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Communications: Job Opportunities



Faculty Opportunities

Assistant Professor - Games and Game Design, 9-month

Job Description Summary

The School of Communications at Webster University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Games and Game Design to start in January or August 2020. We are seeking experienced game developers with a record of teaching success, an understanding of design theory and history, game engines, and a passion for game development.

Minimum Qualifications

A successful candidate will have broad knowledge of the field, an area of specialization, and mastery of the technical requirements within the specialization. Professional experience, teaching experience, and evidence of potential for academic career success are required. Master's degree or exceptional alternative qualifications will be considered; MFA or Ph.D. are preferred. An understanding of game design principles, theory, and documentation is mandatory as is an ability to collaborate with our other programs, including Animation, Film, Television and Video Production, and Interactive Digital Media.

Preferred Qualifications

MFA or Ph.D. are preferred.

Essential Duties

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students in Games & Game Design and related areas, provide faculty service, and engage in professional development, including scholarship and creative activity. We are seeking a colleague to work as part of a team, contributing to the continual renewal of the game design program to ensure the maintenance of industry relevant courses and content, and be both collaborative and entrepreneurial, with skills, experience, and connections that complement those of colleagues in the School and across the University. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as are candidates with international and interdisciplinary experience.

Please see Human Resources 'Job Opportunities' page for required documents and how to apply for this position.

https://webster.peopleadmin.com/postings/4286

Adjunct Faculty - Games and Game Design

Job Description Summary
The Electronic and Photographic Media Department at Webster University St. Louis is recruiting adjunct faculty to teach undergraduate video game design courses.

Minimum Qualifications
Applications must possess 5+ years of progressive, successful experience in the game design industry. Understanding of game engines is required.

Preferred Qualification
Teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Essential Duties
Adjunct faculty may teach courses such as Introduction to Video Game Theory and Design, Video Game Level Design, Video Game Design I and Video Game Design II.

Please see Human Resources 'Job Opportunities' page for required documents and how to apply for this position.

https://webster.peopleadmin.com/postings/4180

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Staff Opportunities

None at this time.

Student Opportunities

None at this time.





For the latest information about all employment opportunities at Webster University, including graduate assistantships in other areas of the University, please check with Human Resources.

Updated 2/28/2020