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Lecturer/Instructor of Digital Media, Art & Design


Title Lecturer / Instructor of Digital Media, Art and Design

Campus Stockton

Department Media X

Posting Number F00293

Full or Part Time Full Time

Open Until Filled No


Primary Purpose and Essential Functions

Lecturer / Instructor of Digital Media, Art and Design

The University of the Pacific invites applications for a one-year renewable non-tenure-track lecturer / instructor position in digital media, art and design to begin August, 2021. The ideal candidates would demonstrate the ability to teach courses in some or all of the following areas: animation, interactive design, 3D modeling and visualization, virtual reality, game art and design, contributing to the BA in Media X, and BFA in Art and Graphic Design undergraduate majors.


Full time NTT faculty teach a minimum of 24 units (typically 6-8 courses depending on units) per year, advise students, participate in departmental and program service. Coursework may include foundation, intermediate and advanced courses in media, art and design. Relevant professional experience is a plus.


The BA in Media X is an interdisciplinary major designed for students who are interested in pursuing creative combinations of coursework in subjects such as graphic design, English, business, theater arts, digital and visual art, film studies, communication, computer science and engineering, and music industries. The program is in its fourth year and is growing.


The Department of Art, Media, Performance and Design is committed to excellence in undergraduate education, offering future artists, designers performers and media makers a rewarding program in a personal, supportive and collaborative environment. Our department is integrated within the College of the Pacific’s distinctive liberal arts program, the historical hallmark of our university.


Faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate’s experience/qualifications.


Minimum Qualifications

Requirements include a MFA or MA in Media, Art, Design or related field, and a demonstrated effectiveness in teaching undergraduates.


Preferred Qualifications

Collegiate level teaching experience.


Physical Requirements

Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.


Special Instructions

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, online link to portfolio, three letters of reference from associates, which include statements supporting the candidate’s fit for the position.


Contact Information

Kenin Pontuti

Adnan Hashtam


Contact Email


Are Applicants Required to Submit References for This Posting? Yes


Minimum Number of References 3


Maximum Number of References 3


Background Check Statement

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.


AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.


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