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Tenure Track Faculty Position - Interactive Design and New Media

at Point Loma Nazarene University

Posted: 8/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R0001725
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.

JOB SUMMARY

Point Loma Nazarene University Department of Art & Design is seeking a candidate for full-time tenure-track teaching position beginning August 2019. The compensation level depends upon the education and experience of the appointee. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled.

JOB STATUS

Time:

Full time

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Point Loma Nazarene University Department of Art & Design invites candidates with an expertise in Interactive Design and New Media. They must apply knowledge of teaching pedagogy, history, theory, and criticism for interactive web/app design (UX, UI), motion graphics, sound design, video, and time-based media courses.

Fluency in additional fields of practice are welcome, including: Painting and Drawing, Art History and Criticism, and/or Printmaking. The ideal candidate will be well versed in traditional methods as well as contemporary practices in Art and Design.  

Responsibilities:

  • Teach within a dynamic department that encourages cross-disciplinary practice between visual art and design (24 units a year)
  • Conduct scholarly research
  • Mentor undergraduate students
  • Contribute to curriculum development in area(s) of teaching experience and expertise
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Participate in departmental activities and governance
  • Serve on faculty committees and actively participate in university activities
  • Off-campus community engagement

Qualifications:

  • MFA or PhD required
  • Strong evidence of Exhibition, Research and/or Professional Practice
  • Teaching experience preferred 
  • Collegial demeanor and desire to work as a team

Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience with excellent benefits

Special Instructions

Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing the application, you will need the following documents to upload: 

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Personal Faith
  • Philosophy of Teaching in Christian Higher Education
  • 3 Letters of Reference (for confidential references, have letters sent to the Department Chair or humanresources@pointloma.edu)
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Sampling of Professional work / Scholarship / or Research
  • 3 Teacher Evaluations (if available)
  • Sampling of student work (if available)

***The system limits 5 documents to upload. You will need to save multiple documents into one PDF or have additional documents sent to humanresources@pointloma.edu*** 

PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color.  PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

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Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.


If you are a current employee of PLNU, please login to your Workday account and use the internal career worklet to apply.

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One of the most gorgeous locations to work in all of Southern California, PLNU offers more than ocean views. As an employee you will be supporting the education of tomorrow's leaders.

Non-discrimination Policy

Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

As a religious institution, PLNU retains the right to exercise religious preference in employing faculty and staff who agree with and support the religious mission of the University. You may find it helpful to learn more about our sponsoring denomination: Church of the Nazarene.

Community Life Covenant

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christ like character.  To read PLNU's full Community Life Covenant and to learn more about other community benefits please visit PLNU Benefits.

Crime Statistics

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, PLNU's current annual crime statistics are available at : PLNU Annual Security Report.



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