Lecturer, BA, Hons, Animation

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 - £38,017 per annum (£16,898.50 - £19,008.50 pro rata)
08 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary: £33,797 - £38,017 per annum (£16,898.50 - £19,008.50 pro rata)
Hours: Part Time (0.5 FTE)
Contract: Permanent

The BA (Hons) Animation course was introduced in September 2013 to run alongside the specialist BA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Illustration degrees. This specialist course of study focuses on the role of applied animation in the contemporary creative industries and broader visual culture. The course has become a competitive choice for students who want to commit to an innovative course of study with a strong studio culture.

This role would suit a candidate who can demonstrate a professional/commercial practice as a stop motion animator and who also has an interest in teaching in a specialist Higher Education environment.

You will be required to teach across all levels, delivering introductory model making and stop motion animation skills at level 4, through to more advanced techniques and processes at level 6. In addition, you will be required to provide studio support to animation students using a range of Adobe Creative Cloud software; Toon Boom Harmony, Storyboard Pro and TV Paint would be desirable.

Ideally you will have links with employers to facilitate work experience and where appropriate studio visits. Working independently and as a member of a team you will be expected to deliver teaching within a variety of settings including workshops, individual tutorials, seminars and lectures. The role will require a commitments of 2.5 days a week across the academic year.

The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant area; have knowledge and expertise as an industry professional and bring professional knowledge and contacts to this industry facing course. You will be expected to engage with the University’s research agenda.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria for this role can be found in the job description.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted for this position.

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Closing date: Thursday 7th November 2019 at 11.59pm 

Interview date: Thursday 21st November 2019 

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment. 

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