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Job ID: 159949

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Animation
Massey University

Date Posted Jun. 3, 2021
Title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Animation
University Massey University
Wellington , New Zealand
Department College of Creative Arts
Application Deadline Jun. 26, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Senior Lecturer
  • Game Design/Animation

College of Creative Arts

We are currently accepting applications from International candidates, however due to border restrictions caused by Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we will only process applications from non NZ Citizens or non NZ Residents who are likely to gain border exemption and an appropriate NZ Work Visa.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production is recruiting a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animation. The successful candidate will have a post-graduate qualification and/or significant industry experience, and show evidence of excellence in research and teaching.

The ideal candidate will have current experience with traditional, digital, and stop-motion animation for multiple platforms, including screen, device, and XR/VR/AR environments. The successful candidate will assist in developing and implementing courses that equip students with the skills and understanding required for an ethical and sustainable career in animation production.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production was recently established to respond to New Zealand’s growth and internationally recognised reputation for innovation and creativity in both music and media production. It is staffed by internationally acclaimed and award-winning practitioners and is equipped with brand-new state-of-the-art facilities, including one of the largest and most high-tech recording studio complexes in the region.

The School of Music and Creative Media Production delivers two undergraduate degree programmes, the Bachelor of Commercial Music and Bachelor of Creative Media Production. The Bachelor of Commercial Music offers majors in Music Practice, Music Technology and Music Industry. The Bachelor of Creative Media Production offers students pathways in Film and TV, Animation and VFX, Game Development, Creative Technologies, Immersive, and Producing and Directing.

The School also offers new Honours programmes for both Commercial Music and Creative Media Production as well as a Master of Creative Enterprise (MCE). The MCE is designed for students who are looking to apply professional strategies intrinsic to creative disciplines to develop and commercialise their practice. To learn more about the School of Music and Creative Media Production go to

Together with the School of Design and the School of Art, the School of Music and Creative Media Production is part of the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, Wellington. The School of Design offers majors in Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Spatial Design, Visual Communication Design, Textiles, and Concept Design. The School of Art offers majors in Fine Art, Photography, and Maori Visual Arts.

Based on our Wellington campus, this three-year fixed-term appointment will provide an exciting opportunity to shape the learning of the future – if you’re ready to join us in making a difference, apply now.

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