Lecturer in Media Arts and Design

Illinois, United States
24 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Chicago, IL

Aug 16, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Cinema & Media Studies are accepting applications for a part-time, benefits-eligible, Lecturer 2 position in the Department of Cinema & Media Studies, Program in Media Arts & Design. This is a one-year, renewable, position beginning on September 1, 2020. The Lecturer 2 will teach four courses over three quarters of the academic year, including introductory, required, and/or elective courses. In particular, we seek studio-oriented courses in areas that include game design, computational and software art, virtual reality production, augmented reality development, and networked media creation. The course load may also include the Capstone Colloquium that oversees student preparation of a portfolio of digital media artworks or writing.

Minimum qualifications are a MA/MFA or Ph.D. or equivalents, and at least one year of experience teaching at the university or post-secondary level. We welcome applicants who are able to teach classes in a variety of media art technologies, and seek applicants whose intellectual and creative interests will lead to building collaborative conversations within the context of the intense and rigorous intellectual culture of the University.

Further information about the Department of Cinema & Media Studies 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.

To apply for this position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at apply.interfolio.com/77213 .

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 and/or recent course evaluations may be uploaded (if available).

This posting will expire on August 16, 2020.  Only complete applications will be considered.

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

This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.

For further questions about this position, please contact Riss Ballard, ballardm@uchicago.edu.