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Tulsa, Oklahoma - United States
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Visiting Asst Prof of Art-Motion Graphics/Anim

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Position Summary

The School of Art, Design and Art History at The University of Tulsa seeks applications for a full-time two-year visiting faculty position in the area of Motion Graphics and Animation, beginning in August 2021. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience, teaching and current professional status.

For detailed information about The University of Tulsa and the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, go to the link: https://artsandsciences.utulsa.edu/about

The ideal candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the area of concentration and foundations core, and mentor students within the context of an interdisciplinary art and design school. Primary teaching responsibilities include all introductory and upper level animation and motion graphics courses and introduction to principles of 2D design, as well as courses for the foundations core and general university curriculum. These courses support a large population of Studio Art and Graphic Design majors, as well as students interested in Advertising and Computer Simulation and Gaming. The candidate will maintain facilities, keep an active professional practice, and participate in the School community.

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Art-Motion Graphics/Animation

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School of Art, Design & Art History-Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences

Position Summary

The School of Art, Design and Art History at The University of Tulsa seeks applications for a full-time two-year visiting faculty position in the area of Motion Graphics and Animation, beginning in August 2021. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience, teaching and current professional status.

For detailed information about The University of Tulsa and the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, go to the link: https://artsandsciences.utulsa.edu/about

The ideal candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the area of concentration and foundations core, and mentor students within the context of an interdisciplinary art and design school. Primary teaching responsibilities include all introductory and upper level animation and motion graphics courses and introduction to principles of 2D design, as well as courses for the foundations core and general university curriculum. These courses support a large population of Studio Art and Graphic Design majors, as well as students interested in Advertising and Computer Simulation and Gaming. The candidate will maintain facilities, keep an active professional practice, and participate in the School community.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA or other terminal degree required, evidence of professional practice and teaching experience beyond the TA level is preferred. Strong candidates will have some experience developing new courses that engage with contemporary practices, techniques, and issues in the fields of motion graphics, animation, gaming, innovation and creativity. Candidates must also be able to communicate with students on multiple levels, and an eagerness to teach in undergraduate programs is essential.  Applicants should have professional expertise and teaching experience in two or more of the following areas: digital animation and video, motion and broadcast graphics, digital audio design, data visualization, virtual or augmented reality, or game development. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching and to fostering the creative growth of undergraduates, and an enthusiasm for contributing to the university community. Service responsibilities include student advising and mentoring and aiding in the management of classroom equipment and resources. The successful applicant must meet eligibility requirements to work within the United States.

Application Information

For best consideration, please apply by November 15, 2020. Please submit the following to the Search Committee by applying to this post with:  1) a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position; 2) a curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references; 3) a diversity statement; 4) a link to a website containing a digital portfolio showcasing your work and student work, including syllabi.

Questions regarding the School and its open position, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to chair of the committee.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/ Veteran.