Teaching Positions at Koc University Istanbul

18 Apr 2012 - 6:19am
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Koc University, the Department of Media and Visual Arts (MAVA) is looking for practitioner(s) to teach media production courses in at least one of the following areas: Film Production, Game Design and Animation, Programming. Applicants with experience in more than one of these areas are particularly welcome to apply. All courses at MAVA are taught in English.



The qualified candidates should either have a Masters Degree (MA or MFA) or  a minimum of 10 year production related experience in their respective fields with BA or BS degree

Experience in teaching undergraduate level courses is a plus.

Excellent command of spoken and written English

Expected to contribute to MAVA by advising students in media production projects. 


Subject areas:

(1)Film Production: Teaching introductory and advanced level courses in film and video. The film productions are expected to provide students with hands-on experience in pre-production, directing, camera use and movements, lighting, video and audio editing, special effects, compositing and motion graphics. 


(2) Game Design and Animation: Teaching 2D and 3D animation production courses focusing on character design, computer based 2D animation production and animation production techniques such as stop-motion) and 3D animation production courses. 


(3) Programming Basics: Teaching applied production courses focusing on visual and interaction design principles for online environments and programming basics (HTML 5, dynamic HTML, CSS writing, XML, JavaScript programming, basics of using ActionScripts).


Interested applicants should submit  an updated CV on the web and web  portfolio and work samples online to http://www.idws.info. ( We do not consider downloadable PDF or Word Document.  Large video files can alternatively be submitted by uploading them to a video sharing site like YouTube or Vimeo and send the links for the video files in the application).


Koc University, one of the top research institutes and a part of a large industrial network in Turkey and its region, is located in Istanbul, an upcoming destination for creative industries, which is quickly growing as a sector in Turkey. 


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