Duke University, Pratt Masters Programs

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Position ID:Duke-GSF-EIRIEE1 [#21859]
Position Title: Executive in Residence- Institute for Enterprise Engineering Game Design Director
Position Type:Non-regular rank faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Design Engineering
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2022/05/31, listed until 2022/11/15)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Are you a passionate expert in game design, dedicated to helping others become experts in the field? Do you get excited about being on the forefront of educational opportunities in this rapidly growing industry, further advancing the highly diverse and expanding number of career opportunities in the field of game design and development? Do you enjoy teaching others and leading teams to accomplish complex goals? Then we invite you to apply for the Executive Director role launching and managing Duke University’s Master of Engineering in Game Design and Development, housed in Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering (Durham, NC).

The Master of Engineering in Game Design and Development is a new degree in Pratt’s Institute for Enterprise Engineering. Duke Engineering’s mission is to create leaders who transform organizations, improve performance and accelerate innovation. As a part of this mission, the Institute for Enterprise Engineering provides high-impact education to meet fast-evolving industry needs, providing world-class educational opportunities for both graduate students and working professionals.

The major responsibilities of this new Executive Director position will be (1) to launch the new Master of Engineering in Game Design and Development, focusing on both the internal and external work required to execute a leading degree offering in game design, 2) to be the Academic Director of the degree, and (3) to teach two courses per year. In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Enhance and oversee a world-class interdisciplinary academic program.
  • Collaborate across program, institute, department, and school boundaries.
  • Identify and hire innovative faculty to teach the curriculum.
  • Develop and deliver innovative and applied, problem-based courses.
  • Maintain an industry-relevant curriculum through regular industry interaction.
  • Support the development of co-curricular activities for students.
  • Promote the program to external constituencies.
  • Direct student recruiting and student admissions process.
  • Collaborate with our career center to ensure robust hiring of the graduates.
  • Engage with industry leaders through seminars, an advisory board, and project experiences.

Preferred candidates will have game design and development experience in either an academic, government or corporate setting. The ideal candidate will also have a master’s degree or commensurate industry experience/expertise in Game Development and Design, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Visual Arts, as well as teaching/course development experience. Existing industry relationships in the Game Design and Development space are highly desirable. This position is expected to be full time, but other levels of commitment may be considered. The appointment is expected to be an Executive in Residence, although other faculty categories will be considered depending on applicant qualifications. Applications must be submitted electronically through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21859 ;;

 

 



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