Non-Tenure Track Faculty 5148BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences GCCIS - Interactive Games & Media
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Faculty Discipline: Interactive Games & Media Faculty Rank: Lecturer Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 12-Aug-2020
Department/College Description The College: The College: The B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is the largest of RITs nine colleges and has an enrollment of over 3000 undergraduate students and 800 graduate students. The college, with over 140 faculty members, is housed in a modern facility equipped with numerous teaching and research laboratories. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, Information Sciences and Technologies, Software Engineering, the School of Interactive Games and Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing many opportunities for cooperation and research collaboration within and beyond the college.
The School: The School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM) has nearly 30 full-time faculty and is committed to excellence in teaching and research. We offer undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Design and Development and New Media Interactive Design as well as a Master of Science and a BS/MS in Game Design and Development. IGM serves nearly 800 undergraduate students (including mandatory co-op experience) and about 50 graduate students. IGM is currently ranked in the top 10 of the Princeton Review nationally in Game Design and Development programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. IGM works closely with RITs MAGIC (Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity) Center, which is a university-wide effort to foster a wide range of collaboration, research, and publishing in games and digital media. The MAGIC Center is comprised of both a university research & development center and an independent game publishing studio.
Detailed Job Description Applications are invited for a Lecturer position starting in August 2020. The Lecturer will contribute to the academic mission of the School of IGM and will be responsible for course preparations, formal classroom and lab teaching, and new lecture and lab course development in one or more of the following areas:
Game Artificial Intelligence
Real-time game graphics programming
Introductory game programming
Data structures and algorithms
Game software development and processes
Game development environments such as Unity or Unreal
Interactive media development
The Lecturer will also be responsible for student mentoring and contributing to the advancement of the School through service assignments. They will engage in professional growth through activities such as further study, creative projects, and active participation in professional societies. The successful candidates will have a passion for developing games and have either game industry experience or teaching experience in the areas of games/interactive media development and programming to inform their teaching.
Master of Science degree in computing related discipline (Game Design and Development, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Successful applicants have demonstrated the ability and/or potential to teach effectively
Required Minimum Education Level MS, MA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search 5148BR Please provide a cover letter of interest that addresses the position qualifications, a current curriculum vita or resume, and upload the following attachments:
A one-page statement of teaching experience/philosophy
Optional: a link to your portfolio of work
In addition, please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Interactive Games & Media School Administration Search Committee c/o Beth Livecchi at [email protected]
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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