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Faculty, Animation and Game Art (Magic Program)

Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College

Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
Miami Dade College is now accepting applications for Faculty, Animation and Game Art (Magic Program). This Faculty member teaches Animation and Game Art courses and strives for excellence as a dynamic educator, networking professional and practitioner scholar who is willing to assume a leadership role in consolidating the image and reputation of the Magic Program as a center of entrepreneur education.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Teaches lecture and laboratory sections involving a full load of courses on entrepreneurship at the undergraduate level
  • Teaches guidance of real-life student projects in action settings
  • Evaluates students and performs career and academic advising
  • Practices interest in pedagogical innovation and reaches large audiences through development of online courses such as MOOCs
  • Plans and organizes instructional materials to meet course objectives
  • Participates in curriculum development and revision that stress innovation and multi-cultural emphasis
  • Participates in departmental recruiting and retention activities
  • Participates in a variety of departmental, campus and college-wide programs, activities and committees
  • Prepares and submits student information to Department Chairperson
  • Serves as a resource person for adjunct faculty
  • Teaches day, evening and weekend classes as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Game Design, Information Technology, Video Game Programming or related field (e.g., Interactive Design and Game Development, Visual Design for Games, Computer Animation); or Master's degree and 18 graduate semester hours in Game Design, Information Technology, Video Game Programming or related field (e.g., Interactive Design and Game Development, Visual Design for Games, Computer Animation).
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Ability to function well in a technological environment and willing to use technological tools in instruction
  • Possess excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with students with a wide range of skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with students, faculty, staff and the community
  • Demonstrated effective use of active learning techniques
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Doctoral stipend is awarded in addition to the base salary, as applicable
  • Start date for this Faculty position is scheduled on or before start of Fall Semester 2024

To learn more about this and other employment opportunities with Miami Dade College, please visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.

About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.