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Lecturer, Simulation and Digital Entertainment

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences

Vacancy Number 300350

Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 09/29/13     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Competitive and commensurate

Open Until Filled.  Apply by October 14, 2013 for best consideration.
Annual Salary:  Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

The Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies of the innovative Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Baltimore invites applications for a full-time lecturer position (one-year renewable) in game design to begin in August 2014.  For consideration, applicants must have a doctorate in a technical field or an MFA.  Also necessary are a strong commitment to teaching and a demonstrated ability to teach a range of courses on game and simulation-related technologies, including 3D animation, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Individuals committed both to the digital arts and to computer science and information technologies, with a background in game and simulation development or interactive arts and media, are preferred.  

The University of Baltimore, a component of the University System of Maryland, serves a diverse urban community with an emphasis on “knowledge that works.”  The Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies has fifteen full-time faculty and six affiliated faculty and offers three bachelor’s degrees, three post baccalaureate certificates, an M.S. in Interaction Design and Information Architecture, and a D.S. in Interaction and Information Design.

Primary teaching responsibilities will lie in the Simulation and Digital Entertainment B.S. program at the Universities of Shady Grove.  Teaching responsibilities may include online courses and courses at the main campus of the University of Baltimore.  The SDE program currently enrolls approximately 215 students and is growing rapidly.  Many of our alumni work in the 100+ interactive development companies in the Baltimore-Washington area.

TO APPLY:  Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a sampling of their publications and/or commercial work, and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Search Committee, Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies, University of Baltimore, 1420 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD   21201.  Materials may be submitted electronically to Nikita Anderson (410-837-6222, nanderson@ubalt.edu ).  To ensure consideration, all materials must be clearly marked with the UB employment vacancy number 300350 and must be received by October 14, 2013; review of materials will begin on that date and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.