Open Faculty Position- Assistant Professor Animation & Production

The School of Film and Animation in the College of Art and Design at Rochester Institute of Technology is accepting applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Animation and Production. Active artists dedicated to the education of filmmakers/animators are encouraged to apply. The candidate should demonstrate substantial aptitude in stop motion and/or 2D animation production techniques. Courses will involve teaching undergraduate and graduate students the aesthetics and techniques of animation production, including fabrication and character/object performance. An extensive knowledge of animation filmmaking processes and current and emerging technologies in the animation art form is important. The successful candidate has a history of teaching animation production and is capable of inspiring a critical and creative environment in the classroom.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Earned MFA
  •  Proficiency with current industry standard software
  •  Body of past work and current practice
  •  Prior teaching or mentorship experience
  •  Experience in character-based animation
  •  Professional filmmaking experience

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then Keyword Search 6895BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:

  •  Contribution to diversity statement
  •  Teaching philosophy
  •  Examples of peer-reviewed exhibited or published work (Max size 5MB)
  •  A portfolio of a minimum of twenty (20) works, including images and videos(Max size 5MB)
  •  Examples of student work(Max size 5MB)
  •  The name, title, email address and phone number for three references