Faculty Positions

Assistant / Associate Professor of Computer Game Design

George Mason University, Korea, invites applications for a full-time position in Computer Game Design at the assistant or associate rank beginning spring semester, 2021 (Mason Korea spring semester begins in late February). Candidates should have expertise in 3D modeling and animation, must possess a master’s degree or equivalent professional experience and be knowledgeable about all facets of the game design field, including technical, managerial and artistic advances. Significant professional and industry experience in computer game design is a plus. They must be prepared to teach introductory and intermediate courses in computer game design, especially in the area of game graphics. Competitive candidates will have a proven track record of excellence in teaching and/or industry experience.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The compensation package is competitive, and all international hires include support for relocation expenses, furnished housing, home leave allowance, health insurance in Korea’s excellent health care system, and dependent tuition benefit. The expected term is two years, with further opportunity for renewal and multi-year contracts.

To apply:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents through our hiring site (https://masonkorea.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=27).

  1. A cover letter that explains your interest in the position and highlights your teaching, research, and any other relevant experience;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. At least three references with full contact information. References will not be contacted without consent from applicants.

Applications received on or before Sept. 15, 2020 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is Feb. 2, 2021.

About George Mason Korea

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top “R1” ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs.

George Mason, Korea, is George Mason’s international branch campus in Songdo, South Korea.  Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University’s commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern “smart” city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea’s Incheon International Airport—around a half hour by car—as well as to the capital city of Seoul—around an hour by car.

Further information on Mason Korea can be found at: http://masonkorea.gmu.edu/.