Professor in Animation

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
07 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Art, Design and Architecture
Professor in Animation
Competitive remuneration package
Permanent, Full time 1.0 FTE
Ref: R4215

At a time of exciting developments in the School of Art, Design and Architecture and the University of Huddersfield, a highly creative and enthusiastic individual is required for the post of Professor in Animation. The Professor will maintain an active research profile securing high quality outputs appropriate to the subject and build a record of academic distinction through publication and exhibition, and through contribution to major conferences and media events.  The successful candidate will have line management responsibility experience and a track record in leadership in their subject area.  A strong focus on performance improvements and aspiration for global significance are essential. 

The department currently offers an exciting mix of contemporary art, illustration, animation, photography and graphic design courses and is committed to promoting high quality research, teaching and learning, which reflects contemporary knowledge and understanding related to studio practice, theoretical contexts and industry. The School is particularly interested in candidates whose research traverses art and communication (and/or incorporates other cross-disciplinary thinking), innovation and related theory.

The Professor in Animation will maintain a personal research profile of international quality and reputation that has a significant impact on the School of Art, Design and Architecture and beyond to enhance the reputation and standing of both the School and University.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post please do not hesitate to contact me in person on: +44 (0)1484 422535 or email

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Closing Date: 4 March 2019

Interview Date: 2 April 2019

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