Job: Instructor in Game Programming (non tenure track), DePaul University, Chicago

Position Title: Instructor in Game Programming
Tenure Track: Non Tenure Track

Position Description: The School of Computing in the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) at DePaul University in Chicago invites applicants for a full-time one-year position (renewable) in Game Programming 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 ow 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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Additional Requirements:
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 development experience in one or more of the following areas:
– Game software development / software engineering
– Game engine programming
– Mobile / console game programming
– Game AI
– Game physics

Industry experience is a plus. Job responsibilities include teaching, curricular development, and supervising student game projects.

Statement: As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, DePaul University provides job opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement
Other Document
Optional Applicant Documents:
Other documents to attach: A document containing a list of three references AND a URL or other reference to completed games projects to which the candidate has contributed

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