Postdoctoral Teaching Associate Position in Game Studies Program

School of Information Sciences

Postdoctoral Teaching Associate in Game Studies Program

Deadline for full consideration – December 15, 2021

The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) postdoctoral teaching associate program seeks to provide mentoring and community support in order to prepare candidates for tenure-stream assistant professor or other permanent appointments inside and outside of academia.

Each postdoc is assigned to a faculty mentor and the application must include both a mentoring and individual development plan. iSchool game studies postdocs will teach up to 2 courses per semester and assist with program development and implementation of new degree programs in Game Studies & Design.


· The applicant must have obtained their Ph.D. prior to January 1, 2022.

· A Mentoring Plan and an Individual Development Plan is required in the application.

· This postdoc position will be appointed for 18 months beginning January 1, 2022, and can be reappointed for an additional year.

· Recipients must be in residence full-time for the duration of the award period.


· The stipend for the 2021-2022 year is at least $55,000 (for a 12-month appointment) commensurate with experience and responsibilities and includes health benefits.

· An additional $2,000 is provided for research, travel, and related expenses.

Please send a statement of interest, a CV, and an Individual Development plan, to Linda Smith, Interim Executive Associate Dean, at Dr. Smith will contact possible mentors to draft a mentoring plan.


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