Assistant or Associate Professor – Game Design
Job ID: 10501
Location: CUNY NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Advertising Design & Graphic Arts at New York City College of Technology (CUNY) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Art & Advertising Design AAS and Communication Design B.Tech degree programs. Position responsibilities include teaching courses in several areas including but not limited to Storyboard Concepts, 2D Animation, 3D Animation & Modeling, Game Design, Game Art and Development. The communication design program currently offers five modules: Advertising Design, Animation/Illustration/Game Art, Graphic Design, Web Design, and Broadcast Design/Motion Graphics. Graduates seek careers as art directors, graphic designers, TV art directors/producers, web designers, 3D animators, illustrators, and motion graphics designers. Departmental duties include participation in department advisement, curriculum development, student activities, and college-wide committees. The successful candidate is expected to pursue creative, scholarly, and professional activities at a level appropriate to advertising design and graphic arts. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and Saturday courses. Performs teaching, research, and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Master's of Fine Arts degree required in animation, gaming, or 3-D Visualization, plus a sustained record of relevant professional experience for tenure, including industry-level skills in 3D graphics modeling and animation for games, game design process, level design, and game engines such as Unity, Unreal, or Game Maker. Practical knowledge of animation principles and process and digital media arts in general is essential. Applicants should also be conversant in contemporary game theory and culture. Additionally, a practical knowledge of game programming is desired as well as the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams. Must be computer literate on the Macintosh and PC operating systems and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Grant application experience and industry support for educational initiatives are desirable. University level teaching experience or five-plus years experience as a multimedia, interactive, or game designer also preferred. Successful candidate will also be required to teach successfully, have demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 4/29/14.
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