Virtual Production Research Lead University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 32974 Salary: 5234-10358
Position Description: This position is a lead staff researcher position for a six month contract. The lead staff researcher will participate in a joint venture between UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP) in the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. Duties include the conceptualization, design, and deployment of advanced virtual production studio systems that integrate research prototypes.
The role requires experience in audio/visual system design and integration, networked audio and video, and 3D graphics, including virtual production. Under the supervision of the PI / Director of REMAP and in collaboration with UCLA Anderson School of Management, other developers, researchers and graduate students, the researcher will design, develop, implement, operate, and maintain a virtual production research facility as part of a pilot project.
The position will focus on the creation of a functional studio environment that mixes conventional, leading edge commercial, and research prototype components in collaboration with vendors and industry partners. The researcher will work in a collaborative, distributed, fast-paced research setting that includes multimedia production involving students, faculty, and professionals.
Physical presence on-campus is required (no full-time telecommuting)
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.