Texas seeks an Assistant Professor in Arts and Technology: Computer Game Design


The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Arts and Technology (ATEC), with a focus on 3-D Game Design and Online Worlds. They invite applications from scholars and artists working in such areas as serious gaming, modeling and training game development and online multi-participant games.

Knowledge of a variety of production practices in the creation of interactive computer gaming is preferred. An interest in emerging 3D worlds and the opportunities for research, education, and cultural and creative expression is highly desirable. An interest in the intersection of Gaming and the Internet is also desirable. Ph.D. or M.F.A. in appropriate field required. Appointment will begin September 1, 2007. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to research, publishing, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and participation in interdisciplinary education and research projects.

UTD is a dynamic, growing research institution with a diverse student body and a strong research faculty. Salary competitive. Review of applications begins March 22, 2007. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, samples of course syllabi if available, three letters of recommendation and a portfolio of professional work or link to web sample of work to: Academic Search 1049, The University of Texas at Dallas, Mail Station AD 42, P.O. Box 830688, Richardson, TX 75083-0688.

UTD is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

For more information on the School, see http://ah.utdallas.edu/ . For information about ATEC, see http://iiae.utdallas.edu/.