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Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts

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Chatham University
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Chatham University, Woodland Road, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Adjunct Faculty - Media Arts

Chatham University is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty of Media Arts.

The Media Arts major provides the opportunity for students to develop creative, conceptual, and technical skills across coursework in film, photography, and graphic design, and fosters a critical awareness of contemporary, convergent media practices. Students are asked to become agents for change within the context of their discipline, asking critical questions about the impact of media in an increasingly global arena. Graduates will be prepared to assume roles in media arts production industries or pursue graduate programs in related fields.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention.


Primary Responsibilities:

    Teaching introductory, intermediate, or advanced courses in the discipline.Holding regular office hours and maintaining professional communication with students.Consulting and collaborating with other faculty to align with departmental teaching needs.Participating in departmental events and university trainings for adjunct faculty.

Required Qualifications:

    Completion of an MFA or Ph.D. in Media Arts or closely related field (e.g., Art, Media Studies) OR extensive work experience in the field required.Candidates with a combination of academic and practical experience are particularly encouraged to apply.ABD-Ph.D. candidates are encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications:

    Experience teaching and mentoring at a college level preferred.Experience working with/teaching diverse groups/diverse students is desirable.

How to Apply:

Applications accepted only via www.chatham.edu/careers (direct link is https://chatham.applicantpro.com/jobs/3270646) and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please include:

    Cover Letter outlining your qualifications for the position. Curriculum Vitae or Resume. Contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications is ongoing. Vacancies will be filled as needed.

All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. The system will not allow applicants to make edits to their applications after submission.


About Chatham:

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability; health & lab sciences; business & communication; and the arts & humanities. Chatham University is launching its Bachelor of Arts in Immersive Media in the fall of 2019. One of the first programs of its kind, the B.A. in Immersive Media (IMM) is an interdisciplinary program that equips students with knowledge of design thinking, computer programming, interactive game design technology, creative methods, and cutting-edge hardware to create immersive experiences for a variety of
applications and industries.

Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business;
and the College for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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About Chatham

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: health & sustainability; business & communication; and the arts & sciences. Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson ’29, and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus. Consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science & Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Accreditation The University is accredited by the:

· Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

· Pennsylvania Department of Education

· Pennsylvania Department of Education Teacher Certification Program

· Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

· Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

· American Chemical Society

· American Psychology Association

· Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

· Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

· Council for Interior Design Accreditation

· Council on Social Work Education

· International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

· Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council

 

Mission Statement Chatham University prepares its students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work. Through professional skill development and liberal arts learning, Chatham prepares its graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.

Student Life Students at Chatham University immerse themselves in academics, co-curricular activities, and city life here in Pittsburgh, PA. At Chatham University, you’ll find an academic and social environment where everyone, from professors in the classroom to strong alumnae/alumni networks to fellow students, cares about your future. The Office of Student Affairs at Chatham is committed to assisting students in becoming active members of the campus community through a variety of programs and services. Student Affairs staff members are here to help Chatham students stretch their imaginations, learn about themselves, discover the world, and achieve their aspirations. Chatham University has a lot in store for students outside the classroom.

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