Lecturer in Media Arts and Design (Practice-Oriented Courses)

Illinois, United States
07 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Location Chicago, IL


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2019-20 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division, the Department of Cinema & Media Studies, and the Program on Media Arts and Design may have part-time teaching opportunities for instructors to teach courses that count towards the Media Arts and Design minor.  We seek instructors for practice-oriented courses in areas that include virtual reality production, augmented reality development, and programming for Unity game development.

Further information about the Program on Media Arts and Design can be found in the University of Chicago’s College Catalog, http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/MediaArtsandDesign/

Responsibilities will include preparing lecture- and/or workshop-style classes, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and the preparation and grading of assignments and testing materials.

Minimum qualifications are a MA/MFA or PhD in a related field, and at least one year of experience teaching at the university or post-secondary level.

Depending on the curricular needs of the department, the successful candidate may teach between one and four courses per academic year.   In 2019-20, the per-course salary is $6,861.  This position is not benefits eligible.

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago's Interfolio jobs board at apply.interfolio.com/66598

Applicants must upload a current curriculum vitae; a cover letter that addresses professional and teaching experience; and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters may be solicited.  Optionally, a sample syllabus (if available) may be uploaded.

In the event that a teaching opportunity becomes available, we will contact applicants with the appropriate academic training and experience.  This posting will expire on March 29, 2020.

This position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.  Only complete applications will be considered.  For further questions about this position, please contact Traci Verleyen, Department of Cinema & Media Studies, tverleyen@uchicago.edu

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