Moving equipment/furniture/etc., with the Art and Art History Department. Coordination of surplus equipment and pick-ups.

Marginal/Incidental Functions
Other functions as assigned

Required Qualifications
High school graduation with vocational training in a related field. Five years in the construction and maintenance of equipment or apparatus of the type related to the position. Proficiency and accuracy in all duties performed. Working conditions are considered acceptable but occasionally involve exposure to scientific hazards in some departments. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.

Preferred Qualifications
None

Working Conditions
May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Criminal background check conducted.

The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2015 and continue until the position is satisfactorily filled. This is a security- sensitive position, and a criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. UT Arlington is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.

Assistant Professor

Visual Communication

Immediate

Assistant Professor

Location: Arlingotn, Texas
Type: Full Time - Academic-Assistant Professor
Categories: StudioArt-Any, Studio Art-Digital Meda/ Animation, Studio Art-Graphic/ Industrial/ Object Design 
Preferred Education: MFA

Areas of Responsibility: Assist in the implementation and continual development of Interactive Visualizations and Game Activities. Teach classes and seminars to undergraduate and graduate students. Create an environment that fosters innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial thinking. Emphasize design, creativity and collaboration within the art department as well as other departments in College of Liberal Arts (COLA) and University. Seek and manage a cross-disciplinary team teaching environment. Present advanced contemporary trends in all aspects of data visualization and gaming the discipline.

The Art and Art History department has over 700 undergraduate majors and MFA students in twelve studio disciplines. There are thirty-one full-time faculty members and twenty part-time faculty members in the department. The Visual Resources collection includes a well-developed image bank, a state-of-the-art Mac OS research center, a full-time collections manager, and resources in print and digital data.

The University of Texas at Arlington, part of the University of Texas system, is a full service, research, and teaching university with approximately 34,000 students. The University is located in the City of Arlington in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, which has an ethnically diverse population and excellent cultural facilities. The Metroplex is home to several major internationally recognized museums and galleries (e.g., Kimbell Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, the Modern Art Museum-Fort Worth, and the Amon Carter Museum).

Qualifications: A terminal degree in related field and/or industry work experience. Evidence of game development; Portfolio containing relevant examples; Experience with scripting and coding; Experience with level design; Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite; Experience in the use of Processing (open source programing language and IDE); Experience with Zbrush or other surface painting/texturing software; Experience with 2D & 3D animation; Experience with cinematics, story and character development, storyboarding, film theory; Ability to create visually-sophisticated environments in Unreal Development Kit, Unity Development Kit or other game engine; Grant writing skills and successfully acquiring grants.

Position is open until filled although priority consideration will be given to applications completed by January 10, 2015. Provide a letter of application, vita, copies of transcripts, and three current letters of reference. Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, evidence of scholarly research publications, format, advocacy, and service. Provide 20 examples of your work on CD or DVD on website (include images and time-based media), thumbnail printouts of the work represented, 20 images of your students’ work. Three references listing names, addresses, phone numbers and email: Department of Art and Art History, Studio Art Painting and Drawing Search Committee, 502 S. Cooper St. #335, Box 19089, Arlington, TX 76019.

UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.

NOTES: Additional Salary Information: Start up Funds will be available Internal Number: COLA11142014AAH

Senior Lecturer

FIlm/Video

Immediate

Senior Lecturer

The University of Texas at Arlington
College of Liberal Arts – Art + Art History

Position: Senior Lecturer, Film/Video at the University of Texas at Arlington. Position is two years, starts August 2015.
Qualifications: An MFA in Film/Video is required. A strong background in narrative filmmaking, particularly screenwriting, is required. The applicant should have a meaningful exhibition and/or significant festival record and college level teaching experience in film and video. The applicant must be proficient in screenwriting, film/digital production, pre-production, post-production and related software including, Final Cut Pro X, Final Draft, and Adobe products. The ability to teach History of Film or History of Video Art or Sound for Film and Video would be a plus.

The position requires the faculty member to teach undergraduate courses in screenwriting and film and digital production in the Art and Art History Department, continue to help develop the film and digital programs, advise students, and participate in departmental and community service. The applicant will also work with Studio: CREATE©* teams to help manage advanced client projects. The selected candidate must continue to develop both their personal work and reputation as a filmmaker. Film/Video is a program of study in the Art and Art History Department with four full time faculty, a number of part time faculty and part time equipment room staff. There are over one hundred BFA students and four MFA students in the area. It is a very “hands on” program with BFA students beginning to create film work in their first semester. There are a number of computer labs, film and digital camera and lighting systems, and a shooting studio available. In addition, our students benefit from the area being in an Art Department, where many other Studio and Art History classes have a positive and reinforcing influence on their work.

*Studio: CREATE© is a creative technology studio that prepares the next generation of artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and technology practitioners for the future. The program is focused on the intersection of the creative arts, technology, entrepreneurship, and learning. The mission of the studio is to conduct and apply trans-disciplinary, collaborative research and creative activity to enhance client need and individual research. The outcomes promote students’ critical and creative thinking skills to improve learning, performance and developing traits of entrepreneurship, with a special focus on students studying art certification, gaming for education and entertainment, design communication, animation and emerging media. Applicants should enjoy one to one contact with students and understand the importance of individually mentoring them in their development. That has always been the key to our student’s noteworthy successes. Please review our website (www.uta.edu/art/) for detailed information related to our NASAD accredited program.

The University of Texas at Arlington, part of the University of Texas System, is a full service research and teaching university with approximately 34,000 students. The University is located in the center of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, which has an ethnically diverse population and excellent cultural facilities. The successful candidate must work effectively with students, faculty and staff from all over the world. UT Arlington is committed to enhancing diversity in its faculty and encourages qualified members of historically under-represented groups to apply.

Send letter of application, CV, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of references (sent directly to UT Arlington by references), examples of previous student work, and a list 10 films that inspire them to Mary Peterson, Art and Art History, UT Arlington, Box 19089, Arlington, TX 76019.

The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2015 and continue until the position is satisfactorily filled. This is a security- sensitive position, and a criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. UT Arlington is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.