Adjunct, 3D Video Game Production
Adjunct, 3D Video Game Production
Department: Computer Science/Software Engineering
Monmouth University seeks a 3D Video Game Production Adjunct Professor for a year-long, interdisciplinary video game production class.
Over the course of an academic year, which runs from September to May, this candidate will teach a group of software engineering and computer science students the Unity coding environment to then produce an engaging new game.
Students from multiple disciplines across the campus will be providing media assets for the game development including 3D animation, 2D elements, music, sound design, script writing, voice over, video and additional elements.
The candidate will work collaboratively with professors in the Art and Design, Music, Communication, and Computer Science and Software Engineering Departments to manage and organize the project (including asset management and setting of deadlines).
The goal is to simulate a real world work environment that benefits from the diversity of knowledge and skills available on campus. In Fall, the course will coincide with a critical theory class on video games. The candidate will be hired for the equivalent of one course per semester.
Please submit your CV, letter of interest, names and contact information of three references and work samples detailing your contributions. The work samples should be in an appropriate form for the committee to view or engage with the work (links to documentation, links to games, downloadable files for games, etc.)
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Required Years of Experience:
Excellent technical skills in working with the Unity gaming engine, strong organizational and project management skills, as well as good interpersonal skills, and a desire to teach.
Industry experience or non-profit game development experience is a plus, as well as interest in games for social change.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.
Posting Date: 02/18/2020
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