Lebanese American University

Career Opportunities

Part-Time Instructor, Animation

School of Architecture & Design
Department: Art & Design
Campus: Byblos
Date: Fall 2017

The Department of Art and Design at the School of Architecture & Design invites applicants for a part-time faculty position for Fall 2017. Applicants should have teaching experience and demonstrate expertise relevant to the below courses:

GRA 307 Design for Animation [1-2, 2cr]
This class focuses on the process of shot design. Building on a solid foundation of research, this class teaches students how to work within a brief to create designs for characters, props, and locations. Students gain first-hand experience of how to visualize, communicate an idea, and create design documents.

GRA 306 Sketching for Animation [1-2, 2cr]
Examination of concepts and techniques for animation with emphasis on developing the drawing and sketching skill sets particular to the practice of animation both 2D and 3D. It is designed to build a solid foundation in drawing the human figure in motion and to develop a strong draftsmanship of traditional drawing skills. These skills and knowledge will be necessary and beneficial in the creation of animation projects in the advance animation courses.

These courses are part of a new minor in animation at LAU.
For more information on the program, check the following link:
http://sard.lau.edu.lb/programs/minor-animation/index.php

Minimum Requirements: Candidates should have a MFA or MA in Animation or related fields.

Duration of position: This position will open in Fall 2017 (which starts on August 28, 2017).

Application Process: Candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of intent outlining their particular pedagogy, the courses which they are qualified to teach, a CV with names of three references, and the following:

  1. Professional portfolio with examples of design projects (PDF, 15-pages maximum)
  2. Teaching portfolio with examples of syllabi and students’ work (PDF, 15-pages maximum)

The application should be sent by email to: sard.jobs@lau.edu.lb, specifying the job title in the subject line.

Applications deadline: July 5, 2017.

Notifications will be sent by: July 15, 2017.

The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at http://www.lau.edu.lb.


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