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Adjunct Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Location: redmond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Department of Animation and Production at DigiPen Institute of Technology invites applicants for the position of Adjunct Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the areas of animation and game/film production, to help teach the next generation of game or film artists. Join our faculty team and help students develop the necessary skills to succeed in the field of Game or Film Animation.

Recognized as a leader in game development education and interactive media, DigiPen Institute of Technology is ranked #4 through the Princeton Review. Undergraduate programs are offered in Digital Art and Animation, Computer Science, Game Design, Digital Audio and Music, and Computer Engineering as well as graduate programs in Digital Art and Computer Science. DigiPen Institute of Technology provides students with a solid and versatile design foundation, providing the basis for a future in game design, user experience design, and other fields.

Candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of Adjunct Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

Start date: On or before January 6, 2020

End date: On or before April 30, 2020

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach introductory and upper division course in any of the following areas of specialization:
  • CG Animation using Maya
  • Traditional (2D) Animation
  • Cinematography/Film making
  • Game and/or Film Production

  • Lecture and teach in a classroom setting as per assignment schedule - evening classes available
  • Demonstrate animation, film, and/or production techniques/processes
  • Provide creative direction and criticism to students.
  • Grade and input assignment data on a weekly basis

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in art or media related field
  • 4 years of professional experience animating in the role of Animator for games or cinema; or 4 years of professional film-making experience
  • A reel/portfolio showing animation and art skills, both digital and traditional, or Film-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MFA degree in art or media related field
  • Strong grounding in traditional art fundamentals such as gesture drawing, color, and composition, as well as time based media fundamentals
  • Instructor experience in a college setting, or other teaching experience.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this position, applicants should include the following:

  • Cover letter of interest, including a link to your digital portfolio/reel
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of 3 professional references with email and telephone contact information included

Diversity, equity, inclusion and academic freedom are priorities of DigiPen Institute of Technology, as DigiPen endorses the goals of affirmative action and equal opportunity employment. The Institute's intent is to hire the most qualified individuals for faculty and staff, attracting candidates from diverse backgrounds of race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, nationality, culture, religion, and physical abilities. We are committed to broadening our candidate pool to include more diverse individuals, and ensuring fairness in hiring by avoiding bias and determining criteria to judge all candidates prior to posting each new position.

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