Lecturer / Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Games Technology

Bournemouth University - Faculty of Science & Technology

Starting salary for Senior Lecturer (Academic): From £39,324 - £46,924 per annum with further progression opportunities to £51,260

Starting salary for Lecturer (Academic): From £32,958 - £38,183 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

A Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position in the area of Games Technology has become available in the expanding Creative Technology Department within the Faculty of Science and Technology at Bournemouth University.

As a Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Games Technology, you will be able to demonstrate technical skills across the range of units (modules) within undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Department of Creative Technology. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will make a significant contribution to professional engagement with relevant organisations, at regional, national and international levels.

You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to complete a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.

Applications with expertise in one or more of the following areas; mobile games development, game modelling and design, artificial intelligence in games, or graphics programming are particularly welcome. You will be expected to be familiar with contemporary game engines, such as Unity or Unreal. Industrial experience or published game titles would be advantageous.

For further information or questions please contact the Head of Department of Creative Technology, Dr Christos Gatzidis, at cgatzidis@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. 

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (Midnight) Sunday 24 September 2017

Interview date: TBC

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