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[JOB/TEACHING] Lecturer in Interaction Design, Univ of Miami

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

The School of Communication is seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking interaction design professional to join our faculty as a Lecturer (non-tenure track) to teach courses beginning Spring 2015. With undergraduate programs in communication studies, advertising, public relations, journalism, cinema, and interactive media, the School of Communication is a collaborative interdisciplinary learning environment with a strong design research emphasis woven throughout the undergraduate and graduate curricula.
The School seeks candidates with the ability to teach general design principles with a deep understanding of design processes. The ideal candidate will also bring a specialized area of expertise to the department that we can incorporate into our curriculum and research culture. We seek an experienced candidate with expertise in one of the following areas: Interaction Design (UI/UX), Front-end Development, Human Computer Interaction, Content Strategy, Advanced and Emergent Manufacturing Techniques, or Design Research Methods. A relevant Master’s Degree is required, and a minimum 3 years of teaching experience or equivalent applicable professional experience is preferred. A relevant Ph.D. is preferred.
To apply, please send a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to the Program Director listed below. Submit no more than 20 examples of current professional work. Please note that attached documents should not exceed 5 MB in size. Links to your portfolio are preferred. If you are currently teaching or have taught in the past, please send us no more than 20 examples of your students’ work. DO NOT APPLY FOR POSITION# 049599 ONLINE.
Please address questions, correspondence, and materials to: Kim Grinfeder, Program Director, Interactive Media School of Communication University of Miami P.O. Box 24812 Coral Gables, FL 33124-2105. (Email is preferred).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.