Open call for tenure-track faculty

Open call for tenure-track faculty

California College of the Arts (CCA)

Photo: Alison Yin. Image courtesy California College of the Arts.
December 3, 2014
Open call for tenure-track faculty

California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

California College of the Arts is seeking applicants for the following tenure-track faculty positions:

Assistant Professor of Painting/Drawing

Assistant Professor of Photography

Assistant Professor of Film History, Theory & Criticism

Assistant Professor of Interaction Design

Assistant Professor of Industrial Design

Assistant Professor of Writing & Literature

Reviews of all applications will begin in January.


About the college
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) offers 22 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in the areas of fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. The college offers BFA, BA, MFA, MA, MBA, BArch, MArch, MAAD, and MDes degrees. It has campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, and currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.

CCA’s learning environment encourages collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Theory and practice are equally emphasized. The programs balance studio courses with a rich and relevant curriculum in the humanities and sciences. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community, and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of students and faculty is essential to achieving our educational objectives. CCA is a growing institution that draws on the Arts and Crafts traditions of the Bay Area and contributes to the region’s leadership in the areas of innovation, social entrepreneurship, and creative practice.

The college has made a commitment to playing an active role in the community through project-based learning, public programming, and other industry and community partnerships. CCA students are encouraged to work in an interdisciplinary manner, undertaking projects and collaborations with students in other majors and engaging with outside communities.

The faculty of 550 includes approximately 150 ranked and tenured faculty as well as part-time working professionals. The energetic and collegial faculty culture of CCA creates an outstanding work environment for teachers and administrators alike.

Noted CCA alumni include the artists Nathan Oliveira, Jules de Balincourt, Robert Arneson, Robert Bechtle, Viola Frey, and Peter Voulkos; the Oscar-winning filmmaker Audrey Marrs; the illustrator Tomie de Paola; the conceptual artists Harrell Fletcher, David Ireland, and Dennis Oppenheim; and the designers Lucille Tenazas, Michael Vanderbyl, and Gary Hutton.

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