Job: Open Lecturing Faculty Position (Games) – University of Utah

The University of Utah’s Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program is seeking to hire a faculty member at the assistant professor, lecturing level, beginning Fall 2015. This is a non-tenure track position. Exceptional candidates at higher ranks will also be considered.

Seeking to build upon its reputation as a world-class professional games education program, EAE is looking for professionally oriented instructors. While all disciplines will be considered, Game Arts faculty will be given preference. If you are interested in teaching the next generation’s leaders in games and interactive entertainment, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Candidates for this position should have an established track record creating games and/or teaching game development.  Applicants must have earned a terminal degree in a relevant field and demonstrate an ability to mentor and teach effectively.

The University of Utah is a Carnegie Research I Institution.  The EAE program was founded in 2007 and is currently ranked as the number 1 graduate and number 2 undergraduate program in the world, according to the 2015 Princeton Review rankings. EAE has demonstrated leadership in the interdisciplinary domain of video game research and development.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities. A vibrant local game community offers opportunities for interesting collaborations, including Disney Interactive, EA Salt Lake, Chair Entertainment (a division of Epic Games), Eat Sleep Play, and many others. Additional information about EAE and our current faculty can be found at

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names and contact information for at least three references to EAE Academic Program Manager, Corrinne Lewis, at

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting April 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.



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