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Lecturer-Digital Design Interactive

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 3/9/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 04031
Keywords: professional

Job Description

This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department in the area of Digital Design Interactive. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position. This temporary Lecturer recruitment pool is anticipated to remain continuously active until December 31, 2018, at which point all applicants will be cleared from the pool. Applicants are encouraged to apply to future recruitment pools after that date.

Support Received

This position reports to Visual Arts Department and the Area Head of the Digital Design program.

 

Digital Design Program's Mission

The Digital Design program integrates aesthetic, creative, and critical thought with expertise in advanced electronic media. Configured as an interdisciplinary arts and design laboratory, Digital Design offers a hands-on education combining new art technologies and design concepts within a concentrated theoretical framework that promotes an understanding of the cultural impact and uses of digital technologies. Through this interdisciplinary approach, combining arts and communication, Digital Design strives to produce artists and designers who will use design in innovative ways both in commercial and artistic spheres.

 

Examples of Work Performed

Teach courses from introductory to advanced levels of web design, UX and UI to undergraduate design students. 



Minimum Requirements

  • MFA degree in design, or advanced degree in related field and minimum of three years of professional experience in Design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in behavioral, UX, UI and or human-centered design
  • Excellent facility with graphic applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • 2 – 3 years professional experience working with Interaction Design
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body

  

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 - 3 years teaching experience on the college level
  • 3 – 5 years professional design experience 
  • Professional experience with project development, pitch development and or branding
  • Experience in Ethnographic Design research
  • Scholarly or creative research focused on any of the following: Motion Design, Broadcast Design, Game Design, Sensory Typography, Professional Practices, Design History, Environmental Design, Social Design and Activism, and or Sensory Based Programming

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 04031.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.


The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

                                                                                          

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.




Qualifications

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careersThe University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.