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Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Animation and Visual Effects
Victoria University of Wellington

Date Posted Nov. 6, 2019
Title Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Animation and Visual Effects
University Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
Department School of Design
Application Deadline Feb. 21, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Lecturer
    Associate Professor
  • Game Design/Animation
    Digital Media

School of Design
Te Aro Campus

This Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor role focuses on delivering high quality teaching, research, and service in the School of Design, across various areas related to animation and visual effects research and practice. The appointed candidate should have a broad understanding of the value of animation and visual effects – in New Zealand as well as internationally. The candidate should be familiar with contemporary discourse in the field and able to foster critical and creative thinking.

As well as experience teaching in higher education, the candidate should have a strong professional portfolio, or research in animation and visual effects, with substantial expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • 3D modelling
  • 3D and Character Animation
  • Motion Capture
  • Visual Effects
  • Conceptual/experimental approaches to the field

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an excellent creative practice, and/or an existing research programme, and will have identified strategies for further developing their research/creative practice within the School of Design’s strategic research areas. Please include a covering letter, CV, and portfolio with examples of practice or research and student work (web based portfolios are preferred).

For further information, please contact: Douglas.Easterly – Head of School, Design – Douglas.Easterly

Applications close on Friday, 21 February 2020.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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