Game Programming

DePaul University in Illinois

Date Posted June 24, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Computing: 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 now up to 50 students. DePaul's Master of Science in Game Development was ranked 12th and the Undergraduate program ranked 20th by 2014 Princeton Review. U.S.News & World Report included DePaul among universities with "hot" college majors for its computer game design program. 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 http://gamedev.depaul.edu and CDM at http://cdm.depaul.edu . The primary responsibility of this position is to teach game programming courses at both graduate and upper-level undergraduate levels. Other responsibilities will include advising students, curriculum development, and strengthening our industry outreach program. Candidates should have a minimum of a BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or a closely related area. 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 Computer Graphics Augmented / Virtual reality Industry experience is a plus. Apply online only: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51138 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.

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