|Location:||Moscow - Russia|
|Salary:||£45,000 to £61,000|
|Placed On:||23rd December 2021|
|Expires:||21st February 2022|
Programme Leader, Digital Animation
Position: 1.0 Full-Time appointment
Grade: Senior / Principal Lecturer
Salary: 45,000–61,000 GBP
We are seeking an inspirational and visionary programme leader who will have a significant input into establishing a new generation of games professionals through leading internationally facing Digital Animation programmes.
Partnered with the University of Hertfordshire, Universal University is a vibrant and dynamic university of the creative industries in the centre of Moscow. The 10 schools within the university have been at the forefront of higher and postgraduate education in the creative industries in Russia since the inception of its founding school, the British Higher School of Art & Design in 2003.
Building upon the success of our existing undergraduate provision, we are introducing an exciting portfolio of new bachelor’s degrees in Digital Animation in one of our oldest schools, Moscow Film School, commencing September 2022.
Since 2012, Moscow Film School has been providing professional training in film production, animation, and CG & VFX to meet the increased demand of film and TV production companies across Russia.
The BA (Hons) 2D Digital Animation and BA (Hons) 3D Animation and Visual Effects awards will be validated in May 2022 by our partner institution, the University of Hertfordshire.
The successful candidate will join a community of experienced art, design and media lecturers and subject specialists consisting of international and local full time and part time staff who together help to create a culturally rich and vibrant, creative environment.
All Learning and Teaching is in English and knowledge of Russian language is not necessary for the post.
Applicants will be ambitious and highly motivated, possess excellent communication skills and be team players with the ability to inspire, lead and manage staff and students.
The university is located in one of the most prolific art districts in the heart of Moscow, which offers a rich and stimulating range of cultural, historical, and professional resources.
In 2021, Moscow was shortlisted in its pursuit of becoming the next World Design Capital in 2024. The city presents a rich environment of opportunity which combined with the university's influence and contacts enables the programme and its students access to a wealth of exciting, curriculum enhancing collaborations.
For a full overview of the post and application guidelines, visit our vacancy page here.
Salary details: Monthly salary will be paid in the Russian Ruble equivalent of the GBP monthly salary rate. Russian Income Tax is set at a flat rate of 13%.
Additional benefits: The University provides visa support, medical insurance, relocation assistance, annual return flight, Russian language classes, research and scholarly activity allocation, 35 days annual leave in addition to mandatory Russian public holidays and school holiday closures.
Place of work: Moscow, Russia. The School is located on the premises of the Moscow art-cluster Artplay, close to the city centre being just one stop from Red Square and within close proximity to several metro lines.
Closing Date: Review of applications will commence 24th January 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
Interviews: Interviews will be scheduled on an individual basis upon successful review of application and will take place through video conferencing.
Start Date: 1st September 2022
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