Detailed Job Description
College of Creative Arts (CCA) and Armstrong Institute for
Interactive Media Studies (AIMS) seeks candidates for the Armstrong Professor in Games and Digital Media. This is a full-time tenure-track position and is open at the Assistant and Associate Professor rank.
The Armstrong Professor will be working with other game faculty within AIMS and across Miami University that comprise the AIMS Game Center, ranked by the Princeton Review in the top 30 in the U.S. The Armstrong Professor will also teach courses in game design, game art, game scripting and the overall game development process, including on-line instruction; work with students individually on games and undergraduate/graduate thesis work in games design, development, and studies; work with colleagues to advance and develop curricula, and help lead co-�curricular activities such as Global Game Jam, game-�related student organizations, and client�-based projects; maintain an active research program; provide service to the university.
Applicants must either hold an MFA or Ph.D; must have an established interest in game design and development demonstrated by past teaching, research, or industry experience; ability to teach courses in game design, game art, game scripting and the overall game development process; experience and/or keen interest in online teaching. For appointment as Associate Professor, require an accomplished research and teaching record meeting Miami's tenure requirements, including significant peer-evaluated scholarship and/or exhibition along with a record of curricular development and success.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit cover letter describing interest in the position and CV when applying for position. Questions may be directed to Professor Jim Porter: porterje@MiamiOH.edu