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Webster University, School of Communications

Saint Louis, Missouri - United States
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Animation, Assistant Professor

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The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Animation in the Department of Electronic & Photographic Media, to begin August 2019.  

 

The position requires expertise in industry standard 2D animation software, armature based animation, teaching experience, professional/industry experience, and creative or professional accomplishment; experience in related areas including game engines, compositing, and 3D animation will be beneficial.  The position requires a master’s or higher degree in animation, fine arts, technical direction, or related areas; an MFA or Ph.D. in the relevant fields is preferred. The ideal candidate will have solid animation principles, embrace experimental approaches, be current with industry trends, and be versed in historical currents.

 

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as appropriate and advise students in Animation and related areas, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity.  We are seeking a colleague to work as part of a team, contributing to the continued revision and design of the animation program to ensure the maintenance of industry relevant courses and content, and be both collaborative and entrepreneurial, with skills, experience, and connections that complement those of colleagues in the School and across the University. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.