Part-Time Lecturer in Animation
The Department of Fine Arts in the School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking candidates to teach the art production courses in Animation. Candidates will be teaching a series of courses that use both industry standard as well experimental forms of Animation to produce animated artwork. The load is one or two six-hour studios per week. Candidates must have a Master of Fine Arts degree or 5-years professional experience and experience teaching animation.
Candidates are expected to be technically proficient and accomplished artists or animators. Significant exhibition/screening record or professional production experience, as well as teaching experience at the university level is required.
Knowledge of animation techniques including DSLR stop-motion, 3D computer animation using Maya, and 2D computer animation complemented with an ability to integrate examples from the history of cinema, animation, and procedural art forms is desirable.
Send a letter of application, CV including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references, and links representing work samples should be emailed to:
Undergraduate Fine Arts Coordinator
School of Design
Application review begins September 2012 and continues until the position is filled. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.