Lecturer in Animation (0.5fte)
Part time 0.5fte posts x 2
The Wolverhampton School of Art is seeking to appoint two, 0.5 permanent Lecturers in Animation. Animation at the University of Wolverhampton empowers students to reach their personal ambitions and identify their role within the evolving Animation Industries. We are seeking an industry focused academic with knowledge and practice in a wide range of Animation production skills including; the principles of animation, visual development 3D and 2D software skills, and story development. In an age of creative digital growth and blurring creative boundaries, we are seeking an open-minded life learner with a flexible and creative attitude to help us to expand the Animation course as part of our ambitious plans. You will also be part of a team looking to build strong links with schools, colleges and the local community as well as international institutions and industry.
You will be responsible for teaching across all levels of the BA (Hons) Animation course and working collaboratively with other design areas in the School. You will be an excellent teacher with some experience of teaching Animation in Higher Education and preferably possess a professional teaching qualification. You will have a Master’s degree in a relevant field and/or equivalent professional experience of working in the industry and associated sectors. With a passion for the subject, you will possess an enthusiasm that inspires confidence and builds rapport with University colleagues working in a cross-disciplinary capacity, and with external, partner institutions.
Full time post considered if all criteria are met.
If you would like an informal discussion or have any queries on the above vacancy please contact Maggie Ayliffe, Head of School on 01902 321970 or M.C.Ayliffe@wlv.ac.uk
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