CSU, San Bernardino is hiring a 3D Design Professor (Open Rank)

The Design Program in the Department of Art & Design at California State University San Bernardino seeks to appoint an innovative and versatile design educator with a broad range of design skills with a focus on 3D modeling, rigging, and sculpting and a commitment to the professional practice of 3D design and 3D animation for a tenure-track appointment at open rank.

Candidates should have technical and creative 3D experience within research-based or professional design practices. Creative efforts supporting these practices should include combinations of 3D character design, level design, previsualization, storyboarding, game environment artistry, proxy modeling, or 3D visual effects. Technical efforts supporting these practices should combine digital 3D modeling, rigging, animation, sculpting, lighting, or rendering.

The successful candidate will teach into the CSUSB design program’s schedule of classes at all undergraduate levels; perform committee duties at department, college, and university levels; continue their professional and/or research work in their area of specialization; and broaden links to local, regional and national communities within their area of expertise to promote and further student success.

Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.



California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB’s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB’s ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.