Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts (3D/Immersive/Interactive)

The Department of Art and Art History at Loyola Marymount University is pleased to invite applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Multimedia Arts starting in Fall of 2024. The successful candidate will have an innovative professional practice that critically engages with new media and emerging technologies. They will have familiarity with the histories and current practice of the broader field of multimedia arts/new media art informed by diverse perspectives, as well as inclusive social and ethical approaches that consider the impacts of emerging technologies on the individual, culture and society. Areas of teaching would span several of the following: 3D immersive environments, VR/XR, gaming (Unreal/Unity), real-time and generative imaging, data-driven art, interactivity, and 3D digital fabrication practice. These areas of technical expertise should be informed by and grounded in contemporary studio arts practices.

The Department of Art and Art History is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, rigorous, inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty that charts new territories and fosters experimentation, collaboration, and innovation across fields and disciplines. The Department places a high priority on diversity, social justice, and inclusive pedagogy in fostering academic excellence. Ideal candidates should show potential for exceptional creative research/scholarship and excellence in teaching, have an active exhibition record in their field, as well as a dedication to making a difference in the world through their work, pedagogy and University service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach studio art classes and be an effective and engaging educator, to show a strong commitment to the development of multimedia arts curricula, to advise and mentor undergraduates in pursuit of their academic and professional goals, engage in activities to promote inclusive excellence, and to collaborate with colleagues to create a dynamic learning environment for increasing student success. The candidate will engage with the digital media foundations within the curriculum of the Studio Arts program as well as expand upon its vision with new curricular offerings connected to the candidate’s research in line with the University’s mission. The typical teaching assignment is four to five courses per year at the undergraduate level. This is based on a 2-2-2-3 rotating course load. Additionally, service to the School, College, University, and profession is expected. 

Application Process:All interested applicants MUST apply online. Applicants should submit a complete dossier:


(1) a letter of application including a link to a website portfolio of creative/scholarly work,

(2) a curriculum vitae,

(3) graduate school transcripts showing a terminal degree (MFA/PhD),

(4) a statement of teaching philosophy

(5) a statement related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and

(6) 3 letters of recommendation. All reference letters should be addressed and submitted by the writers themselves to:

Attn: Multimedia Arts, Search Committee Chair

Department of Art and Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts

One LMU Drive Loyola Marymount UniversityLos Angeles, CA 90045-8346


Important - Please note that Workday has a size limitation (5 MB). Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair at [email protected] 


Review of applications will begin in March 2024 and continue until the position is filled.


Faculty Regular

Reasonable expected salary: $70,000.00

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. We invite all persons in the full diversity of their being, life experience, and beliefs to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)