Adjunct Faculty in Experience Design

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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 Experience Design

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 106Posting Special Instructions to Applicants
The MA in Experience Design addresses the growing demand for professionals with a combination of skills to effectively design processes, services, events, and environments with a focus placed on the quality of the user experience and culturally relevant solutions. The interdisciplinary curriculum emphasizes learning design methods and building design and production skills. By working on collaborative projects with local communities, students engage in critical reflective practice as they develop the skills and techniques necessary to communicate and design products and experiences in a range of media.

Submission Requirements:
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume or CV
3. Teaching Statement
4. 3 Letters of Recommendation
5. Portfolio (optional)
Close Date 10/01/2018



Supplemental Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in experience design or other related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of teaching experience you have in experience design or other related field:
    • None
    • 1 semester or 1-2 quarters
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-4 years
    • 5+ years
  3. * Please indicate the number of years of professional work experience you have experience design or other related field:
    • None
    • 1 semester or 1-2 quarters
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-4 years
    • 5+ years
  4. * Why do you want to teach in DePaul's Experience Design program?

    (Open Ended Question)





Applicant Documents


Required Documents
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio

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Posted: 5/14/2019
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