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[TEACHING / JOB] Interactive Games & Media Assistant Professor, RIT

Instructional Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS – Interactive Games & Media
Assistant Professor

The School employees 24 full-time faculty and is committed to excellence in teaching and research. We offer undergraduate programs in Game Design and Development and New Media Interactive Design as well as a master’s degree in Game Design and Development.  IGM serves over 700 undergraduate students (including mandatory co-op experience) and 25 graduate students.  The School is ranked 4th nationally in Game Design and Development programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

The School of Interactive Games and Media is part of RIT’s largest college, the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, which has an enrollment of over 3200 students.  The college is housed in a modern facility equipped with numerous teaching and research laboratories. The other units include the college-wide PhD program and the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, Information Sciences and Technologies, and Software Engineering. There are many opportunities for cooperation and research collaboration among the college’s units.

The School of Interactive Games and Media at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in one of the following areas: (1) interactive media, (2) gameful design/serious games, or (3) game graphics development and programming.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing 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. Select to view links to RIT’s core valueshonor code, and diversity commitment.

IGM faculty
have the opportunity to supervise PhD students in our interdisciplinary PhD


    • A PhD or a terminal degree (such as an MFA) in computing or related field
    • Commitment to teaching, including at the undergraduate and MS levels.
    • Record of (or potential for) scholarly and/or creative works in games or interactive media and potential for external funding in one of the following areas: (1) interactive media (2) gameful design/serious games, (3) game graphics development and programming.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Reference Letter
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Apply online at .
Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications;
a CV; and a  “contribution to diversity statement.”   Please have three references send their letters of recommendation directly to Jill Bray at

You can contact the search committee with questions related to the position at Professor Gordon Goodman  or Professor Elizabeth Lawley

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014. Candidates are encouraged to apply by February 15, 2014.

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