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Last updated on Mar 31, 2022

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 February 6, 2022

Open Rank Faculty, Critical Design History and Theory - March 4, 2022 deadline

Assistant Professor, Interaction Design Program - March 30, 2022 deadline

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

Animation Program

Critical Studies Program - Science and Math: Physical Sciences

Critical Studies Program - Science and Math: Computational Practices


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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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Open Rank Faculty, Critical Design History and Theory

California College of the Arts seeks applicants for a full-time, open-rank tenure track position in critical design history and theory to begin in Fall 2022. This unique position is supported by the divisions of Design and Humanities & Sciences. 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 professional record of research, scholarship, and student-centered teaching.

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Assistant Professor, Interaction Design Program

The Interaction Design Program seeks candidates who have a strong interaction design portfolio, technical expertise in the design and development of interactive products and experiences, and a proven record of professional practice or research through practice. We are especially interested in candidates that embody a commitment to ethical design and inclusive practices in their own work and can bring these approaches into their teaching. Ideal candidates will fill a critical role in developing and teaching the foundational courses in the program.

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