Interaction Design and New Media – Full-Time Tenure-Track teaching position

Website Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University


The Department of Art and Design is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track teaching position in Interaction Design and New Media. The University is seeking an individual capable of excellent teaching, committed to significant involvement with students both within and outside of the classroom, and interested in participating in the academic unit’s service learning and/or undergraduate research programs.

The Department of Art and Design has a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and passion for building Christian community with students, a tradition of high impact academic practices, and experience in using our skills for collaborative and interdisciplinary work.

Responsibilities begin August 2023 and will include teaching a wide variety of courses in Design, Interaction Design, and New Media. Academic rank and compensation levels will be based on degrees earned and related experience.


Provide instruction in the area of Design, Interaction Design, and New Media including introductory courses and service courses as needed.
Successful candidate will work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, parents and community members.
Engage in personal scholarship and scholarship with students (where possible)
Advise and mentor students academically, spiritually, and socially
Participate in departmental activities and governance
Contribute to curriculum development in area(s) of teaching experience and expertise.
Serve on university faculty committees/working groups and perform other normal faculty duties
Contribute in preparing students for their post graduate career and finding who they are called to be
Conduct Scholarly Research
Off Campus community engagement


Education: MFA, MDES, Ph.D. / Terminal degree in Design or a related field.
Experience: Evidence of a commitment to excellence in (undergraduate/graduate) teaching. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching students from diverse backgrounds is preferred.
Experience: Evidence of Research, Professional Practice and/or Exhibition.
Philosophical: Thorough commitment to the concept of Christian liberal arts education and a desire to work in a Christian university. Supportive of the religious and educational goals of the university and its sponsoring denomination.
Personal: Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement. In addition, faculty agree to live in agreement with PLNU’s Community Life Covenant.

If you have questions about items for the application, please contact the Office of Human Resources at or the Search Committee chair at .

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