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University of Colorado Lecturer-Digital Design Interactive in Denver, Colorado


University of Colorado – College of Arts & Media


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

This posting will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for the College of Arts & Media Visual Arts Department in the area of Digital Design Interactive. Candidates hired from this pool will fill temporary, non-tenure track positions and will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. Therefore, this posting does not necessarily reflect a current open position.

Support Received

This position reports to Visual Arts Department and the Area Head of the Digital Design program.

Digital Design Program’s Mission

The Digital Design program integrates aesthetic, creative, and critical thought with expertise in advanced electronic media. Configured as an interdisciplinary arts and design laboratory, Digital Design offers a hands-on education combining new art technologies and design concepts within a concentrated theoretical framework that promotes an understanding of the cultural impact and uses of digital technologies. Through this interdisciplinary approach, combining arts and communication, Digital Design strives to produce artists and designers who will use design in innovative ways both in commercial and artistic spheres.

Examples of Work Performed

Teach courses from introductory to advanced levels of web design, UX and UI to undergraduate design students.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary depends on the number of credit hours per class and ranges from $1,265 to $4,217 per course.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Requirements

  • MFA degree in design, or advanced degree in related field and minimum of three years of professional experience in Design

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience in behavioral, UX, UI and or human-centered design

  • Excellent facility with graphic applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

  • 2 – 3 years professional experience working with Interaction Design

  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 - 3 years teaching experience on the college level

  • 3 – 5 years professional design experience

  • Professional experience with project development, pitch development and or branding

  • Experience in Ethnographic Design research

  • Scholarly or creative research focused on any of the following: Motion Design, Broadcast Design, Game Design, Sensory Typography, Professional Practices, Design History, Environmental Design, Social Design and Activism, and or Sensory Based Programming

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver


Schedule Part-time

Posting Date Feb 12, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Michelle Carpenter

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00647419

Req ID: 04031

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.