Instructional Faculty 4021BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences GCCIS - Interactive Games & Media
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Interactive Games & Media Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 07-Jan-2019
Department/College Description 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 28 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 fifth by the Princeton Review nationally in Game Design and Development programs at the undergraduate level and seventh at the graduate level. 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
The School of Interactive Games and Media is growing significantly, and applications are invited for multiple Assistant Professor Positions starting in January 2019 or August 2019.
Successful applicants will contribute to IGM and the college via scholarship, research, as well as teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Successful applicants will have a passion for games and interactive media development, and value and engage in cross-disciplinary work across the college and university. We seek individuals who will contribute to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
The Assistant Professor will contribute to the academic mission of the School of Interactive Games and Media with respect to teaching, research and scholarship, and service. We will consider candidates with scholarship and research expertise in all areas of computational media with respect to game and interactive media development, including but not limited to: artificial intelligence; VR/AR and real-time computer graphics; programming pedagogy; game engines and systems; game design and development; web development; physical computing; aesthetic/creative computing; digital audio/sound design.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD or MFA or other terminal masters in related discipline by the start date of the appointment Successful applicants will have a record of publicly disseminated scholarly and/or creative work in one of the areas listed above and demonstrated the ability and/or potential to teach effectively.
Required Minimum Education Level MFA, PhD
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at will http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search:4021BR. Please submit the following: your online application; a cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:
A research statement.
A teaching statement.
The names and contact information of three references.
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position via Jill Bray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately for a January 2019 start, and by October 1, 2018 for an August 2019 start.
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. 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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