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Assistant Professor, Video Games & Digital Art


Job Description:

Responsibilities include teaching, advising and working with undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate will: sustain an active record of scholarship in an area that intersects with digital art or video games; participate in the development of courses and curricula; and contribute to service activities such as outreach to high schools and serving the School, College, and University on committees. Initial responsibilities include engagement with the LSU Cain Center to aid in video games and esports curriculum development for the Digital Design & Emerging Media Pathway. Candidate will also maintain a commitment to ensuring an inclusive and collaborative environment that promotes diversity and creative freedom for those involved in the digital art and video games entangled communities.

Required Qualifications:
? Master’s degree, doctorate, OR combination of bachelor’s and commensurate
experience/practice in a field relevant to digital art and video games.
? An equivalent combination of education and experience in digital art and video games sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

To receive full consideration, please provide the following: (1) a letter of application (cover memo) with a narrative description of your background, interests and qualifications for the position (3-page maximum). Describe courses you are qualified to teach and/or classes you have taught in the past, your research interests and scholarly activities, and relevant practice experience. Submissions must also include: (2) a curriculum vita; (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references; and (4) links to or examples of at least 3 scholarly/creative works. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your
application; however, original transcripts can be provided prior to hire. Please attach ALL documents in a single PDF under the Resume/CV section of your application. Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until a candidate is selected. The position will remain open until filled.

More information about the College of Art & Design, School of Art, Digital Art concentration, and Digital Media Arts & Engineering program are available at http://design.lsu.edu, http://art.lsu.edu, http://digitalart.lsu.edu, and http://dmae.lsu.edu.

Special Instructions:

The School of Art at Louisiana State University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Video Games & Digital Art. The successful candidate will be an innovative and dedicated practitioner and educator, with demonstrable skills in video game and digital art related fields which fall within the broad academic scope and research/creative activities of the School of Art and Digital Media Arts and Engineering programs. Candidates with
clear evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service are encouraged to apply.   

Posting Date:

August 9, 2022

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

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