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Adjunct Faculty - Digital Media - Digital 3D Art and Design

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Transcript 1(Required): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of applicable degree as described in Required Education section. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript. OTHER 1 Required Document: Portfolio of 10-20 pieces of professional work OTHER 2 Optional Document: Portfolio of 10-20 pieces of student work

Position Details

Position Details

Position Number K70003-17-2
Posting Number F0001803
Position Title Adjunct Faculty - Digital Media - Digital 3D Art and Design
Number of Positions Available Multiple
Location Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris State University - Grand Rapids
Advertised Salary Starting at $3,950 per 3 credit course.
FLSA Exempt
Employee Class K7 - Kendall - Faculty - Adjunct
At Will/Just Cause At Will
Part-time/Full-time Part-time
Summary of Position

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) in Grand Rapids, MI prepares artists and designers to have impact through practice. Responsibilities for a KCAD adjunct faculty member include syllabus and class preparation, instruction during scheduled course time, providing reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s), and evaluation of student performance.

Digital Media Graduates will be innovative artists and designers, well prepared to create rich media experiences that combine imaging, animation, sound and interactivity.

This teaching assignment within the BFA Digital Media Program will focus in 3D for Visual Development, Interaction Design, 2D Animation, Game Art and Motion Design.

Position Type Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Required Qualifications

Required Education

Master’s degree in a related field to content being taught
or:
Master’s degree in unrelated field and additional minimum of 15 graduate credits in a field related to the content being taught
or:
A combination of:
• A minimum of six years, working in the field of industry of the content area being taught;
• Evidence of recognized accomplishment in area being taught, including awards, bibliography of publication referencing design or art work or scholarship;
• Evidence of scholarly/creative accomplishment in terms of completed design work, patents, exhibitions, presentations, publication, and juried recognition at the regional, national and international level.
• Evidence of service to the field in terms of memberships on committees or boards of professional organizations and other contributions to the field.

Required Work Experience

Evidence of recent successful professional practice in digital 3D art or design.
Experience with or ability to adapt to Modo.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Terminal graduate degree in content area being taught or a related content area being taught.
Experience with or ability to adapt to Cinema 4D and Z-Brush.
One year or more of teaching experience.

Posting Details

Posting Date 05/16/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Applicants are Selected, Selected for interview, or Position Filled Yes
Initial Application Review Date 06/12/2017
Internal/External Posting External
Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcript 1(Required): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of applicable degree as described in Required Education section. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

OTHER 1 Required Document: Portfolio of 10-20 pieces of professional work

OTHER 2 Optional Document: Portfolio of 10-20 pieces of student work

Duties

Duties

Duties

Prepare syllabus and class according to college standards and distribute syllabi.
Teach appropriate course(s) as assigned.
Assess and evaluate student learning and provide formative feedback throughout the course.
Provide reasonable availability to students for consultation and assistance with respect to assigned course(s).
Evaluate student performance.

Essential/Marginal Essential

Responsibilities / Skills and Abilities

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Contribute to the college’s continuous improvement.
Maintain effective communication with students and colleagues.
Work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff throughout the college.

Required Skills and Abilities

Required Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of industry standard 3D design and game art processes.
Knowledge of fundamentals of 3D modeling, lighting and animating.
Experience mentoring\training of 3D applications and techniques.
Proficiency in using 3D software.
Ability to engage in evidence-based assessment.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Other 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other 2

Posting Specific Questions

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