|Salary:||£45,737 to £52,814 pro rata|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||20th April 2023|
Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural, civic University with a global outlook and strong commitment to delivering social innovation and sustainable development in its education and research.
Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fourth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, in the top 70 universities globally for social impact, and first in Scotland for health and wellbeing, and reduced inequalities, for which we are also ranked 21st in the world (THE Impact Rankings, 2022). In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe (BIGGAR Economics, 2022).
GCU is committed to widening participation, and delivering positive outcomes for our students. We are Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students from 130 countries. Guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The Department of Applied Computer Games, within the School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is a vibrant academic community with a strong track record of applied research, innovative teaching and knowledge transfer activities. The Department of Applied Computer Games covers the academic areas of Computer Games Development, 3D Animation and Visualisation and Digital Design. We have 17 academic staff and approximately 500 studenst in undergarduate and post graduate programmes.
To support our continuing development, we are seeking to appoint a 0.5 Lecturer post in Digital Design. The primary purpose of this appointment is to play a role in the delivery and management across our range of Applied Computer Games programmes which covers Undergraduate and Post Graduate programmes. To contribute to the growth and developments of our teaching research, consultancy and knowledge transfer activities; to expand our external collaboration networks for both research and teaching; contribute to new and enhanced curricula and taught provision in areas relevant to Applied Computer Games; to inspire current and future students.
Candidates for the lecturer post should hold an honours degree in a relevant subject such as Graphic/Digital Design, Interaction Design, UX/UI Design. The successful candidate will have previous higher education teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience and demonstration of professional standing as well as an in depth knowledge and skills in relevant areas, including one or more of the following:
A desire to engage in a PhD and evidence of a research record and successful grants applications will be an advantage. A strong personal desire and commitment to engage in teaching and to contribute to research/consultancy is required.
Successful candidates will be offered the opportunity to undertake a PhD within GCU, it is expected that this will be undertaken within a reasonable time frame.
You can apply for this role through the Glasgow Caledonian University vacancies page https://www.gcu.ac.uk/jobs/jobs
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