Non-Tenure Track Faculty 5615BR Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences GCCIS - Interactive Games & Media
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Visiting Faculty Discipline: Interactive Games & Media Faculty Rank: Visiting Lecturer Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
Detailed Job Description The Visiting Lecturer will contribute to the academic mission of the School of IGM and will be responsible for course preparations, formal classroom and lab teaching, and new lecture and lab course development in one or more of the following areas:
Real-time graphics programming
Data structures and algorithms
Aesthetic/creative computing The Visiting Lecturer will also be responsible for student mentoring and contributing to the advancement of the School through service assignments. They will engage in professional growth through activities such as further study, creative projects, and active participation in professional societies. The successful candidates will have a passion for developing games/interactive media and have either industry experience or teaching experience in the areas of games/interactive media development and programming to inform their teaching. We are seeking individuals who have the ability and interest in contributing to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Department/College Description The College: Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at RIT is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation. The college is housed in modern facilities in Rochester, NY, that include leading programs in computer science, game design and cybersecurity. As home to the countrys first undergraduate programs in software engineering and information technology, as well as the recently opened Global Cybersecurity Institute, Golisano College has long been a leader in computing education and research. Faculty, staff and students have access to specialized studios, labs, and equipment that are among the most complete and current of any university in the world. Moreover, Golisano College graduates go on to work at the worlds leading tech firms and have developed groundbreaking technology like the Kinect for Xbox 360 and game-changing innovations like jQuery. The college is home to the departments of Computer Science, Computing Security, and Software Engineering, as well as the School of Information, the School of Interactive Games & Media, and a college-wide PhD program, providing abundant opportunities for research collaboration within and beyond the college.
The School of Interactive Games and Media (IGM) Committed to excellence in teaching and research, IGMs programs, coursework, research, and development efforts provide over 800 undergraduates and nearly 60 graduate students with the knowledge and skills to pursue meaningful and rewarding careers in media-centric, interactive software development, while simultaneously advancing the field and helping to provide a well-rounded educational experience. IGM faculty also participate in the college-wide PhD Program in Computing and Information Sciences, which has 100 current doctoral students in the program.
IGMs students are involved regularly in game jams, independent creative projects and, with a 96% placement rate; graduates have obtained high-profile jobs as game designers and developers at AAA companies.
IGM supports and encourages creative and collaborative academic inquiry, by both faculty and students, and is committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. IGM faculty have active, externally funded research from organizations such as the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the game and new media industries.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RITs core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications Masters degree in related discipline Strong written and oral communication skills Successful applicants have demonstrated the ability and/or potential to teach effectively
Required Minimum Education Level MS, MA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Search:5615BR. Please submit the following: your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; a curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:
Statement of Diversity Contribution
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
In addition, please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent directly to the Interactive Games & Media School Administration Search Committee c/o Jill Bray at email@example.com
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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