Lecturer (Academic) in Games Technology

Bournemouth University - Department of Creative Technology

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.

The Department of Creative Technology, within the Faculty of Science and Technology, is seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Academic) in the area of games design and/or development. The appointment will be made at the appropriate grade mentioned above based on past experience and track record.

You will be an experienced academic with outputs in the key strategic areas of the BU 2018 Vision, which, at its core, involves the Fusion of education, research and professional practice.

You will have a promising and developing research profile showing potential for contribution towards the next REF exercise, ideally some evidence of attempted/successful national and international research grant awards and also enterprise funding, evidence of leadership experience in higher education, some experience in supervising undergraduate/postgraduate/doctorate students, evidence of collaboration and engagement with the national/international games industry and, finally, past experience/involvement in the design and delivery of taught HE courses.

Applications with expertise in one (or more) of the following areas; mobile games development, 3D modelling and animation for games, game design, artificial intelligence in games, graphics programming and  UX/HCI for games are particularly welcome.

This post is available from 1 March 2018 and is offered on a one-year fixed-term appointment to cover the career break of an established member of staff.

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 (FST210)

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) Wednesday 3 January 2018

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