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Post Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Games


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Position Type: Faculty Full-time (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Arts, Media and Design

 

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers..

About the Opportunity:

The Department of Art + Design invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship in Games. This postdoctoral fellowship is a mentored position where game faculty from Art + Design will guide talented scholars in their teaching and research with the objective of securing a full-time tenure-track faculty position elsewhere. Teaching responsibilities include teaching courses or recitations at our undergraduate degrees in Games or for our Master’s degree in Game Science and Design. 

Responsibilities:

 

 

The teaching load is 3 classes per semester with the possibility of summer classes for extra compensation. We welcome fellows with expertise in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), creative coding, biometrics, AI in design (e.g., procedural content generation), game analytics, emerging technologies (VR/AR), and/or critical design. 

 

Qualifications:

Must have teaching experience at the college level and a doctorate completed prior to the start of the appointment. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. The starting date is September 1, 2020.

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Salary Grade:

 FAC

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Qualified candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.

Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

Applicants should send a letter of application indicating how their background and expertise fits department needs, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references. All applications are online. To apply, visit Northeastern’s Human Resources website: https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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