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Faculty Searches

Last updated on Oct 18, 2021

California College of the Arts invites applications for the following faculty positions. We seek candidates who can cultivate an equitable scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly international student body and, at the undergraduate level, a large demographic of first generation college students. Candidates should have a proven record of teaching and leading in a culturally competent manner with a global perspective, working with diverse groups and fostering an understanding of and respect for diverse cultural practices.


The College is conducting the following searches in academic year 2021-22:

Assistant Professor, Animation Program - applications due January 9, 2022

Assistant Professor, Graduate Interaction Design Program - rolling applications

The College is accepting applications for the following Adjunct Faculty pool(s):

Critical Studies Program - Science and Math: Physical Sciences


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Assistant Professor, Animation Program

California College of the Arts (CCA) is seeking candidates for up to two full time, tenure track Assistant Professor positions in the Animation Program to begin in August 2022.

In keeping with CCA’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, we seek candidates who cultivate and support an equity focused creative and scholarly environment and curriculum within an increasingly diverse and international student body inclusive of a large demographic of first generation college students. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a vibrant creative practice, a passion for excellent teaching and an extensive commitment to professional activity.

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Assistant Professor, Graduate Interaction Design Program

The MDes program is seeking candidates for a part-time, ranked renewable (RR), benefits-eligible position at the assistant professor level to commence teaching starting with the Fall 2021 semester.

An individual in this role will join the College’s diverse faculty population that spans the breadth of contemporary design, craft, architecture, fine arts and the humanities. The ideal candidate will have the capacity to teach across the MDes curriculum, which operates over 12 months in three back-to-back semesters. Individuals with diverse expertise can also share their knowledge with students in other programs through participation in critiques and end of semester reviews.

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