Lecturer in MA Character Animation



Central Saint Martins
Performance Programme
CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Grade 5
£40,454 to £48,530 pro rata (£24,272.40 to £29,118 per annum)


Part time - 22.2 hours per week

24 January 2023 23:55

The opportunity

We are seeking to recruit to two lecturer roles for the MA Character Animation course within the Performance Programme at UAL: Central Saint Martins. These are new permanent positions that are necessary due to the growing success of this course.

Successful candidates will deliver teaching across a range of animation techniques and performance practices, supporting student learning in; skills acquisition, creative enquiry, critical thinking and personal development. These new roles will extend the level of subject expertise and critical understanding on the course, maintaining the curriculum at the forefront of creative professional practice relevant to a diverse student body.

You will provide both academic and pastoral support, monitoring progress and attendance, and maintaining appropriate records. You will support students through the pre-production, production and post-production stages of their projects and help them with their planning, development and delivery.

You will contribute to the admissions processes of the course and assist others through showcase activities.

The opportunity is suited to active professionals animators who are seeking to balance their careers with academia and the education of next generation practitioners.


About you

We are seeking candidates with experiences of implementing animation principles in character performance in a professional context. You should have prior experience of teaching and assessment within Higher Education to degree and/or postgraduate level. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate effective teamworking skills and will be able to demonstrate their commitment to understanding and responding to a range and diversity of student experiences.

If you have any queries about this role  please contact, Shaun Clark, MACA Course Leaders via email at shaun.clark@csm.arts.ac.uk.

Timeline: Please submit your application by Wednesday 18 January at 23:55.

To apply click on “Apply” at the bottom of the page. Please upload your CV with links to animation work (Word or PDF format). Your personal statement should cover the following questions:

  • What do you feel you can bring to the MA Character Animation course?
  • Which animation techniques are you comfortable with using and teaching?
  • Why have you decided to apply for this position?

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please email the CSM Resourcing Team on: 0207 514 7885 or email: jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

What we offer


We are UAL

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance. 

Performance at CSM explores the boundaries of the discipline and associated realms. This is a diverse and energised teaching and learning community where all are active as creative professionals and researchers. The team is comprised of emerging and established practitioners who bring together a breadth of influence and creative insights to inform and enhance an ambitious vision for the discipline that is firmly committed to social purpose, fairness and cultural representation.

Our culture


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