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Lecturer in MA Character Animation

University of the Arts London Part-Time  London, England, United Kingdom 4 Jan 2023
Character Animation

Job Description

Part time

£40,454 to £48,530 pro rata (£24,272.40 to £29,118 per annum)

CSM – King’s Cross, London UK

We are seeking to recruit two lecturer roles for the MA Character Animation course within the Performance Programme at Central Saint Martins.

Successful Character Animation Lecturering candidates will deliver teaching across a range of animation techniques and performance practices, supporting student learning in; skills acquisition, creative enquiry, critical thinking and personal development. These new roles will extend the level of subject expertise and critical understanding of 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. You will support students through the pre-production, production and post-production stages of their projects and help them with their planning, development and delivery.

You will contribute to the admissions processes of the course and assist others through showcase activities.

The opportunity is suited to active character animation professionals who are seeking to balance their careers with academia and the education of next generation practitioners.

Why choose us? 

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. 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.

Performance at CSM explores the boundaries of the discipline and associated realms. This is a diverse and energised teaching and learning community where all are active as creative professionals and researchers. The team is comprised of emerging and established practitioners who bring together a breadth of influence and creative insights to inform and enhance an ambitious vision for the discipline that is firmly committed to social purpose, fairness and cultural representation.

Your Character Animation profile

We are seeking character animation 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. You will demonstrate effective teamworking skills as well as a commitment to understanding and responding to a range and diversity of student experiences.

Please apply via UAL jobsite byuploading your CV with links to animation work (Word or PDF format). 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?

Please DO NOT email your CV, as  applications are only accepted via the UAL website.

For further details and to apply please go to the website below; 

Closing date: 24 January 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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