The Department of Visual Arts at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure‐track Assistant Professor position in Entertainment Art/Animation with appointment to begin Fall 2023.
The BFA in Entertainment Art/Animation develops students’ individual voice and practical expertise through a progression of courses centered on animation pre-production and production using both traditional animation and digital toolsets. The program’s course of study focuses on skill building in animation and storytelling through the language of film, while encouraging students to explore unique and personal expressions in a diverse and collaborative setting. Our program offers an intensive hands-on art-making experience combined with a broad exposure to fine arts that prepares students for a lifetime of creative work, problem-solving, and critical thinking.
The position possesses a strong commitment to teaching animation courses offered within our core curriculum including: The Principles of Animation, Intermediate Character Animation, Animation Pre-Production, Animation Production, Special Studies Storyboarding for Animation, Special Studies Character Design for Animation, and Special Studies in Entertainment Art/Animation. In this position, the successful candidate will produce and maintain a contemporary creative practice in a broad range of media within the expansive field of animation to achieve tenure. The successful candidate will contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, recruitment, and outreach efforts. They will advise students and participate in committees at the department, college, and university levels.