The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (LMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology seeks applicants to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the area of games, effective August 2018.
Qualifications: Ph.D. or terminal degree in an appropriate discipline. We are seeking a practitioner/theorist in game design and games studies with a commitment to teaching and program building at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise the games thread (concentration) in our B.S. degree in Computational Media (joint with Computer Science), to contribute to the other undergraduate and graduate degrees in LMC, and to provide leadership and supervision for a Games Lab facility. The successful candidate should bring a strong vision for the making and critiquing of games within a humanities-based program. We would particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research explores the roles that games can play in education and/or social justice.
The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a multi-disciplinary unit. It offers B.S. degrees in Literature, Media, and Communication and in Computational Media, M.S. degrees in Digital Media and Human Computer Interaction, and a Ph.D. in Digital Media. The School includes the Institute's Communication Center and the Writing and Communication Program that encompasses the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and provides discipline-specific courses for campus-wide audiences. For more information, please visit our website at www.lmc.gatech.edu.
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Applicants should send a cover letter surveying the applicant's expertise for the position, a curriculum vitae, and a list of three potential references emailed as one single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.