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ADVERTISEMENT FOR Assistant Professor of Computer Graphics and Interactive Media: Game Development The University of Dubuque is searching for a faculty member to perform teaching duties, curriculum development, and evaluation in the 3D Animation and Game Development track of the CGIM major. 12 credits per semester teaching 3D animation, game development, game theory, game design and/or related courses Supervise educational activities of students under actual or simulated conditions Prepare instructional plans based on occupational analyses to reflect changes in game industry Evaluate student performance Assist in acquisition of necessary hardware/software ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree from accredited college or university in computer science, engineering, engineering technology, physics, mathematics, or computer graphics. Terminal degree preferred. TEACHING EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years in higher education or in-house training within a game company. WORK EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years business or industry experience in computer game development and programming with Microsoft DirectX, OpenGL, and computer game 3D engines. RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of networking and internet use for developing multiplayer games; knowledge of Garage Game Torque, Unreal, Source SDK or similar engines; experience interfacing programming with graphic and sound art; experience creating Play Station, Xbox, Game Cube, etc. or PC games; knowledge of fundamental AI related to game development; knowledge of creating game level map mods; knowledge of game creation using Macromedia/Adobe Flash with ActionScript. WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of higher education standards and procedures Ability to work with and secure the cooperation of others Ability to maintain student progress and development records Evidence of positive professional attitude. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities. Salary is competitive. This is a nine-month appointment with opportunities for summer teaching. Send letter of application, resume, portfolio, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or Rima Britt, Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled.