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Professor, Animation - Part Time

Status:  Part Time

Hours:  Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 10:00pm

Home Campus:  Fennell

Payband:  Not applicable

Rate of Pay: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting Date:  October 10th, 2023

Closing Date:  Open until filled

We support and encourage the contributions of our diverse employees.  We are committed to nurturing an equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) environment for everyone who learns and works at Mohawk College. We believe the rich diversity among our students and the communities we serve should be reflected within our workforce.  As educators we believe it is important to act and show leadership in advancing the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion in our community. 

Mohawk College is currently recruiting for our next

Professor, Animation – Part Time

We are looking for qualified professional animators and visual artists to teach part-time in our Animation program at our Fennell Campus.

 

In particular, we are hiring for the following courses:

  • ANIM 10038: Animating 4 – Action and Performance analysis in 3D Maya
  • ANIM 10040 – Post-Production Intro – Film Compositing software and processes
  • ANIM 10034 – Post-Production – Application of Film Compositing to Student Capstone Projects

Start date: January 2023 (courses may run Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:00pm)

 

For more information about our dynamic program, please see: https://tinyurl.com/2p8encs9

 

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have:

  •  Relevant educational qualifications: minimum of a 3-year diploma in Animation, or, a closely related field
  •  8-10 years industry related experience in their teaching field.
  • Prior post-secondary teaching experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency in 2D animation, 3D animation, life drawing, and character design.
  • Proficiency in animation and image making software.
  • Strong working knowledge of the television and feature Animation industry in Canada, the USA, and abroad.
  • Excellent communication and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential. Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
  • Ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of apprentices.
  • Prior experience using technology (i.e. LMS, online teaching, etc.) is preferred.
  • Candidates must also be committed to working within a team environment and to participating in a consultative decision-making process.
  • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion with the ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse groups of students, employees and the community.

Part time faculty positions are part of Mohawk College’s response to the Calls to Action in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report, and as part of our commitment to our Indigenous Education and Initiatives Plan, preference will be given to Indigenous Peoples or Peoples of Turtle Island, including those who identify as First Nations (status or non-status), Metis & Inuit.

Candidates should have experience and knowledge of Indigenous education, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and EDI in curriculum/program development, teaching and learning.

Mohawk College prioritizes recruiting and retaining diverse employees. With this in mind, the College is committed to fostering inclusive and barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.

Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (905) 575 - 2047.

Mohawk College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

For more information concerning the Mohawk College strategic plan, please see: strategicplan.mohawkcollege.ca/