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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 229.
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        Date: 2019-09-05 13:22:18+00:00
        From: Nhora Serrano 
        Subject: Hamilton College: Instructional Designer who specializes in VR/AR/Immersive Technology Developer/Programmer

Hello Everyone,

I am thrilled to share the good news that Hamilton College is hiring an
Instructional Designer who specializes in VR/AR/Immersive Technology

Please see the summary below and the attached interfolio link:

If questions arise, please do hot hesitate to contact me for more info.



VR/AR/Immersive Technology Developer/Programmer


   * This individual will work collaboratively across disciplines
     supporting faculty and staff as they integrate VR/AR/Immersive
     Technology learning experiences utilizing our Educational Goals such
     as Aesthetic Discernment, Creativity, and Disciplinary Practice (see
     Hamilton's full Educational Goals at 

   * This individual will work broadly supporting the introduction of
     creative technologies across the college curriculum. This role will
     be involved in creative experimentation in the scoping and
     implementation of collaborative projects. Possible learning
     experiences might include collaboratively developing a multi-channel
     mixed live video and augmented reality installation in Hamilton's
     Wellin Museum; incorporating artifacts from Special Collections and
     Archives into virtual or augmented presentations; or developing
     virtual or augmented presentations associated with live performance.


   * Work with others in support of new modes of creative expression and
     representation, by exploring emerging tools and technologies.
   * Develop virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality
     technologies as learning experiences with faculty across the
   * Develop and manage workflows and technologies in support of
     immersive and mixed reality curricular and co-curricular activities
     in a team based environment.
   * Collaborate with experts across campus and routinely with
     professionals in Library Information and Technology Services.
   * Develop students' understanding of how to work within and produce
     immersive technology experiences.
   * Document work and communicate outcomes to professional and lay
   * Facilitate understanding of the affordances and limitations of
     augmented and immersive technologies.


   * Bachelor's degree required, graduate degree preferred
   * Minimum of two years experience in professional practice

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

   * Fluent with Unity and C# (two or more years experience).
   * Experience with VR/AR headsets and controllers such as the HTC Vive,
     Oculus, HoloLens, Magic Leap, and motion capture accessories.
   * Familiarity with mobile application development for Android and iOS.
   * Experience communicating project designs, storyboarding, and
   * Strong project management, verbal, and written communication skills.
   * Ability to collaborate and communicate across disciplines.
   * Understanding of ethical implications of working with new
     communication technologies and emerging media.
   * Demonstrated curiosity and willingness to troubleshoot emerging
   * Demonstrate commitment to supporting diversity, equality, and

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three
professional references, and a VR or AR portfolio of work you have
contributed to. Please address your cover letter to Dr. Nhora Serrano,
Associate Director for Digital Learning and Research. If granted an on
campus interview, candidates will be expected to make a presentation
that includes their contributions to developing immersive technologies.
In your cover letter, please describe your experiences with diversity
and inclusion and your potential to support Hamilton's commitment to the
same. Consideration of candidates will begin September 15, 2019 and
continue until the position is filled.

LITS is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and
an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural
competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who
can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify
their strengths in this area.

Hamilton College (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college 
located in the Mohawk Valley of upstate New York.  Applicants with 
dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job 
listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at
new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners.  Hamilton College is an 
affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity 
in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner 
benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are
especially encouraged to apply.

Nhora Lucía Serrano, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Digital Learning & Research |
Hamilton College

Co-Editor, Crossing Lines: Transcultural/Transnational Comics Studies |
Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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