Professor, 2D/3D Animation

of Applied Arts and Technology
200 Talbot Road West
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6S4
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Professor, 2D/3D Animation

Post by LauraC » Mon Jul 27, 2020 1:28 pm

Professor, 2D/3D Animation

Department: School of Media, Art & Design
Competition #: 20-F-05
Campus: Windsor
Classification: Academic
Posting Type: Internal/External
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Status: Full-Time
Closing Date: Tuesday August 4th, 2020 by 4:30pm
Presentation Required: Yes
Start Date: August 29th, 2020

St. Clair College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. Reporting to the Chair, School of Media Art & Design, the professor is responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students by participating in quality initiatives that include the design, revision, and updating of curriculum, by teaching assigned courses and by providing academic leadership. St. Clair College’s Animation 2D/3D program, a world leader in 3D animation training, is seeking a senior 3D lighting & rendering and texture artist. The Animation Program is a combination of the very best techniques in traditional and digital animation training. The program is focused on creative excellence and designed to meet superior standards of originality, skill and technique. The candidate will be expected to be an integral part of the Animation team. Candidates should also be prepared to maintain active liaison with industry partners and be involved with outreach to secondary students.
Candidates must be available to teach Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The responsibilities of St. Clair College Professors include, but are not limited to:
• Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
• Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
• Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades;
• Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
• Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
• Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
• Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.


The ideal candidate will have one (or more) of these credentials:
• Post-secondary diploma or degree in Animation or a related field, or equivalent;
• Minimum of 5 years of professional animation experience with a professional commercial, television or feature studio;
• Through knowledge of Maya & Arnold as the primary 3D and rendering software;
• Demonstrated experience teaching adult students would be considered an asset;
• Specific skills would include, character animation, character rigging, character and environment modelling, knowledge of current render methods, texture creation/placement and motion tracking;
• Other skills considered an asset: high level of traditional artistic abilities, including life drawing, knowledge of Adobe suite and other compositing/editing packages;
• Willingness to learn specific software packages as needed and ability to translate classical principles into digital animation concepts.

Additional desirable skills include the following:
• Demonstrated and competent experience teaching adult students or apprentices;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Demonstrated knowledge of integrating technology into the classroom and alternate delivery modes;
• Willingness to serve on departmental, College and community committees and be an effective team member with a personal commitment to professional development;
• Personal commitment to professional development for vocational and teaching competencies;
• Excellent computer abilities including Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard or equivalent, engineering testing/simulation software;
• Must be able to teach online, as required;
• Additional diplomas, degrees, and/or certifications in a related field or education.

Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a 10-minute teaching demonstration. Details will be provided when interviews are scheduled.
Please forward your resume quoting the competition # either by fax at (519) 972-2754, by online application at or by mail to Human Resources, St. Clair College of Applied Arts & Technology, 2000 Talbot Road West, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6S4. Please use one method only. Resumes must be received prior to the closing date and time.

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