Assistant Professor or Instructor of 3D Animation

  • University of The Incarnate Word
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Apr 20, 2021
Full time Art & Art History

Job Description

 UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX seeks a 3D animation artist and teacher to join the 3D Animation & Game Design program within the School of Media and Design. Position will be a meaningful contributor to the Animation curriculum.

This is a full-time position as either an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) or Instructor rank, depending on qualifications. Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission.

This position is considered a "Responsible Employee" under Title IX federal regulations and "Mandatory Reporter" under Texas state law and The UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Essential Functions
  • Faculty members are expected to engage in service to the program area, school, university, profession, and community.
  • Prepare course outlines based on approved departmental syllabi, prepare exams, projects, and assessments for assigned courses.
  • Advise and mentor students and work to advance the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • New faculty must work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Expertise and the ability to teach Principles of Animation and an intensive collection of 3D animation courses for games and film including MoCap.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and a passion for student success.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
Required Education

MFA in 3D Animation or related field OR a BFA with significant industry experience.

Required Work Experience

Significant industry experience with BFA.

Preferred Qualifications

Extensive industry experience and the ability to convey industry expectations to students.

Preference will be given to candidates with interest and experience in teaching a diverse population of students and bringing a knowledge of professional 3D animation and/or game design pipeline production to the classroom. A passion for student empowerment and success is key to our approach.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

None specified.

Work Hours

Typical of faculty.

Physical Demands

None specified.

Posting Number: UN485PO

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Faculty

Desired Start Date: 08/02/2021

Reports to: Dean, School of Media & Design

Salary: Competitive for a private university

Open Date: 04/13/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Include demo reel or portfolio link for full consideration.


UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.

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