Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is seeking a Associate Professor / Professor in Creative Practice (Film, Screen & Animation) to join School of Creative Practice, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice, Academic Division.

The School of Creative Practice seeks to appoint an Associate Professor/ Professor in Creative Practice (Film, Screen, Animation), with a strong background in emerging technologies and production, with a focus on Animation, Game Design and Interactivity. We invite applications from scholars who have an international reputation for excellence in leading, designing and delivering curriculum innovation, and research expertise which spans traditional screen, and a range of experimental and emerging film, animation, interactive and immersive media and games forms, positioning the School as a leader shaping the future convergences of screen and the XR sectors.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

Real world impact

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

About the School of Creative Practice

Creativity, arts and culture express who we are, reflect our past and shape our futures. We lead the creative and cultural sector of the future through interdisciplinary excellence, innovation and collaboration by our research, teaching, and engagement. We value existing, experimental, and emerging forms of knowledge through high impact, industry-embedded and socially-engaged creative practice. We create global thinkers and makers for the real world.

The School brings together a range of creative disciplines, and consequently provides students with the opportunity to engage in transdisciplinary approaches to their learning and/or research activities – reflective of collaborative experiences in the real world.

The curriculum is structured around core units with additional units in the following study areas:
•    Animation
•    Film and Screen
•    Creative Writing
•    Dance
•    Acting
•    Drama
•    Technical Production
•    Music
•    Visual Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) curriculum is currently being reaccredited and this presents new and exciting opportunities for the School. Our courses provide a ‘space to create’ for students, where technical proficiency is combined with learning how to make meaning, being collaborative, and socially engaged practitioners. Individuals wishing to further their skills and knowledge through postgraduate study, can undertake practice-led or practice-based research programs which are internationally renowned for their innovative, creative, and commercial contributions to Creative Industries and broader industry fields. The School has established international connections including teaching and research partnerships with leading institutions and organisations across Austria, China, East Timor, France, Germany, Norway, Indonesia, South Africa, South America, United Kingdom, and the United States.

About Queensland University of Technology, School of Creative Practice

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a truly global outlook. Home to nearly 50,000 students, we’re providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers.

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