Virtual Reality/Information Technology Faculty

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Shenandoah University Division of Applied Technology is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a faculty position in Virtual Reality Design based at the Winchester campus. Depending on applicant credentials and experience, both part-time and full-time opportunities are available. Post-docs are encouraged to apply. Faculty candidates with exceptional experience and research credentials will be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

The primary responsibilities of this position include curriculum development, teaching, student advising, and directing special projects. Some courses may be offered online. Faculty should expect to work directly with students in the lab guiding student projects.  Depending on the type of appointment, faculty may be expected to participate in research activities as well as program, school, and university service.

Qualifications for this position include outstanding industry experience and/or an earned masters or Phd in computer science, information technology, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of AR/VR related technologies, including 3D user interfaces, game engines, 360 video, photogrammetry, and other production/modeling/design tools.

How to Apply:

Application materials should include resume/curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff.  All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

Shenandoah University, established in 1875, is a private, nationally recognized applied liberal arts university that invites you to join a close-knit community rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge. We serve approximately 4,000 students across more than 100 areas of study in seven schools. The University is located in northwest Virginia within the picturesque and historic Shenandoah Valley. The city boasts easy access to some of the finest recreational, cultural and educational resources in the nation including Washington, DC. 

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

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