Job: Game Engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU, Tenure track

The Computer Science and Engineering Department of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU invites applications for a tenure-track position in game engineering. Though we anticipate hiring at the assistant professor level, we are open to considering more experienced candidates, and rank of initial appointment will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated research strength in a core CS area integral to game engineering such as (but not limited to) AI, graphics, or networking, and will be able to teach core game engineering courses such as game engine programming.

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Polytechnic has a newly-created state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research and teaching facility focused on game engineering, with several active funded research projects and an ongoing seminar series ( The department is looking to grow both graduate and undergraduate curriculum in game engineering, working from an existing undergraduate concentration. The ideal candidate for this position would become a key driver in the game engineering research program as well as help to shape the growing curriculum.

The Polytechnic Institute of NYU was formerly Brooklyn Polytech and has recently merged with NYU. (formerly known as Brooklyn Poly) and New York University are in advanced stages of merger proceedings; Polytechnic will become a school of NYU. The successful candidate will have excellent opportunities to initiate interdisciplinary research and educational collaborations with the diverse institutes and departments within NYU. Games are already a strong research and curricular focus at NYU, with initiatives such as the Game Center ( and the Games for Learning Institute ( Polytechnic faculty members have built strong connections to these efforts and NYU is interested in supporting ongoing collaboration among the schools, and collaboration between the participating schools and NYU-Poly is expected to grow.

The Computer Science and Engineering Department (CSE) of Polytechnic Institute of NYU has a strong faculty with a vibrant research program and strong course offerings, with strengths including data analysis and visualization, security, networks and distributed systems, algorithms, and web search technology. theory.

The CSE department is one of a handful of CS departments ranked by US News and World Report with fewer than 15 research faculty. We are located in Downtown Brooklyn and a 5-minute subway ride from Lower Manhattan.

Review of applications will begin in January 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three references, as a PDF attachment, to

Polytechnic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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