Director of Kinetic Imaging (Inaugural appointment with 18-month term faculty contract)

VCUarts Qatar is excited to announce an opportunity for an impactful, engaged, and collaboration-oriented academic leader and creative scholar to serve as the inaugural Director of the BFA in Kinetic Imaging program. This opportunity is a temporary 18-month term faculty appointment, during which the inaugural Director will provide strategic leadership in the establishment of a dynamic, exploratory, interdisciplinary studio-based environment for new media arts practices. The inaugural Director will work in collaboration with leaders, faculty, and colleagues on programmatic, curricular, student-centered, and administrative issues designed to advance the new program in support of the mission and goals of VCUarts Qatar.

The BFA program is designed to empower students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in the dynamic and continually evolving domains of Kinetic Imaging, encompassing video, animation, sound, computational creative practices, 2D and 3D computer art and design, as well as interaction and game design, among other creative disciplines. The curriculum for this program is adapted from the BFA in Kinetic Imaging degree program offered to students in the School of the Arts at the main campus of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. VCUarts Qatar, a branch campus located in Doha, extends this program to its students, with an additional concentration in interaction and game design.

VCUarts Qatar blends the innovative spirit and high standards of our home campus with the bold originality and deep traditions of Qatar.

The result is an art and design education that helps students cultivate creativity, probe possibilities, fearlessly question, surpass limits, set new standards, and most importantly, make an impact.

This year we celebrate 25 years in Qatar. Join us as we look forward to our Next 25.