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Adjunct Instructor, Communication Design

Date: Nov 8, 2020

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


The College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for adjunct instructors in Communication Design.


Communication Design students receive a foundation in visual problem solving. The core of the curriculum is a series of sequential design studios. These courses help students develop critical and visual thinking along with essential design processes. Students also have opportunities to further develop in specific areas of interest (including graphic design, interaction design and motion design). Students reinforce their skills in the field through several co-ops.


Responsibilities: for this position include teaching one course in a specified semester, which entails working with the lead teacher of a course and delivering course materials incorporating theory, and practical applications.


Minimum Qualifications: A candidate seeking an adjunct professor appointment should hold a bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field. Additionally they should have a minimum of 5 years of work experience.

Candidate must demonstrate the ability to produce quality creative work through a portfolio. Candidates should possess a strong foundation in the fundamentals of graphic design (specifically typography, image-making, and composition), communication problem solving, aesthetic execution, and professionalism.


Application Process:  Complete an 'Applicant Profile' and upload your CV/Resume. Officially apply and under the 'Additional Documents' section upload your "Letter of Interest" which clearly states your area of teaching experience AND upload your Portfolio as a link or web address only.  (No more than 2MB)


** Please note that this is a pooled posting, applications are being accepted on a continuous basis to be included in the general pool of candidates from which part-time faculty are selected.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 50363


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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