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https://apply.interfolio.com/65221 Description The School of Design within the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University invites applications to apply for a full-time non-tenure track, one-year position (renewable) position in our Graphic Design program, located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant Loop. The Graphic Design program is an anchor program in the School of Design, which includes cross-disciplinary programs in User Experience Design, and Game Design. The primary responsibilities for this position are the teaching of undergraduates and the development of new and existing coursework. We are in the process of building graduate degrees in Graphic Design and presently have graduate degrees in Experience Design, Human-centered Design and joint programs with the College of Communication in Digital Communication Media Arts and with the School of Computing in Human Computer Interaction. Other responsibilities will include contributing to the program's extracurricular student groups; supporting the school's design speaker series; and strengthening our external networks and connections in the field. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. You can learn more about the Graphic Design program at http://www.cdm.depaul.edu/academics/Pages/BFAinGraphicDesign.aspx Qualifications Ideal candidates for the position will have teaching and creative experience as well as professional experience in the field. MFA, MDes or equivalent, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are looking for faculty engaged in all aspects of visual design with a commitment to both traditional and contemporary design practices. Skills and experience in typography, digital/interactive design, and design research are desired. DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities. Application Instructions Preferred applications are due by 28 July. Application review will begin 29 July and the search will continue until the position is filled. Submission Requirements: Cover letter Curriculum vitae Teaching statement/philosophy Samples of creative work Teaching evaluations by students Three letters of recommendation Samples of student work (optional)
http://chicagodesignconference.com/ This conference proposes design as a timely lens through which to re-examine the history of Chicago, a city whose past encompasses the major national and international themes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and exemplifies how geography, demographics, and politics intertwined to shape the emergence of modern design in an urban environment. Taking a broad view of design, we sought papers that shed light on practices of fashion, graphic design, architecture, interiors, decorative arts, advertising, and industrial design in Chicago between the early nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth century and that represent a diverse range of methodological viewpoints. Moreover, in order to reckon more fully with the complex interplay of grand narratives and complex local realities, we encouraged papers from any discipline that take design as a lens through which to explore aspects of the city’s history not typically considered within the frameworks of art and architecture that have largely defined the history of design in Chicago to date.