School of Media, Art & Design

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The School of Media, Art and Design
Requires a Part-time P
Game Development Program—Rendering III

Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Durham College is seeking experienced and motivated instructors who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Media Art and Design requires part-time professors for the Game Development program. The successful candidate must be in must have a strong background in game development design.  This role commences January 2016 and includes 3 hours weekly for 14 weeks with opportunity for contract renewal. Ideal candidates will have expertise and familiarity working with students.

Candidates must be available to teach Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Course Description—Rendering III

Students explore more complex forms of lighting, materials, and rendering techniques.  Employing a variety of pipelines, students will generate advanced textures, materials and shaders for use by both high end rendering tools and real-time game engines.  Students will be encouraged to develop personal styles and techniques.  

The responsibilities of Durham College educators include, but are not limited to:

  1. Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
  2. Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
  3. Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
  4. Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
  5. Working effectively with students, the program team and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:

  1. College diploma in game development or animation.
  2. Three to five years of recent and relevant work experience;
  3. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated application of adult educational principles and teaching methodologies;
  4. A Bachelor of Education or Master of Education is an asset;
  5. Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  6. Committed to life-long learning;
  7. Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  8. Track record in meeting deadlines;
  9. Self-motivated and independent worker who also functions well in a team environment;
  10. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholders including students, other faculty members, support staff, administrators, other departments within the College and with external partners;
  11. Understanding of the Ontario community college system;

Candidates interested in a part-time teaching position within the School of Media, Art & Design should submit their cover letter and resume to:

Applicants must have the appropriate accreditation or trade certification.

We thank you for your interest in employment with Durham College however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.