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Part-time Faculty Position in Advanced 3D Modeling for Animation

  • Deadline:
    Aug. 15, 2013, midnight
  • Location:
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 37 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60608, US

The Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks a part-time faculty member with the rank of Instructor to teach in its Experimental 3D Animation area. In the Advanced 3D Modeling course students learn various 3D modeling techniques in Autodesk Maya, and apply skills to the development of characters, objects, and environments for outputs such as cinematic media, installations, and games. Students prepare and construct models for animation and character rigging, and apply intermediate and advanced texturing.

Qualifications: Candidates should hold BFA or MFA degrees, and have demonstrable skills in the technologies of the course as well as their applications in experimental Media Art. Instructor-rank faculty are issued contracts by semester, which are dependent upon course enrollment.

Application: By August 15, 2013 please send a cover letter, curriculum vita, and links to online digital portfolios to Jon Cates, Chair of SAIC’s Film, Video, New Media, and Animation department at jcates@saic.edu.