Assistant Professor of Game Design

The School of Art & Design at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor, tenure-track position starting late August 2024. Animation & Game Design students make up a significant portion of the school’s enrollment. EMU offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. This position carries an eight month appointment, September through April. The ideal candidate will have expertise in game design or a closely related field. Artists/Designers from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Eastern Michigan University is an R2 Doctoral University, and is among the most diverse public universities in Michigan, with a strategic focus on equity and inclusion in its core mission. Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 14,500 students from 50 states and 83 countries pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral, and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences, and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors, and concentrations are delivered through the University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school. In 2022, EMU was ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the category of social mobility. The ranking reflects Eastern’s core value of being a welcoming institution of opportunity. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario.