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Written by Timo Linsenmaier
Saturday, 18 July 2009

POST OF LECTURER IN ANIMATION, WSOA DIGITAL ARTS,
UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
DIGITAL ARTS (ONE FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK LECTURESHIP) IN COMPUTER ANIMATION
 
Digital Arts is a strongly interdisciplinary department which offers
postgraduate programmes in Animation and Interactive Media and also
undergraduate courses which link digital elements in Music, Fine Arts and
Drama. Digital Arts also collaborates with Engineering and other Faculties
at Wits. With strong links to both the contemporary arts scene, the creative
industries in South Africa and the international context in both the
theoretical and production fields, this is an exciting area of growth. The
successful candidate can expect to play a leadership role in determining
future directions in the field of animation education in Africa. (For more
about the Department go to:
http://www.wits.ac.za/Academic/Humanities/WSOA/DigitalArt/). The University
of the Witatersrand is one of the top three research Universities in Africa
with a student body of over 25 000 and five faculties including Humanities,
Engineering, Science, Health Sciences, and Education. (www.wits.ac.za)
 
LECTURESHIP IN ANIMATION
 
The successful applicant will be an animator/animation artist with a firm
grasp of the principles of animation and experience with 3D animation.
 
Qualifications: MA, MFA or equivalent qualification. Experienced in a 3D
software package but also be able to teach the fundamentals of 2D animation
and to supervise student animation projects employing a production pipeline.
 
Duties: Teach both production and theory to postgraduate and undergraduate
classes. Supervise postgraduate research projects, collaborative projects
and assist with course administration.
 
For further information contact Professor Christo Doherty, Head of Digital
Arts, , tel: +27 11 7174682
For application forms contact Mrs Margaret Deyi, Faculty of Humanities,
, tel: +27 11 7171414.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE BY 31 JULY 2009.

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