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Adjunct Faculty - Animation & Virtual Production

New York Institute of Technology
Job Location:
Old Westbury, 11568
Digital Arts
Job ID: 2024-3620

Division: School of Architecture & Design

# of Openings: 1

Position Type: Adjunct

Type: Regular Part-Time


New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide.

The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. More than 112,000 alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare professionals. Together, the university's community of doers, makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

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The Department of Digital Art and Design anticipates openings for part-time (adjunct) instructors at its Old Westbury and Manhattan locations to teach undergraduate courses within the Digital Arts BFA program. Subjects we are seeking teaching for at this time include Digital Compositing and Visual Effects, Portfolio Development for Digital Artists, 3D Modeling and Animation, 2D Animation, Virtual Production, and emerging technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.


Candidates must have a Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional experience in Animation, Visual Effects, Digital Arts, and virtual production.

Expertise in relevant software and technologies (e.g., Maya, Nuke, Unreal Engine, motion capture).

Strong portfolio showcasing animation, VFX, and/or virtual production work.

Excellent communication and teaching abilities.

Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

Preference will be given to candidates with industry experience and a strong background in both traditional animation techniques and emerging virtual production workflows.

Familiarity with teaching in a classroom or online environment is a plus. 

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Other Information

In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer. Adjunct Faculty offered hourly rate is contingent on applicable rank.

Minimum Salary

USD $95.00/Hr.

Maximum Salary

USD $104.00/Hr.
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