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Stage Leader MA Character Animation

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

Job Description

Part time


£29,120.40 – £35,084.40 per annum

CSM King’s Cross

We are recruiting for two Stage Leaders for the MA Character Animation course. This is a thriving course and we are keen to appoint Stage Leaders for each year of the course delivery. You will be a key contributor to the management and evolution of the course becoming a part of a growing performance programme.

You will be responsible for teaching, participating in course development, and on-going scholarship/practice development. You will co-ordinate and oversee pastoral support, student engagement, and the academic support needs of your designated year group. Working alongside the Programme and Course Leadership, you will actively promote diversity and inclusivity in both teaching and curriculum management.

This is an opportunity for candidates who are interested in developing ambitious teaching practices to join the course team which includes storytellers, actors, character designers, editors, and sound designers.

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 profile as Stage Leader in MA Character Animation

The successful applicants will join a team of practitioners and academics with expertise covering a whole spectrum of techniques in 2D, CGI, stop motion and mixed media. This is an opportunity for someone who is keen to stay active with their individual professional practice alongside a career role as an academic with responsibilities for the next generation of creatives in the animation industries.

You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of animated performance and its principles and to have knowledge and practical experience in making animated content with convincing emotional and psychological nuance.

Please upload your CV with links to animation work (Word or PDF format). Your personal statement should cover:

  • 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: 23 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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