SERIOUS GAMES & NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICY
Want to help develop an online, multiplayer graphical computer game? We are constructing and executing a serious game to explore the impacts of nuclear weapons with alternate effect regimes on global nuclear stability. Come work across disciplines with us to create a videogame and improve our understanding of how potential future nuclear weapons characteristics impact conflict escalation dynamics.
- Experience working with a team on a large software project
- Experience with at least one of the following languages: C++/C#/Java
- Game development experience using a game engine (for instance like Unity or the Unreal Engine)
- Experience developing and working with web applications frameworks (for instance: GRAILS/Django/Ruby on Rails)
- Experience with setting up and maintaining a web server
- Experience with managing a database server (such as MySQL)
Graduate Students Supplement your current research effort at 10 hours per week and earn extra cash. Positions will be made at a 25% GSR appointment with partial tuition and fee remission.
Undergraduates Design games, learn from experts, make money! The position is at $15 per hour at ~10 hours per week during the academic year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer.
To apply, submit a cover letter and CV to
Bethany L. Goldblum, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Department of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley
Director, Nuclear Policy Working Group