Instructor/Lecturer in Digital Media
Position Number: 30249
Class Title: Instructor or Lecturer, Digital Media
Administrative Title: No Administrative Function
FTE: 1.0-Full-Time
Job Open Date: 05/18/2018
Job Close Date: 06/14/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Division: Academic Affairs
College/Area: College of Arts and Humanities (CAH)
Department: CAH-School of Visual Arts and Design
Annual Salary: Negotiable
Type of Appointment: Regular
Job Category: Faculty

Job Description
The School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks to fill a nine-month, non-tenure earning position of instructor or lecturer to teach in an expanding program in digital media with responsibilities located at both UCF main campus and the downtown Center for Emerging Media. By Fall 2018, the Digital Media Department will become part of the new Nicholson School of Communication and Media as the university reorganizes to create a new interdisciplinary, inter-college model. The duties include teaching a four-course load per semester in addition to service. The anticipated start date is August 2018.

Teaching responsibilities include contributing to the mission of the Digital Media Department, primarily in foundational digital skills courses.

SVAD is a large diverse unit with several majors and minors in the following areas of study: animation, architecture, art history, digital media, film, game design, graphic design, information design, applied design, and studio art. UCF SVAD offers the following degrees: Architecture (B.D.), Art (B.S., B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.) Digital Media (B.A., M.A., and M.F.A.), and Film (B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A.). More information about the school, our curricular offerings, and faculty areas of research is available at

Position Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree (for an instructor) or a terminal degree (for a lecturer) from an accredited institution.
• Possess teaching experience or have demonstrated evidence of teaching-related activities, such as workshops, training, or scholarship of teaching and learning.
• Demonstrate familiarity with application of design principles and fundamentals of digital media.

Ideal candidates will possess experience in at least one of the following areas:
• Demonstrate either teaching experience with large classes, or a background including training in teaching such as coursework and assistantships.
• Familiarity with current 2-D and 3-D art asset tools commonly used in video games, web, and/or animation.
• Familiarity with a range of digital audio and/or video editing tools.
• Familiarity with interactive design foundations for web and/or games.

Special Conditions
This position is among those that may be based at UCF Downtown, when the campus opens in fall 2019. Located in downtown Orlando, the new campus will be home to 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students to study degree programs that align with emerging industries, within walking distance of jobs and internships. The candidate selected for the position will have the opportunity to take part in shaping an innovative, 21st-century learning environment. For more information, visit

Additional Application Materials Required
The university requires that all candidates apply online at In addition to the online application, please submit the following PDF documents in order to be fully considered for the position: a letter of application, a CV, and the contact information for a minimum of three professional references. In addition, applicants must provide a link to an online portfolio or repository of work.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2018. The selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts.

Please direct search related questions to Anastasia Salter at

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is a thriving preeminent research university located in metropolitan Orlando. With more than 66,000 students, UCF is one of the largest universities in the U.S. In addition to its impressive size and strength, UCF is ranked as a best-value university by Kiplinger’s, as well as one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes. The university benefits from a diverse faculty and staff who create a welcoming environment and opportunities for all students to grow, learn and succeed.

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Contact Information
Anastasia Salter
University of Central Florida
12400 Aquarius Agora Drive Visual Arts Building 117
Orlando, 32816