Hiring Conservation Lecturer Positions, Fall 2022

APPLICATION WINDOW

Open June 20th, 2022 through Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by July 20th, 2022, you will have until July 31st, 2022 to complete your application.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The UCLA/Getty Interdepartmental Program in the Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for lecturer positions to teach the following courses during the Fall quarter, 2022. The quarter begins on September 19 and ends on December 9. These appointments also provides opportunities for interaction with colleagues, laboratory facilities and research infrastructure at UCLA and the Getty Villa. Through its collaboration with the Getty Conservation Institute, as a unit in the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, and located in the UCLA Fowler Museum, the Conservation Program is part of a vibrant center of archaeological and cultural scholarship.

CLT HTG 260 Structure, Properties and Deterioration of Material: Ceramics, Glass, Glazes
General introduction to different types of ancient ceramic and glass materials. Relationship between composition (chemistry), structure (crystals, molecular arrangement, and microstructure), and properties of ceramics, glass, glazes. Nature of frit and faience deterioration explained using basic concepts from physics and chemistry. Chemical, optical, and structural properties. Deterioration phenomena, defects, and products of alteration of ceramics and vitreous artifacts. Hands-on examination of variety of samples and artifacts.
 
CLT HTG 230 Conservation Laboratory: Ceramics, Glass and GlazesEnforced requisite: course 260. Recommended: course M215. Hands-on study in deterioration and conservation of ceramics and glass. Evaluation of use of conservation materials in joining, gap-filling, and restoration of ceramics and experience in their use provided.Appointments will be at the lecturer level and will be located in Los Angeles unless we are required to teach them remotely. Duties include preparation and delivery of lectures and laboratory practical sessions and supervision of conservation treatments related to the course taught.

Candidates should hold a graduate degree in conservation from a recognized academic institution, with at least five years of experience in the conservation of archaeological and ethnographic materials. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous academic teaching experience both in delivering theoretical lectures and seminars and developing and supervising object treatments in the laboratory.

This position is represented by the University Council – American Federation of Teachers: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/contract.html. Internal applicants will be considered for reappointment prior to the consideration of external applicants.

The University of California, Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)

JOB LOCATION
Los Angeles, CA

REQUIREMENTS
DOCUMENTS
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter
Statement of Research Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
Misc / Additional (Optional)
REFERENCES
2-3 letters of reference required

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should hold a graduate degree in conservation from a recognized academic institution, with at least five years of experience in the conservation of archaeological and cultural materials. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous academic teaching experience both in delivering theoretical lectures and seminars and developing and supervising object treatments in the laboratory.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-5 required (contact information only)
REFERENCES2-3 reference contact information required.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07586

Help contact: bronson@ioa.ucla.edu

CAMPUS INFORMATION

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.