The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science (ECECS) in the Tagliatela College of Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for either a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor or a non-tenure-track Lecturer position (depending on qualifications) in Computer Science with a focus in game development. The expected start date is August 2020.
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• Develop a game development and design concentration within the Computer Science program.
• Teach concentration courses and advise students with an interest in game development and design.
Collaborate with the College of Business’s newly established e-sports program, teaching a gaming hardware and software courses in it.
•For tenure-track position: Teach core Computer Science courses. Scholarly publications and grant writing to establish funded research in game development is also expected. Opportunities for research collaboration exist within the college and across the University.
For a tenure-track Assistant Professor position: A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline with a strong commitment to and evidence of potential for excellence in research. For a tenure-track Associate Professor position: A Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline with demonstrated evidence of excellence in curriculum development in game development and design and research.
For a non-tenure-track Lecturer position: A graduate degree in an area relevant to game development with a minimum of five years of gaming industry experience, preference being given to those with at least one shipped AAA title. Experience with various game development software tools (such as Unity, Unreal Engine), 2D-3D animation packages, and familiarity and appreciation of the e-sports industry.
Experience in common video game programming languages such as C++/C#, Java, Python, and other relevant programming tools.
An interest in active learning, experiential learning, and student engagement are
Authorization to work in the U.S.
Internal Number: 20-12F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.