UC Santa Cruz is looking for an animator:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
DEPARTMENT OF FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA
Assistant Professor in Animation
The Film and Digital Media Department at the University of California, Santa
Cruz (UCSC) invites Filmmakers and Media Artists to apply for a tenure track
position in the field of animation, to be appointed at the rank of assistant
professor. We seek to hire an individual who is making an ongoing contribution
to the advancement of experimental forms of documentary, narrative, and/or
media arts and design practices and who will add to the department’s strengths
in the criticism and the creation of socially engaged fiction and nonfiction
work. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad understanding of the
scholarly fields of animation studies, critical histories of animation
(including documentary animation), film and media theory, and visual art
practices. We have a strong interest in candidates with expertise in bridging
areas of animation, visual art, interactive media, and gaming technologies.
Areas of research and teaching might include 2D, 3D CGI, Stop Motion and/or
digital animation, character animation, immersive interactive installations,
virtual environments, mobile platforms, and convergences of design, media arts,
science, and technology.
Please refer to the full job posting at
http://apo.ucsc.edu/academic_employment/jobs/JPF00039-14.pdf for more
information and application instructions.
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