Head of Department in Creative Technology

Bournemouth University

Starting salary from £55,998 - £59,400 per annum with further progression opportunities to £68,865

Professorial appointment may be available for suitable candidates. Starting salary from £60,879 to £67,185 per annum with further progression opportunities to £83,397

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience in a world-class learning community, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world.

The Department of Creative Technology is dynamic and expanding, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of games and music/audio technologies. Our games degrees have been accredited by TIGA, the trade association representing UK games developers. Similarly, our music/audio courses have been accredited by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) on behalf of the Association of Professional Recording Services (APRS). They are delivered by staff involved in cutting-edge research in related subject areas.  The courses will benefit from Bournemouth University’s new buildings with state of the art games laboratories.

Head of Department of Creative Technology applicants will combine leadership skills with a strong record of research, including qualifications at Doctorate level, .and the ability to obtain external grant income to meet our Professorial criteria.

For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Christine Maggs, Executive Dean by email at cmaggs@bournemouth.ac.uk

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.  Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961133 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference. 

Closing date: (Midnight) Tuesday 3 January 2017

Interview date: TBC

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