Job: Full-time tenure track position in Game Development, DePaul University, Chicago USA

*Assistant Professor in Game Development*

The School of Computing in the College of Computing and Digital Media
(CDM) at DePaul University in Chicago invites applicants for a full-time
tenure-track position in one of the most innovative and established Game
Development programs in the country. Located in the heart of Chicago’s
vibrant Loop and Lincoln Park communities, our Game Development degree
program features concentrations in programming and game design, is
highly cross-disciplinary, and is linked closely with our programs in
Animation, Interactive Media, Computer Science, Software Engineering,
Digital Cinema and Computer Graphics. The undergraduate degree, started
in 2004, has grown quickly to more than 300 students. The graduate
degree is also showing strong growth – starting in 2009 and now up to 50
students. Students are enthusiastic, engaged, and productive. For
example, Devil’s Tuning Fork and Octodad, both DePaul student games,
were 2010 and 2011 Independent Games Festival Student Showcase winners.
You can learn more about the game program at
and CDM at

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Ideal candidates for the position will have an active interest and track
record (i.e. in the form of completed game projects) in game
programming, and have teaching and research/development experience in
one or more of the following areas:

* Game software development / software engineering
* Game engine programming
* Mobile / console game programming
* Experimental / alternative game interfaces
* Game AI
* Game physics
* Game prototyping and experimentation
* Design-oriented scripting languages

Industry experience is a plus. Job responsibilities include teaching,
advising, service, supervising student game projects and continued
creative activities and/or scholarship in the field.

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Required applicant documents:

* Cover letter
* Curriculum vitae
* A document containing a list of three references AND a URL or other
reference to completed games projects to which the candidate has
* A research statement describing prior work and laying out a plan for
future research/creative activity.
* A statement of teaching philosophy
* A detailed syllabus for a proposed course in the area that the
applicant would like to would teach.

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