Adjunct Faculty in Digital Communication and Media Arts
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 148451901
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 47759
College/School: College of Computing and Digital Media Responsibilities:
DePauls College of Computing & Digital Media (CDM) is located in the heart of Chicagos Loop, the central business district of Chicago.CDMstudents come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures thereforeCDMis interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty. Part-time teaching positions are available throughout the academic year, including summer sessions. Academic course schedules fluctuate from quarter to quarter, and the college will work with selected individuals to determine a quarterly schedule. Courses are not guaranteed, however the college does its best to give ample notice about available courses. Applicants with expertise that matches course scheduling needs will be contacted for an interview.
The School of Design offers a learning environment that nurtures the development of innovative designers, who embrace interdisciplinary methods to solve challenging problems. The School of Design offers undergraduate degrees in Graphic Design and Game Design, graduate programs in Experience Design, Digital Communications and Media Arts, and Game Design, and a Ph.D. program in Human Centered Design. The MS in Human Computer Interaction and the BS in User Experience Design are joint programs with CDMs School of Computing.
Required Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a masters degree in the discipline, or 18 semester/27 quarter hours of graduate work in the discipline, or an undergraduate degree with a minimum of five years demonstrated relevant professional experience. Exceptions may be considered with approval of the dean.
The candidate must have demonstrated experience in working in teaching in an diverse learning environment. Special Instructions to Applicants: The MA in Digital Communication and Media Arts (DCMA) degree will teach students how digital technology has affected communication and artistic practices, and how to effect change in communication and artistic practices through the integration of digital technology. The program integrates multiple topics all centered on the way contemporary technology is changing communication practices, particularly in regard to medium specific design practices and storytelling across media, culminating in a truly interdisciplinary degree. This is a practical degree, in that it teaches students skills utilizing technology and problem solving, giving them the critical tools to become better communicators and creators in a variety of digital environments.DCMAstudents come from a variety undergraduate degrees and professional backgrounds, making up a diverse and exciting student population.
See theDCMARequirements page for course descriptions: https://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/Current/Requirements-MA-in-Digital-Communication-and-Media-Arts.aspx
In addition to the required documents listed below, you may also submit a portfolio as an optional document.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.