Demonstrator - Biomedical Visualization

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  • Posted on: 29th April 2019

Employer: St. George's University

Location: island of Grenada in the Caribbean

Department: Center for BioMedical Visualization

Closing date: 30/05/2019

We are looking for a highly motivated and capable candidate who integrates art with science to join us on-site at St. George’s University (SGU) on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean. As appointed faculty, there will be some potential teaching opportunities. However this is primarily a production art position in the Center for BioMedical Visualization, which is a new and growing team within the Anatomical Sciences Department at SGU. This talented individual will become part of a Biomedical Visualization Fellowship and will work directly with faculty, content experts, medical illustrators, and animators to design innovative learning modules for medical educational material, including lectures, online content, ebooks, interactives and in other areas required for academic support and medical education. Our ideal candidate will be creative and possess a strong work ethic with the desire to build a robust portfolio of biomedical visualization. Seize this rare opportunity to thrive in a great work environment that is safely rooted on a beautiful tropical island and surrounded by a supportive international community.

You will specifically:

•Be accountable to the Dean of Basic Sciences for delivering medical illustrations and animations using a variety of technical and creative skills

•Create still illustrations for use in lectures and labs

•Design and animate biomedical content for use in directed learning activities (DLA’s) using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and AfterEffects

•Perform audio and video editing tasks

•Deliver illustrations and animations on time and in requested formats

•Influence the future of medical education


• BA, BFA, in Scientific Illustration, Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration, Medical Illustration, Animation, Visual Effects & Motion Graphics or equivalent degree is required.

•Experience in scientific or medical education is a plus.

•Portfolio must prove strong visual communication skills (illustration, animation, videography, interactive development, typography, layout or UI/UX design).
•Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud(Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, et cetera).

•3D software experience is a plus (Cinema 4D, ZBrush, Maya, 3DS Max, or Unity).

•Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of team.

•Able to meet short deadlines and manage multiple projects at once.

•Able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of medical students, educators and other adult learners.

•Adventurous, flexible and adaptable to a foreign culture on a small tropical island.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

•To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV, Cover letter and contact information for three (3) references and link to online Portfolio should be submitted.

•Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.

•Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.

For more information contact Wes Price:

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