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University of Colorado - College of Arts & Media


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work The Digital Animation Center (DAC) program within the Visual Arts department in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver seeks a qualified candidate to fill a part-time Lecturer teaching position. This is a temporary, non-tenure track position that will teach no more than two courses per semester. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, depending on the needs of the department. 3D Graphics and Animation The 3D Graphics and Animation emphasis at the University of Colorado Denver is a competitive and rigorous four-year curriculum focused on preparing students to work in a wide variety of fields that use animated digital computer graphics (CG), including entertainment, film and television, gaming, medicine, and science. Examples of Work Performed Teach courses from introductory to advanced levels of 3D graphics and animation to undergraduate students in the Digital Animation Center program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in 3D animation and some relevant professional experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Autodesk's Maya and other industry standard software
  • Excellent facility with graphic design applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Solid generalist skills in 3D graphics and animation
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience teaching in a higher education environment.
  • Master's Degree in a related field.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Diversity and Equity

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 14455

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30120 - CAM-Visual Arts

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 14, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Dane Webster

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00648417





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Posted: 12/13/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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