Lecturer in Media Arts and Design

Illinois, United States
24 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

The University of Chicago: The College: Humanities Collegiate Division

Chicago, IL

Mar 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


During the autumn, winter, and spring quarters of the 2020-21 academic year the Humanities Collegiate Division and the Department of Cinema & Media Studies may have part-time teaching opportunities for courses that count toward the Media Arts Data and Design minor. We seek courses in areas that include comparative media studies (e.g., video games and music, television and cinema, etc.); race, gender, and sexuality in gaming; television studies; and transnational media studies. We also seek studio-oriented courses in areas that include virtual reality production, augmented reality development, networked media creation, game design, and programming for Unity game development.

Further information about the Program on Media Arts and Design can be found in the University of Chicago‚Äôs 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 2020-21, the per-course salary is $7,000. 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/77183

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 28, 2021.

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 Riss Ballard, ballardm@uchicago.edu