Division/College: College of Arts, Media and Design
FT/PT: Full Time
The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design, invites applications for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor in Games. We seek candidates with a record of excellent creative practice, innovative pedagogy, significant exhibited and/or published work and relevant teaching experience in the area of games, play, and computational media. Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in and capacity for delivering courses in our undergraduate game degrees and our graduate degree in Game Science and Design. Experience with designing and evaluating games is crucial. Candidates who can build bridges between game design and experience design, media arts, and information design are encouraged to apply.
This teaching position entails instructing, coaching and preparing students entering our various game degree programs and working with faculty across the College of Arts, Media and Design and Northeastern University to improve the relevance, rigor and quality of outcomes in our offerings.
This faculty position will entail limited service obligations. The position is for one year and will have a course load of 6 courses for the year (3 in fall and 3 in spring). Appointment within the Department of Art + Design locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. Our College of Arts, Media and Design is engaged with interdisciplinary creative scholarship, critique of established principles and processes and is comprised of a unique combination of disciplines and practices in architecture, art, design, communication, games, journalism, media, music, and theatre. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd
Candidates must have a PhD, MFA or other terminal degree in a field relevant to game design. Candidates who are ABD are welcome to apply. The candidate must have a professional practice that will inform and advance the field through creative production, experimentation, collaboration, exhibition, research and publication. Evidence of a high level of research and creative accomplishment is expected. Candidates are expected to have taught at entry and undergraduate levels of study. Candidates involved with social activism, games for impact, indie games, and/or user research are preferred.
All applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/about/careers/. If viewing this from a Northeastern website, click on
Internal Number: 60418
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.