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Assistant Professor, Game Programming

SUNY Morrisville
Job Location:
Morrisville, 13408-0901
Computer Science

Campus Title: Assistant Professor, Game Programming

Budget Title: Assistant Professor

Unit: UUP-08; view our state benefits here!

Department: Computer & Information Technology Department/Computing, Design and Engineering Division

Salary Range: $60,000+, dependent on qualifications.

Duration: Academic Year (this position follows the 10-month academic schedule)

Brief Description of Duties:

SUNY Morrisville's Computer and Information Technology Department seeks qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track position. The position will start in August 2024. This full-time appointment focuses on game programming at the undergraduate level. There will be limited capacity for research, but program expansion and curriculum development are expected from the successful candidate.

Learn more about our Game Programming program here!

The successful candidate will be a collaborative team member of the Computer and Information Technology department, eager to support the development of the next generation of game programming professionals.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Classroom Instruction

The primary responsibility for this position is teaching a full course load of undergraduate courses (15-17 contact hours per semester). This includes courses such as:

  • Game programming
  • Game design and development
  • 3D modeling
  • Game engine development
  • VR/AR game development

Most courses have a structure with 2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours each week to support the applied education method that SUNY Morrisville is renowned for.

Curriculum & Campus Development

  • Faculty members have an expectation of service to the campus community through committees, program review and assessment, and activities such as student club advising.

Student Mentorship

  • Provide guidance and support to students throughout their educational journey, including recruiting students to join our program, academic advising & retention, career counseling, supervision of student interns, and advising student clubs.
  • Foster a student-centered approach that emphasizes individual growth and prepares students for success after graduation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Game Design/Development, or closely related area; OR a Master's Degree with relevant experience.
  • Practical experience in game programming/game development/game design/simulations
  • Programming experience for games/simulations with languages such as C# or C++
  • Experience with game engines such as Unity or Unreal

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by as soon as possible, to assure optimal consideration.

Application Procedure: Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at

Application Instructions, please provide:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • A list of three professional references with contact information (name, job title, email, phone)
  • A copy of your Transcript
  • Personal Statement that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and your commitment, dedicated advocacy for and/or experience working with diverse cultures and identities, including approaches to creating an inclusive classroom environment.
  • Evidence of and/or potential for successful, high-quality teaching.
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