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Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - United States
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ETC Teaching Faculty

Description

Carnegie Mellon University‚Äôs Entertainment Technology Center is hiring Teaching Track Faculty with backgrounds in game design, software engineering and leadership & innovation.  

Help us shape the future of the premiere professional degree program in entertainment technology. Join us as we diversify our project-based curriculum and prepare our students to build the entertainment professions of the 21st century.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Teach, with co-faculty, three sections of the semester ETC Project Course. Supervise students within their project teams (typically 4-6 students each) and provide constructive criticism on project materials
  • Mentor a diverse body of students and assist their professional growth, particularly related to areas of expertise and experience
  • Develop and teach one to two elective classes per year in your choice of subject, preferably in the areas of expertise and experience.

 Qualifications:

 We are seeking an individuals who hold a B.S. or B.A. in a relevant discipline and have proven industry experience of five or more years. An advanced degree is not required for candidates with extensive professional experience in relevant areas, but having such a degree is a plus. Our students desire to understand how real-world professional design & development occurs. Ideal candidates will be able to show evidence of practices which promote and support diverse perspectives and underrepresented and underserved voices in the field.

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth understanding of industry and/or independent professional design and development
  • A high level of expertise developing experiences from playable prototype to polished completion
  • The ability to help students work well on interdisciplinary teams
  • A passion for teaching in related areas