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Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty Position - Game Development Programming « Position Deleted on 4/14/2008 »
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobsFull-time tenure track position in Game Design
The Creative Art & Technology program at Bloomfield College is announcing an opening for a full-time tenure track position in Game Design. This position will play an essential role in shaping and teaching in a new and popular curricular sequence in game design offered at the undergraduate level. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in exploring the future of media and communication design in an academic environment that encourages an interdisciplinary approach and is open to collaboration and experimentation.
The individual hired will spearhead research in cutting-edge areas: interactive graphics and animation, interactive visual narrative, visual displays for everyday systems, gaming systems. The candidate will have a demonstrated record of experience in game design or interaction design through projects and/or research. Doctoral or Master's degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent professional standing and industry experience in media and/or gaming and a creative and/or scholarly record with emphasis on visuals for digital media. Teaching experience with a demonstrated interest in curricular development is a plus and a sample of a syllabus is required.
The candidate will demonstrate knowledge of, and research interest in interaction-design, game design, animation and motion graphics, mobile media, user-centered design and the social implications of technology. We are looking for a person who has an active engagement with the game design and/or interaction design industry and the critical and theoretical implications of the field. If arrangements can be made, our final candidates will be invited to lecture to our incoming freshman class.
CAT is an interdisciplinary program, which includes concentrations in video, animation, music technology, fine arts, theater, graphics, multi - media and the Web. Bloomfield College, a small liberal arts college in New Jersey, is located 30 minutes from NYC.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2008; if not filled, every FOUR weeks thereafter until search is closed. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2008.
Application Procedure: Send a letter of interest, relating experience and interests to the opportunities and requirements of the position; CV; and, names, addresses and telephone numbers for three professional references, via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Representative media products, demos of work or publications; and official transcripts should be sent via regular mail to Toni Furman, Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Bloomfield College, 467 Franklin Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.
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