The Department of Human Resources

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Applied Digital Arts

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 9,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.

The Department of Art and Art History at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Applied Digital Arts (3D animation specialist) starting in Fall 2018.  We seek a high-energy, dedicated individual to teach courses at all levels of animation and 3D modeling and effects.  Responsibilities also include developing/managing the academic program, so experience with academic curriculum is desirable.  Experience with games and industry experience are also desirable.  Teaching responsibilities: three courses per semester.  

In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, performance review and evaluation of faculty is based on effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities; continuing scholarly growth; and service.  Requirements: MFA or equivalent terminal degree in a field related to Animation, conferred no later than August 18, 2018; strong professional portfolio of artwork related to 3D Animation; minimum of one year teaching experience or equivalent professional experience.  The successful candidate should be accomplished in the creation and production of Animations, and have knowledge of art and design for games, character and environmental design.  Professional experience in the field preferred.  Successful interview and demonstration of relevant abilities required.  

Application must include: letter of interest addressing position requirements and teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, names and contact information for three references, ten samples of personal artwork and unofficial transcripts.  Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts required before hire.  Send materials via:  Completed applications received by December 8, 2017, will receive full consideration and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.  Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.