[game_edu] Announcement: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Game Design & Development (RIT)
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Mon Oct 27 18:08:19 EDT 2008
Game Design and Development Faculty Opening for Fall 2009
Rochester Institute of Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
The Department of Information Technology invites applications and
nominations for one, and possibly two, tenure-track positions in Game
Design & Development at RIT beginning Fall 2009. These positions
require a terminal degree in the discipline or closely related field,
or equivalent experience is required. Experience in the game industry
is preferred. We will consider appointments at senior levels for
highly qualified candidates.
The department seeks candidates specifically with a background and
interest in computer games and interactive entertainment, as
demonstrated by published work in game related research, teaching
experience in game related curricula, a portfolio of created works, or
credited roles in commercial titles. Excellent teaching, scholarly
activity, technical creativity, and university service are expected.
We seek individuals who commit to contributing to RIT's core values,
honor code, and statement of diversity.
The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences houses the
Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, and
Networking, Security, and Systems Administration departments, as well
as the Ph.D. in Computing and Information Sciences, the research arm
of the college. The Information Technology Department houses the
multi-disciplinary Masters of Science in Game Design & Development,
the Bachelors of Science in Game Design & Development, a Minor in Game
Design, and a Minor in Game Design & Development.
RIT has been recognized on The Chronicle of Higher Education's
inaugural "Great Colleges to Work For" list. Rochester ranked 7th
among the "10 Best Cities to Raise a Family" by Child Magazine, 2003.
In 2007, Rochester ranked 6th out of 79 metropolitan areas in "Best
Places to Live in America" by Places Rated Almanac.
To apply, please visit https://mycareer.rit.edu and search for
IRC26160. Please upload a letter of interest, a current curriculum
vitae, a one-page statement of teaching experience, a one-page
statement of research experience/interests, and, if applicable, a
portfolio of created works. In addition, please arrange to have at
least three reference letters that indicate your application for
IRC26160 sent directly to the Game Design and Development Search
Committee c/o Karen Griffith at kdgvks at rit.edu. For more information,
please visit http://www.gccis.rit.edu and http://games.rit.edu. You
may also contact David I. Schwartz, Search Committee Chair,
Information Technology Department (585-475-5521, dis at it.rit.edu). The
department will accept applications until the position fills.
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