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Hourly Paid Lecturer - Department of Networks and Digital Media

Kingston University - School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £20.39 to £22.16
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 20th November 2019
Closes: 14th April 2020
Job Ref: 405597

We seek to appoint one or more Hourly Paid Lecturers with the ability to motivate and support our students in realizing their potential and achieving strong 3D computer design and animation skills. The applicant will be teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate digital media courses, including delivery, assessment and student support.

The Person

The successful candidate is expected to have professional generalist knowledge of digital media production, including some or all of the following skillsets: 3D computer modelling, sculpting, UV mapping and texturing, rigging, lighting, dynamics, and visual effects, as well as some basic animation skills, using industry standard software packages, such as Autodesk's Maya and Mudbox, Mari and Nuke from The Foundry, and Pixologic’s ZBrush. A Master’s level qualification is required.

The Faculty

School of Computer Science and Mathematics

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at Kingston University is a dynamic, modern school, recognised for its professional strength in areas including computer science, games, cyber security, digital media technology and mathematics. Kingston University offers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses focused on applied computer science and mathematics, cyber security, games and digital media – designed to reflect the developing needs of business and industry. They are underpinned by the latest technologies and strengthened by active collaborations with industry leaders providing practical experience through placements as well as educational partnerships. We combine innovative teaching epitomised in our motto, learning through making, with a very strong research base in computer vision, machine learning, networks and cyber security. The school was one of the first recipients of the highly regarded Provisional Certificate by NCSC(GCHQ) for our masters programme in network and information security.

Further information

Standard Kingston rates of pay apply and currently start at: £20.39 (including London Weighting, not including holiday pay) for both teaching and non-teaching hours. One lecturing hour includes preparation, delivery, follow up and related administration and attracts a multiplier of 2.25 increasing the hourly rate to £45.88. Non-teaching hours include tutorials, meetings, induction and invigilation.

Hourly Paid Lecturers are not expected to exceed an average of eight hours per week, over the duration of their contract.

This is a fractional appointment for 12 months.

For informal enquiries, please contact Darrel Greenhill, Head of Department of Networks & Digital Media

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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