DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Adjunct Faculty in Screenwriting
Adjunct (Non-tenure Track)
Position / Posting Information
This pool will close on the date specified in the Close Date field. You will be notified of the closing by email. If you would like to remain in the pool after that time, you will need to resubmit to the new pool posting at: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/
College of Computing and Digital Media
DePaul's College of Computing & Digital Media (CDM) is located in the heart of Chicago's Loop, the central business district of Chicago. CDM students come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures therefore CDM is interested in recruiting and maintaining a diverse faculty. Part-time teaching positions are available throughout the academic year, including summer sessions. Academic course schedules fluctuate from quarter to quarter, and the college will work with selected individuals to determine a quarterly schedule. Courses are not guaranteed, however the college does its best to give ample notice about available courses. Applicants with expertise that matches course scheduling needs will be contacted for an interview.
The School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) offers courses on both the Loop and Lincoln Park campuses. Serving over 1,000 students majoring in Film and Television, Digital Cinema, Screenwriting, Documentary and Animation, SCA provides general education courses in the Arts and Literature liberal studies domain.
Minimum requirements include a master's degree in the discipline, or 18 semester/27 quarter hours of graduate work in the discipline, or an undergraduate degree with a minimum of five years demonstrated relevant professional experience. Exceptions may be considered with approval of the dean.
MFA in screenwriting plus professional, produced credits, or significant festival screenings and/or screenwriting contest successes.
Part-time Faculty 123Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
This posting applies to: • Screenwriting • Scripted television writing • Unscripted television writing • Web series writing • Video game writing • Sketch and Comedy writing
Please upload an original Screenplay or pilot sample under the “other document” type when prompted.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Have you worked as a professional screenwriter, or earned a graduate degree in screenwriting or a related field?
* Do you have a Master's degree in screenwriting?
* Do you have a MFA degree in screenwriting?
* If you have a Master's or MFA degree that is not in screenwriting, please describe the degree you earned in just one sentence.
(Open Ended Question)
* Please indicate the number of years of experience you have in professional screenwriting and/or television writing.
* Has your screenwriting been produced and distributed?
* Has your television writing been produced and broadcast/streamed?
* Has your screenwriting or television writing been successful in contests or screened as produced films in festivals?
* Please indicate the number of years of experience you have in teaching screenwriting or television writing in a brick and mortar classroom.
1 semester, or 1-2 quarters
* Please indicate the number of years of experience you have teaching screenwriting or television writing online.
1 semester, or 1-2 quarters
Reference Contact Info
Internal Number: 110832069
About DePaul University
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.