POSITION SUMMARY/PURPOSE OF POSITION: The University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism is seeking a full-time, professional track faculty member with digital design experience.
Do you want the opportunity to teach bright, energetic students and lead our school in thinking about design and interactive journalism? Are you interested in working collaboratively with students and faculty to design creative digital experiences published throughout the college's news organization?
Come join us!
A Bachelor's degree
Professional experience in at least one of the following areas: digital design, web design, interaction design, UX/UI, data visualization, graphic design, cartography or front-end development
PREFERENCES: Not required, but worth mentioning if any apply to you:
Experience at a news or media organization
A Master's degree or higher
Teaching experience (including part-time, adjunct, conference workshops or workplace training)
A strong digital design portfolio
Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite
Experimentation with design for emerging platforms (including virtual reality or augmented reality)
Experience building news applications and/or backend web development
Experience with data analysis
We hope you are someone who:
Expresses your creativity through code and has hands-on experience building digital interfaces that communicate information in compelling and memorable formats
Is dedicated to continual self-improvement
We hope you want to:
Build a better workplace for yourself and your colleagues
Enjoy the benefits of working in an academic environment, including good health insurance and tuition remission
ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: None required
DIVERSITY STATEMENT: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities and admissions.