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The program in Experimental Animation program at CalArts opens a full-time faculty position.

The School of Film/Video at CalArts seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position to be assigned to the Program in Experimental Animation. The ideal candidate will have an established exhibition record as an experimental animation practitioner and a demonstrated commitment to teaching.

The program seeks candidates with a diverse range of experience but priority will be given to candidates with an in-depth knowledge of drawn animation techniques, a record of excellent and innovative teaching, and a broad knowledge of art history and animation history.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Experimental Animation program; mentoring of students on their artistic and academic progress; designing course curricula; and participating in departmental administrative duties as assigned.

 

A strong commitment to teaching, student achievement, and academic service are expected. All faculty in the School of Film/Video are expected to maintain an ongoing creative and/or scholarly practice resulting in exhibitions or publications.

 

Teaching:
The ideal candidate will be able to develop and teach animation courses at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. These may include courses on production and pre-production for animation, film grammar and structure, and expanded practices in cinema, animation and drawing. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to bring their own innovative animation practice to the classroom to inspire, challenge, and instruct students.

 

CalArts is an art school with a strong tradition as a dynamic and innovative creative environment. The program in Experimental Animation, in particular, has a long and unique history.

 

View all the relevant details here.

 

Deadline: 1 December 2016 (but application review will begin 15 Nov 2016)

 

Go to the official application page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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