Adjuncts - Communication & Media Design

Jun 16, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Education, Other
Full Time


The Department of Communication and Media Design at Marymount University in the Washington DC metro area, invites applications for adjunct positions to teach undergraduate courses in Visual Communication and Design (visual literacy) or Electronic Publishing or Web and Social Media Design. The positions involve teaching one/two courses per semester.

Visual Communications and Design focuses on the aesthetics of visual images and symbols for visual literacy. Students develop an understanding of visual images, symbols, and messaging in art, photography, and digital media. And how to apply these theories to design concepts and to analyze visual communications.

Electronic Publishing is an introduction to the fundamentals of electronic publishing using Adobe InDesign software. Students integrate type and images to produce common business publications for print or use on the Internet.

Web and Social Media Design is an introduction to the fundamentals of web and social media design and technology. Students write, design, and produce web and social media sites for organizations and causes using WordPress.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits required in the discipline to be taught.

MA, MS, MFA or PhD in Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Media Design, Communication or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Work experience in related field.

Special Notes to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, a current CV, your teaching philosophy and a list of three references. You may also attach your unofficial graduate transcripts.

Application materials must be received by 08/31/2017

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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