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.
Point Loma Nazarene University Department of Art & Design is seeking a candidate for full-time tenure-track teaching position beginning August 2020. 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.
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.
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
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
Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing the application, you will need the following documents to upload:
Statement of Personal Faith
Philosophy of Teaching in Christian Higher Education
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 firstname.lastname@example.org***
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.
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.
Internal Number: R0001725
About Point Loma Nazarene University
Point Loma Nazarene University is known for being forward-thinking. At PLNU, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world.
In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.