Tenure Track Faculty
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: Full time
Anticipated Start Date: 15-Aug-2022
Detailed Job Description
The School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM) is growing significantly, and applications are invited for multiple Assistant Professor Positions starting August 2022 or January 2023.
Successful applicants will contribute to IGM and the college via scholarship, research, teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students and service to the department, university, and the field. We seek strong, creative researchers with high technical/computational skills in the context of media technologies, design, and the computational arts, and whose work is disseminated via a wide array of platforms and venues. The candidates should demonstrate the potential for scholarly, cultural, technical, and pedagogical innovation.
We will consider qualified applicants working in a wide range of computational fields, including but not limited to these areas: Game AI, Game Engines/Systems, Computational Creativity, Creative AI, Procedural Generation, Physical and Wearable Computing, Immersive Media/Mixed Reality, Computational Audio and Music, Locative Media and Speculative Design.
The ideal candidate will engage in cross-disciplinary work across IGM, the college, and university.
Candidates will contribute to a community committed to student-centeredness, professional development and scholarship, integrity and ethics, respect, diversity and pluralism, innovation and flexibility, and teamwork and collaboration. Please see RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
GCCIS: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences (GCCIS) at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the country’s first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the world’s leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college.
IGM: The School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM) has over 30 full-time faculty and is committed to excellence in teaching and research. IGM offers undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Design and Development, New Media Interactive Development, a Master of Science in Game Design and Development, and an accelerated BS/MS in Game Design and Development. IGM serves nearly 900 undergraduate students (including mandatory co-op experience) and about 60 graduate students. IGM is currently ranked in the top 10 of the Princeton Review, US News & World Report, and the Animation Career Review for Game Design and Development programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. IGM works closely with RIT’s MAGIC (Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity) Center, which is a university-wide collaboration for 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.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Required Minimum Education Level
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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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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