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Assistant/Associate Professor of Game Design
University of Northern Colorado

  • Sep. 5, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Game Design
  • School of Art & Design
  • University of Northern Colorado
    Greeley, CO
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 13, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Game Design/Animation
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The School of Art and Design at the University of Northern Colorado seeks an artist & educator to provide exceptional instruction in game design. The successful candidate will join a faculty of twenty-seven arts faculty and staff, in a NASAD accredited School of Art & Design, situated within a College of Performing and Visual Arts. This newly created area will enhance our studio concentrations in computer graphics and graphic design with an emphasis on 2D and 3D modeling and animation, interface design, storyboarding, illustration, and scripting.

The successful candidate will build on our existing framework and provide leadership and direction in expanding curricular offerings, internship networks, and university co-curricular offerings, especially with respect to game mathematics and programming. The successful candidate will participate in student advisement and mentoring, professional development, and recruitment activities. The ideal candidate will have a record of delivering both a creative and skills-based education, while being skilled and knowledgeable about the technical processes related to production.

This is a full-time tenure-track position with an annual nine-month contract. Additional information about the School of Art & Design can be found at

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in art or related field with knowledge of 2D and 3D animation or equivalent industry experience.

Preferred qualifications:
Master’s degree in 3D Animation, Game Design, Computer Art or related field. Commercial experience with a successful record of working in 3D animation and/or game design production. Teaching, defined broadly to encompass workshops, training, or similar activity in addition to classroom experience.

  • The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status. For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO 80639, or call 970-351-2718.

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Contact Information

  • Monica Coverdale
    College of Performing & Visual Arts Dean's Office
    University of Northern Colorado
    501 20th Street Campus Box 30
    Guggenheim Hall Room 206
    Greeley, CO 80639
  • 9703512699


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