Game Design Faculty

Shawnee State University
Portsmouth, OH, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

The Fine, Digital, and Performing Arts Department at Shawnee State University invites applications for a Full-time faculty position in Game Design to begin August 2019. Rank is open and contingent upon degree and professional experience of the successful candidate. Candidates should have a strong interest in undergraduate teaching and experience in game design and its documentation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for instructing Video Game Design and Video Game Theory to undergraduate students within the Game and Simulation Arts BFA. Teaching duties will be center around Game Design, Game Theory, and other relevant content. Other duties include serving on department, college and university committees; participating in program review, development, promotion, and undergraduate advising; engagement in professional development/scholarly activities; and a willingness to engage with students in out-of-classroom co-curricular activities.

The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by May 3, 2019. Only online applications are accepted.

Skills & Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  1. Master’s degree at the time of hire and and at least (2) two years of professional experience in Game Design (for rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track), or
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, or related field, and at least (10) ten years of professional experience and documented exceptional accomplishments in Game Design (for rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track), or
  3. Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, or related field, and at least (3) three years of professional experience in Game Design (for rank of Senior Instructor).
  4. Experience in one or more of the following: Art direction, UI design, UX design, Level design, Concept art and design.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

More information about this position, including required minimum qualifications and how to apply, may be found at the Online Application address shown below.

http://jobs.shawnee.edu/postings/4453

About the Company

Shawnee State University is the regional state university for South-Central Ohio. It is a primarily undergraduate, four-year public university with limited graduate degree programs. Shawnee State is located on the Ohio River in Portsmouth, Ohio – a small city nestled in a beautiful, rural area of Southern Ohio. Portsmouth is approximately an hour drive from Huntington, WV, and two hours from Columbus or Cincinnati, Ohio. Additional information about SSU is available at www.shawnee.edu.

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