Associate Lecturer Computer Games Development

Southampton Solent University - School of Media Arts and Technology

Fixed Term Until 31 January 2018

17 hours per week 

The Computer Games & Digital Arts Group are committed to the delivery of high quality teaching, applied research and a ‘real-world’ learning experience focussed on graduate employability and enterprise. Computer games development is a growing area within the Group.  

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Lecturer specialising in Computer Games Development. This is a temporary appointment until the end of January 2018 or until a full time academic is appointed. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate who wishes to experience University lecturing in a supportive atmosphere. 

Applicants for this post should have an in-depth knowledge of C++, Object-Oriented development, Graphics Programming (e.g. DirectX/OpenGL/Vulkan). You will preferably have experience of games development in the mainstream or independent sectors. 

Particularly desirable is expertise in Console development (specifically PS4). Also desirable is expertise in, or a working knowledge in one or more of the following: Artificial Intelligence, VR/AR and Agile development environments. 

Experience of teaching or training would be an advantage, as would postgraduate academic or educational qualifications. However, the confidence to communicate complex technical knowledge and ideas to students, together with the desire to inspire and motivate, is essential. 

With a strong track record of innovation and creativity, Southampton Solent University has grown to become one of the country’s leading new universities with strong local roots as well as a renowned international reputation. 

Now, with a bold and ambitious five-year strategy in place, we aim to build on these achievements as we meet the needs of students and employers within a rapidly changing higher education arena. 

Please visit www.solent.ac.uk/vacancies to register with Jobs@Solent and apply for this vacancy. 

Closing date:  20 August 2017 

Interview date:  29 August 2017 

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