Overview

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Non-Tenure Track Faculty
8471BR
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS – Interactive Games & Media

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline: Interactive Games & Media
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Full-time
Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2024

Detailed Job Description
Applications are invited for a Lecturer position starting in August 2024. College student teaching experience would be advantageous. The IGM Lecturer will contribute to the academic mission of the School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM) and will be responsible for course preparation, formal classroom and lab teaching, and new lecture and lab course development in one or more of the following areas:

  • Web design and development
  • Mobile computing for games
  • Introductory game programming
  • Game engine programming
  • Real-time interactive graphics programming
  • Game design
  • Level design
  • Game development environments (e.g., Unity or Unreal)
  • 2D and 3D asset creation and animation for games
  • Technical Art

The IGM Lecturer will also be responsible for student mentoring and contributing to the advancement of IGM through service assignments. They will grow professionally through further study, creative projects, and active participation in professional societies. The successful candidates will have a passion for developing games and interactive media and have either game/interactive media industry experience or teaching experience in games/interactive media development and programming to inform their teaching.

We seek an individual who will contribute to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Please see RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description
The College: The Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students to improve lives and change the world through computing; GCCIS is home to the departments of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, School of Information, and the School of Interactive Games and Media. The college's PhD program in Computer and Information Sciences is ranked 57th by CSRankings.org. The college has over 130 full‐time faculty and more than 4,200 undergraduate and 960 graduate students. RIT is an interdisciplinary research hub, with research groups and communities encompassing a range of domain areas, including the Global Cybersecurity Institute (https://rit.edu/cybersecurity), RIT’s Personalized Healthcare Technology initiative (https://pht.rit.edu), the Center for Human‐Aware Artificial Intelligence (https://rit.edu/chai), the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (https://cair.rit.edu), the Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (https://rit.edu/castle), the Media Arts Games Interaction Creativity (MAGIC) Center (https://magic.rit.edu), the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (https://ccrg.rit.edu), the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (https://rit.edu/sustainabilityinstitute).

The School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM; https://igm.rit.edu) has about 30 full-time faculty and is committed to excellence in teaching and research. IGM offers undergraduate Bachelor of Science degrees in Game Design and Development, New Media Interactive Development, a Master of Science in Game Design and Development, and an accelerated BS/MS in Game Design and Development. IGM serves nearly 900 undergraduate students (including mandatory co-op experience) and about 60 graduate students. IGM currently ranks top 10 in the Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and the Animation Career Review for Game Design and Development programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. IGM works closely with RIT’s MAGIC (Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity) Center, a university-wide collaboration for research and publishing in games and digital media. The MAGIC Center comprises both a university research & development center and an independent game publishing studio.

THE UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .

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The University:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

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