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Lecturer in MA Character Animation

University of the Arts London Part-Time  London, England, United Kingdom 4 May 2023

Job Description

Due to the growing success of the MA Character Animation, part of the Performance Programme at Central Saint Martins, we are now seeking to recruit a Lecturer to deliver teaching across a range of animation techniques and performance practices.

You will support student learning in skills acquisition, creative enquiry, critical thinking and personal development. This new role will extend the level of subject expertise and critical understanding on the course, maintaining the curriculum at the forefront of creative professional practice relevant to a diverse student body.

You will provide both academic and pastoral support, monitoring progress and attendance, and maintaining appropriate records and will support students through the pre-production, production and post-production stages of their projects, helping them with their planning, development and delivery. You will also contribute to the admissions processes of the course and assist others through showcase activities.

This opportunity is suited to active professional animators who are seeking to balance their careers with academia and the education of next generation practitioners.

This is a part time position, working Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

About you

We are seeking candidates with experience of implementing animation principles in character performance in a professional context. You should have prior experience of teaching and assessment within Higher Education to degree and/or postgraduate level. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate effective teamworking skills and will be able to demonstrate their commitment to understanding and responding to a range and diversity of student experiences.

As part of your application, your personal statement should cover the following questions:

  • What do you feel you can bring to the MA Character Animation course?
  • Which animation techniques are you comfortable with using and teaching?
  • Why have you decided to apply for this position?

We are UAL

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Shaun Clark, MACA Course Leader via email at

For further details and to apply please click HERE.

Closing date: 30 May 2023, 23:55

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

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