Job: Tenure Track Position in Computer Games and Virtual Worlds at Concordia University (Montreal)

The Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a  tenure-track strategic hire position in the area of Computer Games and  Virtual Worlds for appointment in the Department of Computer Science  and Software Engineering (CSE). The CSE department has an active  research group in 3D Graphics in addition to a highly popular Computer  Games degree option at the undergraduate level.

The goal of the  strategic hire program is to augment existing research capacity in the
department through high profile interdisciplinary research in
collaboration with members of Concordia’s Technoculture, Art and Games
Research Centre (TAG). The successful candidate will receive an
attractive research support and teaching package. For additional
information about ENCS, CSE and TAG see, and

Applicants must have a PhD in computer science, software engineering
or computer engineering or a related area and also possess research
and development expertise in the area of computer games, 3D graphics
and virtual worlds. A successful candidate is expected to provide
academic leadership, establish a strong externally funded research
program, demonstrated abilities to work in collaborative
multidisciplinary settings and teach/develop both undergraduate and
graduate courses. Strong commitment to the supervision of graduate
student research and to excellence in teaching are essential. Relevant
industrial experience is an asset. Excellent communication skills are
required. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian
professional engineering association, preferably in the province of
Quebec, is required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Concordia is strongly
committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting
a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications
from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible
minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of asexual minorities, persons
with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.
Applications should consist of a detailed curriculum vitae, a
statement concerning teaching and research interests, and the names of
at least three referees. This appointment is expected to commence in
the summer of 2015. Review of the applications will begin immediately
and continue until the position is filled. Only short-listed
applicants will be notified. Electronic applications are preferred and
should be sent no later than December 1, 2014 to:

Dr. Sudhir Mudur, Chair
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering

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