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14 Jun 2021

Full-Time Assistant Professor of Animation: req759

Regent University – Posted by Regent University Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

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Job Title Assistant Professor of Animation: req759
Location Virginia Beach Campus
Benefits Regent offers a wide range of generous benefits including health, life, and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; tuition incentives; fully vested retirement plans; life and disability insurance options, time off, and more. All regular faculty and staff serving at Regent and working a minimum of 30 hours per week will receive an attractive benefits package.
Job Summary Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Animation with experience in 2D and 3D including Modeling/Rigging.  This position will be located at Regent University’s Virginia Beach campus.

Regent University is one of the nation’s leading academic centers for Christian thought and action, offering over 95 associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees and enrolling more than 10,000 students worldwide. Regent offers high-quality, in-demand, and affordable degree programs while remaining committed to its foundational mission to educate Christian leaders to change the world.

Qualifications include: 3+ years of Animation, VFX, or Video Game industry; experience creating low and high res production models (organic/hard surface); ZBrush or Mudbox sculpting experience; proficiency translating 2D artwork to 3D models/sculpts; high level of proficiency in Maya and Photoshop; texture and shading networks; intermediate rigging knowledge; and strong problem-solving skills.  In addition, facial blend shape targets, scripting (Python) and custom tool development, Unreal Engine experience, and an enthusiastic and energetic teaching style are preferred.

Responsibilities will include teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, serving on various committees, curriculum development, portfolios, senior projects, and continued professional industry development.

Expectations include: 1) a dedication to Christ-centered teaching and learning; 2) a record of or potential for academic scholarship; 3) the ability to teach undergraduate-level courses; 4) experience with online instructional technology; and 5) a willingness to enthusiastically embrace the College and University Identity and Mission statements. Applicants must subscribe to a statement of Christian faith.

To apply, please include a current resume/CV (with link to your online portfolio), a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for this position, and photocopies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degrees conferred. Official transcripts will be required at the time of employment.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D, #3D, animation, Blend, Maya, model, modeling, photoshop, Python, Rigging, sculpt, Shading, texture, Unreal, VFX, and video game.

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