The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine, College of the Arts, invites applications from individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives for one (1) Lecturer position.
The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.
This position is dedicated to increasing health equity by developing avenues that encourage social cohesion among diverse community members as a means of building a healthy community through the arts. This position is focused on service learning through teaching, mentorship, research and service. This position will function in keeping with the Center’s by-laws and promotion guidelines, in arts in medicine, with an emphasis on community engagement.
Responsibilities: Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate coursework in the MA in Arts in Medicine, graduate certificate, and undergraduate certificate programs, and other course work as assigned. Collaboratively design or lead interdisciplinary service learning and research projects. Write and obtain grant funding for research and outreach projects. Maintain creative, scholarly and service contributions appropriate for a faculty member at a top ten public university; and serve on university committees as assigned.
Minimum Requirements: MA in Arts in Medicine or Master’s degree in a related field, five years of professional experience in arts in medicine or community-based arts education; at least two years of teaching/facilitating experience; evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with publicly-engaged scholarship and creative practice. Management of community outreach partnerships and demonstrated proficiency in health communication. A history of successful grant writing, acquisition, and management. Leadership in arts in medicine or arts in community health. Online curriculum development and teaching experience.