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Assistant Professor - Simulation Science, Gaming and Animation
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Date Posted May 21, 2019
Title Assistant Professor - Simulation Science, Gaming and Animation
University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
 
 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ invites applicants for a faculty position in our Simulation Science, Gaming and Animation Program. Successful candidates will demonstrate technical, programming, and critical-thinking expertise as it relates to Game Design, matched by a complementary ability to teach.

Ideal candidates will have teaching and creative development experience in several of the following areas: game software development, graphics processing, game engine architecture, digital game production and design – structure, formal elements, level design, game mechanic, systems design, etc.

The candidate must exhibit excellent teaching and scholarly credentials and be passionate about undergraduate education. Intellectual curiosity and work well with multi-disciplinary team cooperating on productions, course design, and curriculum development as it relates to developing immersive real-time experiences and simulations.

Embry-Riddle is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona. Faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. This position is part of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Prescott is one of the most desirable locations in the Southwest. At 5000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Contact Derek Fisher at fisherd@erau.edu for further information. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. ERAU is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minorities. Employees must be eligible to work in the United States.

Qualifications

Masters of Science degree in Computer Science or related field. Industry experience is highly valued.

Interested candidates should be proficient as a Unity Programmer/Engineer/Developer – requires C# (C sharp) programming. They should be knowledgeable of programming in languages necessary for graphics processing/game engine architecture/interactivity. Candidates should have a substantial background in computer programming and computer science.

The candidate must exhibit excellent teaching and scholarly credentials and be passionate about undergraduate education. Intellectual curiosity and work well with multi-disciplinary team cooperating on productions, course design, and curriculum development as it relates to developing immersive real-time experiences and simulations.

To ensure full consideration, please apply online at careers.erau.edu by uploading 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV including unofficial transcripts, and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references

Primary Location: United States-Arizona-Prescott
Job: Research and Academics
Education Level: Master’s Degree Computer Science
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time


 
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