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Lecturer (Animation)

Employer
LASALLE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS
Location
Singapore
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

Job Details

LASALLE College of the Arts is the highest ranked specialist arts institution in Singapore and joint top in Southeast Asia for art and design (QS World University Rankings 2023). The College offers 35 Diploma, BA (Hons) and postgraduate programmes in arts and design. Its faculty comprises a community of award-winning artists, designers, educators and researchers, whose practice-led research sets LASALLE apart as an international centre of excellence. LASALLE is a founding member of the University of the Arts Singapore.

Lecturer (Animation)

LASALLE’s Puttnam School of Film and Animation seeks to appoint an experienced, energetic, animation-educators as Lecturer at this pivotal moment in the College’s transition to university status. This is a rare opportunity to contribute to developing a new strategic vision for the School, which offers a range of production programmes unique within Singapore and the immediate region.

Reporting to the Head of School and Programme Leader, the successful candidate will teach predominantly into the Diploma and BA(Hons) animation programmes. You may also be deployed to teach across programmes in the School as appropriate. Your key responsibilities will include academic preparation, teaching and delivering specialised knowledge/skills in 3D computer animation and virtual production to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with the teams within/across programmes and Faculty to enhance Faculty/School plans to ensure that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

Other responsibilities include coordinating of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation, feedback on assignments, conducting assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme as part of a team, and be involved in specific programme activities/projects and other cross-faculty initiatives. In particular, you will support the Programme Leader to deliver student learning outcomes. You will also implement research/professional practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area to benefit the programme and the students. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established professional and/or research profile.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at Ph.D. or MA level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline with substantial professional experience.
  • At least six years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and ability to teach within a multicultural context, and an awareness of the animation industry in Singapore.
  • At least six years of full-time relevant professional experience/practice with strong specialist knowledge of 3D computer animation, preferably using Autodesk Maya.
  • Knowledge of virtual production techniques using real-time rendering.
  • Knowledge of the animation programme Blender is an advantage.
  • A passion for teaching with the ability to nurture and encourage excellence in student learning.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment.
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile.

To apply:

Interested applicants are invited to apply directly at the LASALLE Career Portal or submit your letter of interest, curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary, and indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Senior Director & Chief Human Resource Officer
Division of Human Resources & Organisation Development
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

Closing date: 14 March 2024 or until the position is filled.

More information on the College can be found at www.lasalle.edu.sg.

For information about the Puttnam School of Film & Animation please visit:

https://www.lasalle.edu.sg/schools/puttnam-school-film-and-animation

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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SINGAPORE 187940
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