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Professor in Computer Graphics

Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington, Wellington 6143
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The School of Engineering and Computer Science
Wellington, New Zealand

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The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington - New Zealand's top ranked research University - seeks to make a senior leadership appointment in the area of Computer Graphics. Victoria University of Wellington enjoys the benefits of New Zealand's wonderful landscape and lifestyle; contacts with Government; national research funders; and a vibrant graphics industry. We pride ourselves on our collegiality and multidisciplinary collaborations with many top ranked research groups.

We partner with the Faculty of Engineering's Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC), led by Professor Ken Anjyo and Associate Professor Taehyun Rhee, and have close connections with Weta Digital and Weta Workshop, Epic Games, OLM Digital, and Square Enix.

You will have the opportunity to lead the development of the Computer Graphics programme within the School of Engineering and Computer Science, and you will liaise closely with the Computational Media Innovation Centre and the School of Design to help ensure a coordinated programme. You will also teach a number of courses in the Computer Graphics programme: an opportunity to inspire the next generation of Computer Graphics graduates.

Computer Graphics in ECS and CMIC currently includes eight faculty, seven postdoctoral students and fellows, eight PhD students, and seven Masters students. About 200 students from a diverse range of majors enroll in our first year Computer Graphics courses every year, representing the interdisciplinary appeal of Computer Graphics.

Further ECS information: https://www.victoria.ac.nz/ecs

Further CMIC information: https://www.victoria.ac.nz/cmic/

To discuss this opportunity at SIGGRAPH, contact CMIC Executive Advisor Jim Foley (james.foley@comcast.net) or CMIC Co-Director TJ Rhee (taehyun.rhee@ecs.vuw.ac.nz)

A copy of the position description can be viewed here https://vuw.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/VacancyRoleDescriptions/EYOkgMCsWWBCup_gfkUGdqoBwPpBnILR5kmOrKhyYd1Riw?e=A8KUmw

Applications close Sunday, 8 September 2019.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

Reference 2972.


Posted: 2019-08-29 Expires: 2019-09-28

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