Job: Assistant Professor of CS/Games at American University, Washington DC, USA

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the broadly defined area of gaming beginning in August 2014. Areas of the candidates’ research expertise may include, but are not limited to: game programming, game engine development, artificial intelligence, graphics, multi-player online environments, human-computer interactions, or mobile game development. Experience with video game research involving educational, social or political issues is desirable as these faculty positions are part of a long-term initiative at American University focused on interactive gaming strategies for more effective means of public engagement.

Responsibilities will include: establishing an externally-funded research program; teaching courses across the computer science curriculum from introductory courses to upper-level major electives; and engaging in service to the Department and University. The Department of Computer Science offers BS degrees in computer science and computational sciences, as well as minors in computer science and computational mathematics. For more information about our program, see To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. in computer science or related discipline, post-doctoral and/or industry experience preferred. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Materials can be submitted online (highly preferred) at , or in hard copy to:
Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
American University
Washington, DC 20016-8050

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2013. American University is an AA/EEO institution, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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