The Creative Media Institute at New Mexico State University is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor in Animation & Visual Effects. Key areas of focus should include Visual Effects and Previsualization. An understanding of the overall animation pipeline and how to supervise the organization, scheduling, and delivery of a final 3D animated student project is required. A successful candidate should be able to provide competency-based education, which aligns with CMI’s model of curricula as well as supports CMI’s style of system of delivery. This includes a strong emphasis on narrative-focused student projects. The ability to perform departmental service and contribute to a learning culture by participating in curriculum committees, recruitment, and departmental showcases, etc., will also be expected.
Examples of classes:
- Visual Effects
- Game Design
- 3D Production Studio I & II, Senior Capstone Project
- History of Animation
New Mexico State University (NMSU) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities in areas of employment and academics without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, serious medical condition, sex, sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status as outlined in federal and state anti-discrimination statutes. As a federal contractor, NMSU’s affirmative action program also supports this effort. Further, NMSU is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination and harassment on the basis of a person’s age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, serious medical condition, sex, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or spousal affiliation. Where a violation of policy is found to have occurred, NMSU will act to stop the conduct, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible in accordance with the NMSU Policy Manual and/or NMSU Student Code of Conduct.
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