Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites applications for one to two (1-2) full‐time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in 3D Computer Animation within the Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media (DDM).


Situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səḻ ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil‐Waututh) territories in Vancouver, Canada, Emily Carr University is a world‐renowned learning and research community dedicated to the education of artists and designers.


The Bachelor of Media Arts in 3D Computer Animation, situated in the Ian Gillespie Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media (DDM), prepares students to excel as digital art creators, storytellers, and filmmakers. The program provides an aesthetic, technical, conceptual, theoretical and historical understanding of animation. Students are encouraged to develop their artistic voice within a context of artistic expression, formal exploration, and technical experimentation towards creative journeys and careers in various types of production in 3D computer animation, video games, visual effects, AR/VR/MR technologies, and other digital media practices. All majors in the DDM Faculty share values and goals in areas of collaboration, sustainability, interdisciplinarity, critical engagement with technology, new research methods, new approaches to design and media, and the making of imaginative and provocative work.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
A successful candidate will have the following qualifications and/or related experience:


-Terminal degree (Masters) or the equivalent combination of education (Bachelor’s degree) and experience;
-A minimum of two years teaching experience at university or post‐secondary level in a related subject area, or two years of supervisory/mentoring experience and demonstrated leadership in collaborative work;
-A strong portfolio evidencing production expertise in 3D computer animation;
-Current Industry experience in 3D Computer Animation production is preferred;
-Demonstrated ability and openness to team-teaching;
-English language proficiency;
-Demonstrated commitment to advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in an institutional setting.


We are seeking a 3D generalist who has the ability to teach across multiple aspects of production while bringing depth of experience in any of the following areas: Anatomical Character Modeling and Surfacing; Character Rigging and Technical Animation; Lighting and real time Rendering, Look Development, Compositing; Layout and Cinematography; Simulation and Visual Effects.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Applications should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of teaching, research, and professional practice; and include:


-a cover letter addressing the required qualifications;
-a current curriculum vitae
-a statement of pedagogy and up to 3 samples of syllabi, assignments, and evidence of teaching effectiveness; or evidence of work and mentorship in a lead/supervisorial role.
-a statement of research;
-a statement on the candidate’s contributions to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), regardless of personal characteristics, describing any professional skills, community experience, or willingness to engage in activities that advance institutional diversity and equity in teaching, research, and service;
-supporting materials including an online portfolio of recent work; and
-the names and contact information of three referees.


Electronic submissions are welcome at: https://ecuad.peopleadmin.ca



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