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Neukom/ITC XR Fellowship

Dartmouth College
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Position Details

Position Information

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Closing date

Open Until Filled


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Position Title

Neukom/ITC XR Fellowship

Department this Position Reports to

Information, Technology and Consulting/Research, Teaching and Learning

Hiring Range Minimum


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SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status


Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year


Scheduled Hours per Week



M-F, 8a-5p

Location of Position

North Fairbanks Hall, Hanover, NH 03755
Hybrid Onsite-
  • This position offers a hybrid opportunity to work both remotely and onsite and therefore requires that the incumbent reside within a commutable distance to Hanover, NH.
Remote Work Eligibility?


Is this a term position?


If yes, length of term in months.


Is this a grant funded position?


Position Purpose

The Research Computing group in Information, Technology and Consulting ( ITC ) has created an opportunity to build development experience with virtual and augmented reality (XR). This one-year, full-time, paid position includes benefits, professional development, and access to a wide variety of cutting-edge DEV Studio equipment.

The Neukom/ ITC XR Fellow will spend one year working in the Data Experiences and Visualizations Studio ( DEV Studio), helping develop faculty research and teaching projects, supporting student use of the Studio’s equipment, and exploring the possibilities created by technology that mixes the physical world with the virtual. The XR Fellow will spend time researching problems to better understand and solve them under the mentorship of experienced members of the ITC team. In turn, the XR Fellow will provide mentoring and supervision to student workers in the Studio, helping them learn the basics of XR development. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a requirement of the position, as is the ability to be self-directed and highly innovative.

The fellow should be an artist or coder with a background in some aspect of virtual or augmented reality development, and with an understanding of and prior experience in at least some of the many skills required to develop XR projects, whether it be 3D modeling, programming in C#, or HCI research.


Dartmouth’s Data Experiences and Visualizations Studio is hiring a Neukom/ ITC XR Fellow to work on augmented and virtual reality research projects. If you want to build a portfolio of professional AR/VR work while getting time to explore your own creative ideas, we want to talk to you!

This one-year, full-time, paid position includes benefits, professional development, and access to a wide variety of cutting-edge DEV Studio equipment.”

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Bachelor's degree

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Experience in 3D modeling, programming in C#, or HCI research
  • Familiarity with concepts used in mobile/augmented reality development
  • A willingness and capability to learn new skills quickly, as required by emerging projects
  • Creative problem solver with ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to troubleshoot, particularly on the Windows platform
  • Ability to collaborate with and teach others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to advance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Familiarity with development of AR projects using Wikitude
  • Familiarity with motion capture systems
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

John Bell, Program Director of Data Experiences and Visualizations Studio, ITC

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Rabia Gandhi

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is a 12-month term position.

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

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Key Accountabilities


Direct Support of Faculty Projects
  • Under the mentorship of the DEV studio director, help support faculty projects (research and teaching), through the entire project life cycle: project definition, scoping, development and delivery.
  • Design and/or code VR, AR and XR projects as part of a development team
  • Research a range of potential solutions to new project challenges
  • Work with faculty and learning designers to develop best practices for XR use in the classroom
  • Acquire new skills needed for the implementation of emerging projects, and document associated workflows

Percentage Of Time



Supervision and Management of the DEV Studio
  • Support staffing and hiring in the DEV Studio during set hours and special public events
  • Train, mentor and supervise student workers in the DEV Studio
  • Create and document workflows for the DEV Studio
  • Explore applications of and create documentation for new DEV Studio equipment
  • Support researchers’ use of DEV Studio equipment across campus.
Percentage Of Time



Independent Projects that Support the Broader Vision of the DEV Studio
  • Under the mentorship of the DEV Studio director, work on personal projects of interest in visualization, AR, VR, XR. The project(s) must be related to the DEV Studio’s vision, and the independent work (research, design, coding etc.) must be conducted in the DEV Studio. This work should be exploratory in nature and add to Studio’s collective knowledge about how to best apply transformative technologies to solve real-world problems.
Percentage Of Time




Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1
  2. Additional Document #2

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