Assistant Professor of Gaming

Kennesaw State University
Software Engineering and Game Design and Development

Assistant Professor of Gaming
Department of Software Engineering and Game Development

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Gaming faculty position in the Department of Software Engineering and Game Development.

The position involves teaching, advising and maintaining an active research agenda. Primary teaching will include teaching Game Design and Development courses as well as other courses in computing as needed. We are especially interested in candidates with research and/or teaching background in, but not limited to, Computer Game Design and Development, Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, HCI and Software Engineering. We currently have faculty with research interests spanning the above areas. Strong applicants in other areas of software engineering and game development and design will also be considered. Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

An earned Ph.D. or terminal degree, or its foreign equivalent, in a computing, software engineering, or computer game design discipline or closely related field is required. ABD will be considered; however, terminal degree must be earned by August 1, 2021 as a condition of employment.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.