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Visiting Assistant Professor :: Computer Animation

  • Deadline:
    Aug. 1, 2014, midnight
  • Location:
    SHSU Department of Art, PO Box 2089, Huntsville, Texas, 77341-2089, US

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2014 to teach Computer Animation. This is a 9 month appointment with possibility of renewal.

We are seeking applicants with an MFA in Computer Animation or a related area who can teach 2D and 3D Computer Animation. Preference will be given to candidates with strength in 2D animation who have the ability to teach 3D animation at the beginning and intermediate level. The candidate should have experience using Adobe Flash and Autodesk Maya, and should be familiar with both PC and MAC operating systems. Other desired qualifications include experience with the creative pipeline for 2D and 3D interactive multimedia and
familiarity with Blackboard or other online instructional programs.

To view examples of student work, please visit:

To learn more about the Computer Animation Program, please visit our website: http://www.shsu.edu/~animate/

Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred. Industry experience is also an asset.

Applicants should submit: cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed CV, samples of work and student work (if available), and the names and contact information of three references. Please include links for examples of personal and student work in time-based media.

The Department of Art at SHSU actively encourages applications from women, minorities, and individuals of every sexual orientation and is actively committed to promoting diversity throughout the institution.

Applications must be submitted through PeopleAdmin http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/10107, but may also be sent via email with PDF attachments to Megan Barrett at mbarrett@shsu.edu.

The position will remain open until filled.