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Assistant Professor or Assistant Teaching Professor/Assistant Lecturer

Apply now Job no: 496118
Department: Interactive Media Studies
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Assistant Professor or Assistant Teaching Professor/Assistant Lecturer

Job Summary:

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Assistant Teaching Professor/Assistant Lecturer (non tenure-track) in Game Development to teach courses to include, but not limited to, game programming, human-computer interaction, game technology, the business of games, and game design; develop curricula; provide service to the University; advise students, facilitate graduate/undergraduate interdisciplinary research projects; lead client-based projects; help lead co-curricular activities and student organizations. The Assistant Professor is also expected to maintain an active program of scholarship, research and/or creative achievement.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.F.A. or Ph.D. (terminal degree) in a related discipline by date of appointment for appointment as Assistant Professor; M.F.A. or Ph.D. (terminal degree) in a related discipline by date of appointment for appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor; Master’s degree in a related discipline by date of appointment; five years of full-time experience in the game industry for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Desired Qualifications:

For appointment as Assistant Professor, consideration may be given to candidates with an accomplished research/creative and teaching record, including a record significant peer-evaluated scholarship and successful grant writing; demonstrable industry experience in the area of game development; research/creative achievement or industry experience in the area of game development; or experience and/or keen interest in teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statement of scholarship, research or creative achievement plans (if applying for tenure-track position). Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. For inquiries about posting, contact Michael Bailey-Van Kuren at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

 Screening of applications begins December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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