Associate Lecturer / Lecturer - Games Design

The University of Bolton - School of Creative Technologies

Competitive Salary (subject to skills, knowledge, and experience)

Range from £29,799.00 - £41,212.00

The closing date for this post will be 12 noon on Friday 19 January 2018.

Interviews will take place within 1 week of the closing date.

The University of Bolton has embarked on an ambitious enhancement agenda as a “teaching intensive, research informed” University. We are currently seeking to appoint a high potential candidate to contribute to the delivery, development, research and administrative support of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which will include the academic and personal support of students.

Relevant teaching / mentoring and games development experience is important together with the ability to undertake appropriate subject specific research and /or advanced creative practice. At the University of Bolton, we place a strong emphasis on relevant industry experience and therefore would be especially keen to hear from candidates who are able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of recent developments gained from working in the games industry. 

The University is seeking candidates with knowledge and experience of some of the following; Unity scripting; UE4 Blueprints; ability to learn and script using new game engines; ability to design, develop and implement various types of games mechanics; working professionally in the games industry in a Technical Designer role or similar.

The successful candidate would need to show a desire and ability to deliver knowledge in an appealing manner and be passionate about creating an environment in which our students can thrive. Although teaching experience would be advantageous, full support and training with be provided for candidates who are able to demonstrate strong relevant industry experience.

To apply, please submit a covering letter together with a copy of your CV by email to Please ensure that you include your academic qualifications, relevant skills and experience, current salary and your right to work in the UK.

Please also specify whether you wish to be considered for the Associate Lecturer or Lecturer post ensuring you quote the position reference number on all documentation submitted.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit

The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity.

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