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Just fyi for anyone who's interested:

The School of Design Arts Requires a Full Time Professor

As one of Ontario's top student and employer-rated colleges, Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated individual who shares our commitment to quality and success. The School of Design requires a full time professor to teach in the Animation program. The incumbent must be a creative professional with excellent communication skills. He / she must also demonstrate an enthusiastic commitment to program development in the design programs at Durham College.


1. Two or more years teaching experience at the post-secondary level with these skills and abilities:
[*]Curriculum design.
[*]Respects and accommodates the different learning styles of the learners.
[*]Engages and motivates learners in active and collaborative learning.
[*]Incorporates effective assessment strategies.
[*]Uses technology in teaching and learning.
[*]Engages in ongoing faculty development opportunities.
[/list]2. Extensive studio experience in the field of computer animation for film and broadcast combined with a strong creative arts background.
3. Demonstrated understanding of and experience in applying educational principles and methodology.
4. Must hold an appropriate arts related undergraduate university degree or three year college diploma.
5. Knowledge in the full range of applicable software packages, especially Alias Maya, but also including Final Cut Pro, DVD authoring software, After Effects, Live Type, Leica Reels, Pro Tools, Soundtracks, Photoshop, and Flash.
6. Expert knowledge of principles of design with respect to animation and digital imaging for film.
7. Demonstrated ability and commitment to working as part of a team.
8. Demonstrated understanding of the history, trends, issues and future of computer generated films.
9. Demonstrated ability to research and direct digital workflow and processes as they relate to program needs.

In addition to the above, candidates with the following experience will be given preference:
[*]Pre-production experience including scriptwriting and story-boarding.
[*]Experience as a director, director of cinematography or producer.
[*]Post-production experience including compositing, effects, online editing, colour correction and picture editing.
[*]An understanding of the film industry as well as experience with the independent festival circuit.
[/list]This vacancy will be filled pending approval of the budget for the 2005-06 fiscal year.

Those candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a 20-minute demonstration of teaching skills. Topic details will be provided when interviews are scheduled.

Interested candidates may submit a resume to quoting competition #AC05-04 by April 25, 2005 or until suitable candidates are found.

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The only thing that is truly yours - that no one can take from you - is your attitude. So if you can take care of that, everything else in life becomes easier. ~unknown