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Assistant Professor of Digital Animation

Employer
Kennesaw State University
Location
Kennesaw, Georgia
Salary
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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 https://hr.kennesaw.edu/careers.php. 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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