Entertainment Art/Animation Tenure-Track
This new faculty would contribute to a growing animation program offering a strong traditional foundation as well as a significant digital component. This appointment is a teaching assignment consisting of 18 studio contact hours per week (three studio art classes each semester), four hours of office hours, attendance at faculty and area meetings, and participation in other professional activities and service to the department, university and/or community. Assignment may include studio classes in animation, animation pre-preproduction, storyboarding, figurative and animal drawing, and/or digital imaging/animation, etc.
Faculty members are responsible for creative activity and/or scholarly
research recognized by peer review, professional activity (currency in
the field) and service to the department, university and community.
Also, participation in outreach to area colleges and high schools is
MFA in a related discipline is preferred, though a BA, BFA along with significant and exemplary professional experience may be considered.
Strong draftsmanship skills, studio experience in the production of animation and college-level teaching experience is desirable.
The candidate’s ability should include: knowledge of the animation filmmaking process, accomplished life-drawing, a strong interest in story-telling and the use of animation as a story-telling tool.
Proficiency and professional experience in one or more of the following concentrations: animation, storyboarding for animation, animation pre-production.
Additionally the candidate will have demonstrated an ability to contribute to a positive working environment with a wide and culturally diverse range of colleagues, students, faculty and staff.
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