Full-Time Faculty in Digital Art and Design - 3D AnimationUniversity of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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The University of Dubuque is a private, four-year, co-educational professional University with a focus in the liberal arts. Founded in 1852, the University has a 154-year heritage of uncompromising commitment to academic excellence and spiritual growth. Located in the heart of the city on a scenic 77-acre campus, the University of Dubuque offers programs in the undergraduate and graduate college and in the graduate theological seminary. The University’s mission of encouraging intellectual, moral, and spiritual development dates back to the University's founding. Through its history, the university has been known as a place of educational opportunity. Even today, a large portion of its students are first-generation college students. Twenty percent of the student population is comprised of men and women from underrepresented populations. The University of Dubuque’s welcoming interfaith community of 1,500 students comes from across the country and around the globe. A small campus community, the University offers a 15 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Students can earn the bachelor’s degree in 16 areas, as well as a master of business administration (MBA) and master of arts in communication (MAC) degrees. As members of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, university men and women compete in 19 conference sports, as well as participating in a variety of intramural athletics and wellness classes. The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and awards master of divinity, master of arts in religion, and doctor of ministry degrees. One of the advantages of theological education at UDTS is the university of which it is a part. The UDTS is the only Presbyterian seminary that is integrally part of a university. The seminary emphasizes the local church as the central focus and model for ministry, while also training students for ministry in nontraditional settings. Deeply grounded as a Presbyterian seminary, UDTS also serves students from a variety of other denominations.
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a Full-time Faculty position in Digital Art and Design 3D Animation beginning January or August, 2018. Preferred qualifications include an earned master’s degree in a related field (doctorate preferred), industry experience, and teaching experience. The candidate should be well versed in 3D Animation, Modeling, Texturing, Rendering, Lighting and Visual Effects in 3DS Max (Autodesk), ZBrush (Pixologic), Unreal Engine (Epic Games) and SketchUp Make (Trimble). The successful candidate will teach 3D animation courses as well as introductory courses, maintain a scholarship agenda and participate in the broader life of the University. An interest in attracting and developing students from underrepresented groups is desirable.
About the University of Dubuque: The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1900 traditional undergraduate students and 500 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. One hundred full-time faculty members are committed to serving a student population that, at the undergraduate level, includes approximately 30% students of color. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.
About Dubuque, Iowa: Dubuque, Iowa, is a Mississippi River city of 60,000 people that serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.
To Apply: Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001:
- cover letter,
- current curriculum vita,
- UD Employment application form (located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/),
- graduate-level transcripts, and
- contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.