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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Posted: 02/19/2023

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Job no: 501222
Department: Emerging Technology in Business & Design
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
Assistant/Associate Professor to support the Games and Simulation program within the Department of Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD). This full-time tenure-track position is open at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach courses that may include game art (3D environments, 3D textures, and/or 3D character animation), technical art, game development, game technology and game design, maintain an active research and/or creative program; provide service to the University. ETBD faculty are actively involved in advising students; facilitating graduate/undergraduate interdisciplinary research projects; leading client-based projects; and leading co-curricular activities, student organizations, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • For appointment as an Assistant Professor: M.F.A. or Ph.D. by date of appointment and games-related experience; For appointment as an Associate Professor: M.F.A. or Ph.D. by date of appointment, games-related experience, and an established record of teaching and research or creative achievement.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with an accomplished research or creative achievement record, including a record of significant peer-evaluated scholarship and successful grant writing; demonstrated experience in related areas; a record of experience and/or keen interest in teaching in related areas.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research and/or creative program plan and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, public outreach, and/or service. The department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Questions may be directed to the ETBD Department Chair, Dr. Michael Bailey-Van Karen at

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin March 7, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 21 Feb 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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