Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Animation)
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
College College of Arts & Media
Department Dept of Art
To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33261
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
Educational Requirements for the Position
Candidates must possess an MFA or terminal degree in a related field and demonstrate outstanding potential in research and/or creative activity.
Preference will be given to candidates with strength in 2D animation who also have experience with Autodesk Maya and the ability to teach 3D animation at the beginning and intermediate level as well as Foundations in Digital Art and Drawing.
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. Industry experience is also an asset.
Other Requirements for the Position
The Department of Art and SHSU are committed to supporting a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to describe how they will contribute to and support a diverse and equitable program through their teaching, research, or creative activity, and service.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following documents as PDFs:
• cover letter
• a detailed CV
• artist’s statement or description of creative activity
• statement of teaching philosophy
• statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion
• names and contact information of three references
• samples of personal work
• samples of student work- – for time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document.
Official college transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required for finalists for this position.
Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.
Review of materials will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.