The Interactive Media & Games Division within USC's School of Cinematic Arts is seeking an adjunct faculty member in the field of Interactive Media and Games with a specialty in board games.
We are looking for a working professional in the games industry with extensive experience analyzing or designing tabletop games. Our program is a vibrant and exciting community of designers, scholars and researchers, committed to the advancement of the digital arts, and it is situated within a larger school dedicated to the craft of storytelling and user experience from diverse perspectives.
The position will teach introductory courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, with topics ranging from a survey of board game mechanics to introduction to game design, production, and testing.
Minimum Education:Â Â
Experience teaching or mentoring students.
3+ years working on video games, board games, or interactive media.
Good communication skills, project planning, and professional rigor and ethics.
Master's Degree in Game Design or a related field.
7+ years as a games critic, designer, or marketer.
Multiple shipped titles or publications.
Experience teaching graduate and undergraduate classes in game design.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.