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Senior Lecturer in Computer Game Development

University of Huddersfield - Computing & Engineering

Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £42,542 to £53,848
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th December 2022
Closes: 3rd January 2023
Job Ref: R6986
 

£42,542 - £53,848 per annum

Huddersfield

Permanent

1.0 FTE

R6986

The School of Computing & Engineering is a research-intensive environment where academics developing tomorrow’s technology teach the next generation of computing and engineering professionals.  Unprecedented growth in computer games and digital media industries means countless opportunities await exceptional individuals who join our team and can work across interdisciplinary boundaries: impacting not just on the games industry but through the use of these technologies in engineering, medicine, media and the arts.

Building on our legacy of producing award-winning graduates in computer game development, we have a strategy for expansion that requires the very best academic staff.

We’ll support your ambitions in developing and applying your new ideas. We’ll help you develop as an academic. We’ll provide opportunities for you to grow your career and become the best version of yourself.

You’ll have a track-record of research outputs that evidence your commitment to academic excellence, and you’ll have experience of contributing to external funding applications and the supervision of PhD students.

You’ll have experience of working with diverse teams, and you’ll be able to translate this into a teaching experience that is unparalleled in the university sector.

You’ll be interested in accelerating your personal and career growth by immersing yourself in a stimulating environment. You’ll be looking to develop your skills and experience working alongside ambitious university students. You’ll be able to demonstrate your drive to achieve excellence in your work.

You’ll be craving a supportive environment that expects you to succeed, and you’ll be able to envisage a rewarding and fulfilling career ahead of you. A PhD in a relevant area is essential for this position.

We are particularly interested in candidates who are active in the following areas:

  • Environment design
  • Hard surface modelling
  • Procedural texturing
  • Lighting, composition and visual FX
  • UI/UX
  • Game prototyping using game engines
  • Game mechanic optimisation and development
  • Game Design
  • Game Mechanics
  • Design Implementation
  • Applied Game Programming

You’ll be fully committed to equal opportunities and demonstrate an inquisitive attitude towards novel and engaging approaches to research and teaching.

The School is committed to Athena SWAN principles and the promotion of equality and diversity and is proud to hold a Bronze Athena SWAN Award.

For further information please contact Dr Andrew Bourbon by email on: a.j.bourbon@hud.ac.uk.

For further details about this post and to make application please visit: http://hud.ac/nwh

Closing Date: 03 January 2023

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