Kent State University at Tuscarawas is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track position in the field of modeling, animation and game creation.
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
The position offers opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary projects in digital media, audio, special effects, virtual reality and story development in emerging media. Courses taught may include introductory courses in animation and game creation, with advanced courses specific to area of specialty. The successful candidate may also teach a senior capstone course or multi-disciplinary project, and/or other areas of programmatic need.
The MAGC program has dedicated computer and virtual reality (vr) labs at the Kent, Stark and Tuscarawas campuses, including a VR/finishing studio, and a newly renovated motion-capture lab. The successful candidate will be required to teach in-person classes at each of these campuses depending upon need. The teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester.
A Master's in a related field, and three years of relevant professional and/or teaching experience. Proficiency in Adobe CC, Substance Painter, Zbrush, Maya, Unity, Unreal.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Proficiency in 2d and 3d with Autocad, Inventor and/or other solid modeling applications.
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
To apply, please submit, via the Kent State University applicant portal at https://jobs.kent.edu, a letter of application expressing interest referencing the above position number, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Official college transcripts should be sent to Carla Barker, Dean's office, Kent State Tuscarawas, 330 University New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Internal Number: 994217
About Kent State University
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.