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Position #2039 - Professor, Game Design

Position #2039 - Professor, Game Design

$66,555.00 - $115,378.00 Annually
Sudbury, ON P3A 3V8
Job Type
Full Time Professor
Job Number
School of BITMAD 3040
5/17/2021 12:00 PM Eastern
Position Summary

Cambrian College is committed to student success, lifelong learning, and responding to the diverse needs of students in today’s ever-changing global marketplace. Within this dynamic, student-centered environment, the School of Media Communications, Music, Art and Design has been delivering vocationally relevant and in-demand education programs since the College first opened its doors in 1967. Today, the School of Media Communications, Music, Art and Design offers a number of certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, and graduate certificate programs. Within this context of inspiring innovation and excellence, the School of Media Communications, Music, Art and Design is currently seeking a full-time Professor, Game Design.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to teach a variety of courses in its Game Design program. Subject areas may include Game Psychology, Game Level Design, Game Asset Creation and Game Engine Development. The incumbent will also be required to engage in a variety of activities that support teaching and learning and promote student success. These will include: curriculum development, lesson planning, assessing student progress and achievement, and class management. Beyond their teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member contributing to the overall direction of the program. In addition, the successful applicant will play an active role in student advising and student recruitment, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and graduate placement. These activities will require that the incumbent assist in the development and maintenance of strong industry connections and community partnerships. Lastly, the incumbent will also have the opportunity to participate on College and school committees to advance the College’s strategic priorities. 

(Cambrian’s academic year consists of three semesters, and this role may be required to deliver courses during the summer months. Cambrian offers programs and courses in-person, online, or in a HyFlex mode of delivery, which includes in-person, virtual synchronous, or fully online asynchronous participation, and this role may be required to deliver courses in multiple modes.)



  • A master’s degree in Game Design, Computer Science or a related field. Other credentials may be considered based on work and teaching experience. (A copy of educational documents must be submitted with application *** education completed outside of Canada, applicants are required to submit a WES or ICAS with their application).
  • Five years of work experience, post-graduation, in game design, computer science, or a related field.
  • Previous teaching experience, preferably at the postsecondary level.
  • Ability to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others and function effectively within a team environment.
  • Ability to provide leadership and mentorship and be an effective role model in the classroom.
  • Ability to utilize creative teaching approaches and current and emerging teaching and learning strategies to enhance student success.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of educational technologies, including in-class media presentation systems, learning management systems, and other relevant classroom technologies.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse educational, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Solid commitment to students and education.
  • Excellent written communication skills and exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer literacy and effective critical thinking and organizational skills.


Additional Assets/Preferred:

  • Project management experience.

Required Information

To be considered, candidates must provide the following as an attachment:

  • Educational documents
    • WES/ICAS Equivalence if degrees/diplomas are from a Non-Canadian University
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement


Cambrian College offers the following benefits to full-time Faculty employees:


  • 2 Months of Vacation (after one year of continuous service)
Mandatory Benefits
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Hearing Care
  • Pension Plan
Optional Health Care Benefits
  • Supplementary Life Insurance
  • Employee Paid Optional Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness
Employee Perks
  • Education and Technology Loan Plan
  • Tuition Subsidy Program
  • Higher Education Funding
  • Technology Loan Plan 
  • Family Tuition Bursary Program
  • Discounted Access to Fitness Facility/Fitness Classes
We also offer have a variety of employee discounts available at retailers

Do you have a Master's Degree?
  • Yes
  • No
If yes, in what discipline is your degree?
If no, please list your credentials?
Do you have five years of work experience, post-graduation, in game design, computer science, or a related field?
  • Yes
  • No
If yes, briefly describe your experience.
What teaching experience do you have? Select the settings in which you are currently teaching or have taught.
  • Formal teaching in a post-secondary institution (College/University).
  • Formal teaching experience beyond my practicum at a high school or elementary level.
  • Experience as a teacher's assistant or through a practicum.
  • Delivered workshops or training sessions to staff.
  • Coaching or mentoring experience.
  • Tutoring experience.
  • I have no teaching experience.
Do you have project management experience?
  • Yes
  • No

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