Free open Job in North, South & Central America Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Games, Animation & Visual Effects at Escola Britânica de Artes Criativas

Context

We seek to appoint a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader to join our BA (Hons) Digital Animation teaching team. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced individuals to support the development of a high calibre, UK validated, internationally facing BA (Hons) programme, within the context of a vibrant and dynamic school of creative arts in the most exciting hub for business, culture and innovation of Brazil today: São Paulo. 

EBAC is the first school in Latin America to provide BA (Hons) degrees, in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire (UK). On the BA (Hons) Digital Animation programme, there are four awards within the programme: 2D Animation & Character for Digital Media, 3D Computer Animation & Modelling, 3D Games Art & Design, and Visual Effects for Film & TV.

A team of experienced lecturers and subject specialists consisting of international and local full-time and part-time staff, contribute to the learning experience of students on BA (Hons) Digital Animation and help to create a culturally rich and vibrant course.

The post

We are looking for ambitious highly motivated applicants who possess excellent communication skills. Note that for the post the post holders will only be involved with the British undergraduate programmes delivered in English. You do not need to speak Portuguese.

The post holder will teach at all Levels of the BA (Hons) Programme and will be expected to take an active role in fulfilling the strategic objectives of the School; uphold the professional ethos of both EBAC and UH and share in the corporate responsibility for the academic well-being of students within the School; establish and maintain constructive working relationships with colleagues and to cooperate with them on the progress and continuous improvement of the School.

Grade Senior Lecturer

Additional benefits: The School provides visa support, health insurance, relocation assistance including finding accommodation.

Place of work: São Paulo, Brazil. The School is in a great location, an upper middle-class neighbourhood and an epicentre of the local creative economy.

Mode of delivery: Due to the current global pandemic, EBAC have successfully moved all teaching to an online, virtual experience for the students, utilising our VLE (Studynet/Canvas) and integration of Microsoft Teams and Suite, our students are currently learning without compromise to safety. We are constantly monitoring the epidemiological data from Brazils government and scientific/medical institutes, whilst listening and responding to the World Health Organisation recommendations. Due to such, we cannot predict how the following semester (March 20/21) will start, however, our dedication to the safety of students and staff is paramount to our core decision making, and thus, the successful candidate may be required to deliver classes via online provisions, or in a hybrid mode, following strict health and safety procedures.

Start Date: If successful you will be expected to be settled in São Paulo at the start of the 2021 academic year (March 2021). A later starting date can be discussed to accommodate notice periods if applicable.