The Center for Arts in Medicine in the College of the Arts is searching for an Adjunct Faculty member to join our team for the 2022 Summer B semester to teach an 8 week fully online course of “Research & Evaluation.”

This online course explores research and evaluation in arts in medicine. Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods will be discussed, with an emphasis on arts informed approaches for use in the healthcare settings, be it the hospital or in the community. Through video lectures, readings, writing assignments and weekly online discussion, students will learn the basics of developing a research proposal and evaluation plan. The course dates are from June 20th – August 12th 2022.

Course Learning Objectives:
• Distinguish between evaluation and research.
• Demonstrate understanding of the program evaluation process.
• Compare and contrast quantitative and qualitative methods.
• Discuss the use of arts informed methods/approaches in arts in medicine research and
• Determine the critical components of a research proposal.

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.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

CENTER FOR ARTS IN MEDICINE: Housed in the College of the Arts, the Center for Arts in Medicine (CAM) is committed to advancing research, education, and practice in the arts in health, locally and globally. The Center facilitates research, education, and training in the use of the arts to enhance health in healthcare and public health contexts. The Center provides a framework for interdisciplinary collaboration among University of Florida faculty and students, healthcare providers, clinical artists, and our local and global communities. The Center develops and effects interdisciplinary research studies through its two research labs, and educational curricula on all levels. The Center serves as a national model for the arts in health research, education, and training. The Center provides certificate and degree programs, including MA and graduate certificates in Arts in Medicine and Arts in Public Health, and undergraduate certificates across disciplines. For more information, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/cam.

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land grant foundation, ranked one of the top five best public universities in the nation in U.S. News & World Report. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre and Dance Alive National Ballet.

Expected Salary: $4500 for the semester

Find out more and apply here.