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Assistant Professor of Digital Animation

Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, Georgia
Posted Date
Nov 23, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of Digital Animation

School of Art and Design

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Digital Animation faculty position in the School of Art and Design beginning August 2023.

Responsibilities Include

  • Teach a range of undergraduate courses in the BFA in Digital Animation program. Use both traditional and digital animation techniques to provide a broad range of working experiences to our students.
  • Further develop the Animation curriculum.
  • Mentor undergraduate students.
  • Actively engage in creative endeavors, and/or scholarly activities.
  • Participation in usual departmental activities, course development, and to serve on departmental and university committees as assigned.
  • Teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach introductory through advanced-level courses in Animation on a regular rotation. Teaching in the MA in Art and Design program is a possibility.

All tenure track faculty have teaching, service, and scholarship/research activity expectations. Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications Include

  • A terminal degree, or foreign equivalent, in Animation.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites. Additional proficiency in software related to 2D and/or 3D Digital Animation.

Preferred Qualifications Include

  • Industry experience and an established record of professional achievement. We encourage practice across all media and technology using a variety of materials in the visual arts, integrating new and emerging areas of art making, which supports our progressive curriculum.
  • Teaching experience beyond graduate school.
  • Online teaching experience
  • Familiarity with industry software such as Final Cut Pro, Harmony, including Toon-Boom and Storyboard Pro.
  • 2D and/or 3D animation production, interactivity, design, and technology. 
  • Expertise in a secondary area of specialization – such as motion graphics, illustration, sequential art.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit Search for Job ID 252008.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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