Job Posting: 3D Computer Animation Instructor

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Feature Articles, Job Board | No Comments

Our friends at the University of the Arts are looking for a 3D Computer Animation Instructor.  It’s possible this may turn into a full time position.  Please see below for all details:

The University of the Arts Animation program ( seeks a part-time instructor to teach 3D computer animation, including two of the following classes for the spring semester, 2014:

1) Intro to 3D
2) Advanced Lighting, Modeling, and Rigging
3) Character Animation

We are located in Center City, Philadelphia. All classes are once-a-week, 6-hour studios taught in Maya and ZBrush software on the Macintosh operating system.

The instructor would be required to teach two of the three classes in the upcoming spring semester, starting in late January, 2014.

Pay is commensurate with professional and academic experience and includes an additional travel stipend for those individuals traveling to and from New York or other neighboring areas.

The possibility of a full-time position is currently under administrative review and expected to be decided upon in the near future. If this is approved, a revised job listing will be posted to the appropriate sites. Interested part-time applicants should however also indicate whether they would be candidates for a full-time position as well.

For further information, please contact Christopher Magee, Animation Program Director, fall ’13 via e-mail:

Please include a cover letter, resume, and links to your work.

*The University of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer. The BFA in Animation is a rigorous program designed to give students a thorough grounding in all aspects of the creation of animated work, with an emphasis on a sense of personal authorship and intellectual well-roundedness, as well as technical competencies and professional skills. The University of the Arts is one of the few institutions in the country dedicated exclusively to the visual and performing arts, and our students benefit from an increasing range of interdisciplinary and collaborative opportunities with artists from a variety of disciplines.

Christopher Magee
Director of Animation, Fall 2013
University of the Arts