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PT Lecturer- Game Design

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time
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PT Lecturer- Game Design

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Looking for a qualified candidate who would teach on-ground, hybrid, and online graduate-level courses on Game Design. This position is located at the Northeastern University Boston Campus.

Teach graduate courses within the master's degree program in the Masters of Professional Studies in Digital Media, with a specialization in

Game Design. Courses include (but are not limited to):
  • Game Design Fundamentals
  • Game Design Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Game Technology Lab
  • Animation for Games.

Candidates must have three or more years of industry or educational experience in game design and development, with a Master's degree in a relevant field strongly preferred. A history of at least two years of successful teaching at the college or university level and familiarity with the Unity game engine are plusses.

Preferred Qualifications:


Salary Grade:

Additional Information:
This is a non-tenure track renewable position.

Courses are offered in on-campus and blended formats. Courses are generally 12-weeks in duration, with a majority of classes beginning in September, January, April, and July. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding, and departmental needs. Stipend rates vary per course.

Courses begin every 6 weeks with starts in September, January, and April. You would meet with students on campus once per week. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. Stipend rates per course

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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