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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animation

School of Design

Location:  Greenwich
Salary:  £34,304 to £50,296 plus £3762 London weighting
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 04 November 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2905

We are seeking an enthusiastic Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Animation to join our design portfolio in the School of Design at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, University of Greenwich in London. The School of Design is part of a highly successful and vibrant faculty. Frequently commended for our partnership working across the design and creative industries sector, the School delivers high quality research, and a range of undergraduate and post graduate programmes that lead to various creative industries disciplines including Graphic Design, Media Communication, Architecture and Urbanism. 

The successful candidate will be an inspirational animation practitioner and have energy and passion for the student experience and be able to work well across multidisciplinary teams. They will also have the excitement to seek out interdisciplinary opportunities both within the UoG and externally, and to agent, cultivate and engage with established and new networks. To compliment the current team’s academic portfolio, we are particularly interested in applicants with specialist experience in Traditional Animation practice, Character Animation, Animation Illustration Techniques, 2D and 3D Animation, Concept Art and other related fields with competencies in both analogue (animation studio making) and digital. Most of the vacancy’s duties will involve teaching in a variety of settings, including online and face-to-face studio; assessment; and the provision of pastoral and academic support to students, including supervising undergraduate and /or postgraduate dissertations. The post holder will take on the responsibility of Module Leader, undertaking the associated administration and quality assurance related to the delivery of specified modules. The successful candidate will  engage in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF); Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) professional practice across the subject area and /or contribute to the research profile of the School, be part of the Diversity and Inclusivity by Design research group and contribute to the UoA 32 REF submission of the School of Design research (REF)

The successful candidate will be required to work closely and professionally with students and staff members at all levels. The ideal candidate will have:

  • a professional practice background in the area of Animation, Illustration, Comic Arts, Visual communication or other related to JD discipline
  • holding a degree and a postgraduate qualification in a related subject area or equivalent demonstrated through practice
  • excellent knowledge of Animation theory & practice along with software & techniques for innovative animation productions
  • experience in teaching at undergraduate level, assessment and student feedback
  • experience in the associated administrative and quality requirements
  • recognised teaching qualification or HEA,
  • knowledge and experience research and enterprise activities
  • excellent communication skills

Should you have any queries please contact the Deputy Head of the School, Professor Anastasios Maragiannis a.maragiannis@gre.ac.uk  We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. Academic Career Pathways

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


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