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School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication

Assistant/Associate Professor in Game Studies (pap130312)

We seek candidates for a position in game studies, design, or development, with an outstanding record of teaching and scholarship or game development. Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD at time of appointment. Areas of expertise may include but are not limited to digital game design, game programming, games and cognition, simulation, educational and serious games, interactive narrative, and new media studies. We welcome applications from candidates working both in the digital games industry and in academia. We are interested in candidates with a background in a variety of academic fields, including computer science, education and learning, the humanities, or cognitive science. The successful applicant will enhance and contribute to the numerous ongoing research projects in Arts and Technology.

Qualifications for Assistant or Associate Professor in Game Studies

  • PhD or MFA in appropriate field
  • A record of scholarly publication and/or funded research sufficient to merit appointment
  • Commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary education promoting the convergence of the arts and humanities with advanced digital technology and engineering
  • Professional experience highly desirable

Selection process begins May 1, 2014 and continues until position is filled. The search committee will not consider incomplete applications. Qualified applicants could receive a joint appointment in one of the program's partnering Schools. The appointment for the position will begin August 1, 2014. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

Please upload application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcript of terminal degree, and at least three (for Assistant Prof. position) to five (for tenured position) recent letters of recommendation via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014

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