The Faculty of Information and Communication Studies at the University of the Philippines Open University accepts applications on an ongoing basis from qualified individuals interested in teaching part-time in any of the UPOU-FICS’ undergraduate (AA Digital Design and Art, AS Information Technology, BA in Multimedia Studies) and graduate (Diploma in Computer Science, Masters in Information Systems, Master of Development Communication, Doctor of Communication) programs. All of our programs of study are taught entirely online.

We offer:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Supportive leaders and colleagues
  • A collegial atmosphere
  • Opportunities to collaborations with specialists from different fields

We are hiring on an ongoing basis. This application form will be available as long as openings have not been filled.

Full-time positions

We have vacancies for two tenure-track positions up to the rank of full Professor, and three contractual positions (renewable annually) at the rank of Assistant Professor that may possibly be convertible to tenure-track positions. We are looking for candidates with a background in the digital creative arts, media, design, humanities, communication, computer science, or related fields.

Please note that this is a full-time position. The successful candidate cannot hold any full-time work engagements outside of UPOU. Successful applicants must be Filipino citizens and hold no other citizenships. They must also live or be willing to relocate to the NCR+ area in order to be regularly report in-person at our headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna, and/or our satellite campus in Diliman, Quezon City. Learn more about the minimum qualifications for and responsibilities of full-time faculty.

Part-time (lecturer) positions

We accept applications on ongoing basis from qualified individuals interested in teaching part-time for any of the UPOU-FICS’ undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs. Before submitting an application, please make sure that you have been in touch with the Chair of the program in which you are interested:

Asst. Prof. Ruth Rodriguez, Chair, AA in Digital Design and Art: [email protected]
Asst. Prof. Maria Tinao, Chair, AS in Information Technology: [email protected]
Asst. Prof. Emely Amoloza, Chair, BA in Multimedia Studies: [email protected]
Asst. Prof. Mari Crisanto, Diploma in Computer Science: [email protected]
Prof. Benjamina Flor, Chair, Master of Development Communication: [email protected]
Asst. Prof. Blancaflor Arada, Chair, Master of Information Systems: [email protected]
Prof. Jean Saludadez, Chair, Doctor of Communication: [email protected]

UPOU-FICS is committed to providing Filipinos everywhere access to quality higher education through innovative methods of teaching and learning that are designed to be responsive to their needs as well as to national development priorities. We uphold the values of scholarship, academic excellence, academic freedom, humanism, social responsibility, and service to the nation. Successful candidates should be prepared to embody these values through the teaching, research, and public service activities they pursue as a member of staff at UPOU.