Assistant Professor of Professional Esports Production

Ferris State University   Big Rapids, MI   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 30, 2022
Assistant Professor of Professional Esports Production - Ferris State University.
This is a tenure-track faculty position within the School of Digital Media (SDM) at Ferris State University. This faculty position will serve students in the newly created Professional Esports Production (ESPT) online degree program, serving alongside faculty teaching in three other bachelor's degree programs within the school. The ESPT program prepares students to organize, plan, host, and facilitate live competitions, including live-streaming, coaching, security, and related skills/functions. The new faculty member will teach from a list of courses, including Game Studies, Casting and Streaming, Event Management, Security, Coaching, Psychology of Play and Players, Culture and Diversity of Gaming, and Live Streaming Interface Design.

The SDM at Ferris embraces and encourages the creation of applied learning experiences for students, which prepares graduates for careers. This position is based on the main campus of Ferris State, located in Big Rapids, Michigan. Online instruction and course content delivery will be required. The faculty position will be part of the reporting structure for the School of Digital Media (reporting to the School's Chair) and the College of Business. The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 at the latest. Required: QUALIFICATION BY EDUCATION: Master of Fine Arts degree in Media Production, Design, Event Management, or related discipline. QUALIFICATION BY TESTED EXPERIENCE: Master's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Fine Arts, Media Production, E-sports, Design, Event Management, or related discipline. Three years of professional experience in Esports production and/or live streaming, coaching, graphic design, and UI design. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills needed to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.


To apply and view full job description, visit https://jobs.ferris.edu. Ferris State University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to inclusion and equity. Learn more about the Ferris mission, commitment to diversity and to equal opportunity, and dynamic, student-focused community at ferris.edu. Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance completing an application/participating in the hiring process should contact Human Resources at (231) 591-2150 or fsujobs@ferris.edu.


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