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Course Instructor: DD262 BR2 – Web Game Development

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Author pmnationtalk
Date October 20, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8,226.45 - Per Week
Location Brantford, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Course Instructor: DD262 BR2 – Web Game Development

Posting ID : 11337
Position Title : *REPOST* Course Instructor: DD262 BR2 – Web Game Development
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Department : Game Design & Development
Term : January 6 – April 28, 2020
Days/Times : Wednesdays, 8:30am – 11:20am
Campus : Brantford
Hours per week/Hours Total : 3/36
Anticipated Class Size : 40
Additional Course Requirements : None
Position Summary : The web is a growing platform for sharing games in a widely accessible format. In this course students will learn the fundamentals of web game development, including industry standard tools and languages, such as HTML5, JavaScript, and jQuery, as well as the unique affordances of the platform, including interactive news articles, social media integration, and mixed-media storytelling.
Qualifications – Required : Bachelor’s Degree
Qualifications – Other :
  • Degree in Computer Science, Game Programming, Software Development, or a related field, or equivalent experience in creating digital games
  • Prior professional experience with creating digital games
  • Experience with HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with games that convey ideas, beliefs, or values to the player or games about social, political or applied issues
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in mentoring and working with students to develop digital games
Salary : $8,226.45
Application Deadline : November 1, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
 Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
 Optional
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)
  • Portfolio

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

*External candidates should be able to relay (in their cover letter) how their work and academic experience enhances their ability to teach the course for which they have applied

To Apply :
Address Applications to:
Dr. Scott Nicholson
c/o Angela Jadric
*Please indicate in the subject line the Course Number and Posting ID number
ALL applicants shall apply electronically
This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.
Posted on : October 17, 2019
Posting Ends : November 1, 2019
Please Note :
 For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3
Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.
Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier’s core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any sexual identities and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at jbecker@wlu.ca. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at equity@wlu.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.
In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.
To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact Megan Chipman, mchipman@wlu.ca
All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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