Adjunct Faculty in Digital Communication and Media Arts

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DePaul University

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.

Adjunct Faculty in Digital Communication and Media Arts

Classification Information



Rank Adjunct (Non-tenure Track)



Position / Posting Information


This pool will close on the date specified in the Close Date field. You will be notified of the closing by email. If you would like to remain in the pool after that time, you will need to resubmit to the new pool posting at: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/
College/School College of Computing and Digital Media Responsibilities
DePaul's College of Computing & Digital Media (CDM) is located in the heart of Chicago's Loop, the central business district of Chicago. CDM students come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures therefore CDM is 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 Interactive and Social Media are joint programs with CDM's School of Computing.
Required Qualifications
Minimum requirements include a master's 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.
Preferred Qualifications Posting Number Part-time Faculty 117Posting 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. DCMA students come from a variety undergraduate degrees and professional backgrounds, making up a diverse and exciting student population.

See the DCMA Requirements page for course descriptions: https://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/Current/Requirements-MA-in-Digital-Communication-and-Media-Arts.aspx
Close Date 10/01/2018



Supplemental Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or equivalent professional experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What field is your Master's degree in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of teaching experience do you have?
    • None
    • Less than one year (1-2 quarters/semesters)
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 6-10 years
    • 10+ years
  4. * Please describe any relevant teaching experience

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years of experience do you have working in a Digital Communications and/or Media Arts related discipline?
    • None
    • 1-2 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 5-6 years
    • 7-10 years
    • 10+ years
  6. * Please describe any relevant work experience

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please look through the Course Catalog (https://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/CourseCatalog.aspx) under Subject "Digital Media Arts". List below any DMA courses in which you are interested in teaching and very briefly explain your qualifications to teach them.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Why do you want to teach in DePaul's DCMA program?

    (Open Ended Question)





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Required Documents
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  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio

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Posted: 5/14/2019
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