Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-01-06
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The Department of Interactive Media at the University of Miami has a record of producing outstanding game designers with a blend of creative and technical skills and a focus on social impact design. Many of our graduates work as UX designers game designers, and user researchers. We are looking to strengthen our team with the appointment of an adjunct faculty in game design who has a proven track record of creative and professional experience. The faculty will play a leading role in teaching Designing Games for Impact.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience designing games for impact and serious games and the ability to generate engaging interactive experiences. Experience or skills working with virtual reality products and interfaces and/or 3D modeling is desirable. Previous experience in teaching and curriculum development also is desired. The successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills and be an inventive teacher. Candidates should demonstrate subject knowledge as well as skills relevant to subject development within an academic and professional context.
M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D. is required for appointment as a lecturer with at least three years of professional experience.
Applicants must include a cover letter, CV, a portfolio (or links to creative work) as well as a diversity statement that specifically addresses how you would engage with a diverse student population with regards to teaching, research, mentoring, and advising.
The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Part timeEmployee Type:Faculty-Intermittent (Seasonal)Pay Grade:50