Lecturer: Visual Communication Theory

Lusaka, Zambia, Full TimePart Time July 1, 2022

Open Window University is a newly formed specialist university, with a focus on the Creative Arts including the Digital Graphic Design, Photography and Textile Design. Fully accredited with the Higher Education Authority, we are striving to be a forward-thinking voice for creativity within Zambia and across the continent, with a strong emphasis on relevant Afrocentric practise. We value passionate people that are willing to grow with us, and are ready to invest in the dynamic future of our institution.
Job Summary
Open Window University is looking to add a new lecturer to our Digital Arts team. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate level Visual Communication Theory. The lecturing will be done in person to relatively small groups of students.
Responsibilities and Duties

Prepare for and deliver foundational theory classes based on existing course content within an online platform-supported context
Facilitate and assess students’ online quizzes, essays, and exams (both formative and summative)
Consistently link theory and theorising to visual artefacts and creative practice • Establish and sustain a respect for academic rigour and critical thinking within the Humanities, and introduce a research attitude
Contribute to updating, personalising, and refining course content
Be available for small-group and one-on-one crit sessions with students

Qualifications and Skills

Master’s degree in the (applied) Arts with an emphasis on theory (Visual Communication, Visual Studies, Visual Culture, etc.)
Experience in teaching theory-heavy (but applied) courses
Good oral, written, interpersonal, and visual communication skills
Experience with online educational platforms

To apply please send your CV to the address below.
[email protected] / Attention: Open Window University / Application Deadline: 01 July 2022 Short-listed applicants will be notified by e-mail.

To apply for this job email your details to pluto@owu.edu.zm

Application email or URL: pluto@owu.edu.zm
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