Location: Birmingham, City Centre Campus
Salary: £37,505 to £59,880 per annum (Dependent on grade)
Closing Date: Thursday 04 November 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Located in a modern £300M campus in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, England, the School of Computing and Digital Technology is a thriving, vibrant, and inspiring learning community committed to excellence in research, high quality teaching and impactful industrial engagement. Building on continuous success in student growth and in sustained advancement of research activities, the school has embarked on a programme of extensive expansion funded by substantial long-term investments. Our growing teams are teaching, exploring and practising in some of the most exciting areas in the field of computing and the processing of digital media.
We invite applications to join our integrated teaching and research teams in the School of Computing and Digital Technology. For this role we are particularly seeking applicants who bring skills in the domain of Computer Graphics and experience in course oversight and leadership.
This role will be positioned between the Graphics and Vision group within the DMT Lab and aligned with several courses that the School of Computing and Digital Technology offer: Computer Games Technology and Visual Effects.
We have a thriving staff-student community with an ethos of project-based and role-based teaching with active groups dedicated to Game Jams and extra-curricular activities. We promote a realistic approach to personal development and actively embrace playtime through weekly Game Night activities. A particular highlight is the staff vs. student gaming tournaments – staff are yet to win. As a result, great inter-personal skills and the ability to link up curriculum to bespoke engagement strategies are required.
To support this exciting strategic initiative, the Department of Digital Media Technology has the following openings in their team;
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – For All Grades
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – For All Grades
Desirable (for Lecturer)
In addition to all the above, for Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Desirable (For Senior Lecturer)
In addition to all of the above, for Associate Professor
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The specific requirements for each role are detailed in the relevant job descriptions so applicants are advised to review these carefully before making an application.
The University Core Values are Excellence, People Focused, Partnership Working and Fairness and Integrity. These values underpin our working practices and student and staff community so applicants need to demonstrate these values during the application process.
In return for your dedication and hard work, can expect great ongoing personal and professional development plus the following main benefits;
With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates.
We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We're investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015.
Selection and Interview Process
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a an Assessment Centre process, incorporating a detailed interview, teaching activity and a team-based activity. We welcome applicants seeking a fractional contract arrangement. If you wish to discuss this option, you can do so at interview stage.
We welcome applicants seeking a fractional contract arrangement. If you wish to discuss this option, you can do so at interview stage.
If you want to be a part of this amazing opportunity, are passionate about education and want to join our richly diverse community, please apply today as we could be part of your future. Complete the online application and upload a copy of your CV. Candidates are advised to remove personal information, including name, to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment process.
The University is committed to internationalism and diversity and welcomes applications from all countries, faiths and backgrounds.
It is each individual successful applicants responsibility to ensure that they have permission to work in the UK. Some applicants may require sponsorship from the University and a visa from UKVI to take up the role if successful. More information on this can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
Some roles are not capable of sponsorship because they do not meet the UKVI criteria relating to skill and salary level. If you are unsure as to whether you would require sponsorship if successful, or whether the role is capable of sponsorship, please contact us: RTinbox@bcu.ac.uk
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|Salary:||£37,505 to £59,880 per annum (Dependent on grade)|
|Placed On:||11th October 2021|
|Closes:||4th November 2021|
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