Adjunct Instructor – Communication Design



Job description

Cincinnati, OH

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

School of Design, Communication Design


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 appointment should hold a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, interaction design, digital design or related field.

Candidate must demonstrate the ability to produce quality creative work through a portfolio. Candidates should possess a strong foundation in the fundamentals of UX/UI and/or graphic design (specifically typography, image-making, and composition).

How to apply

Complete an ‘Applicant Profile’ and upload your CV/Resume. Officially apply and under the ‘Additional Documents’ section upload the information below as one document in PDF format:

1) “Letter of Interest” which clearly states your area of teaching experience

2) List of two professional references

3) 10 images of student work

4) Professional website address

**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.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.