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Lecturer in Games

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Summary
Salary: Grade 7 £37,099 - £41,732 pa pro rata
Location: PARK CAMPUS
Job Type: Academic
Closing Date: 06/26/2024
Date Posted: 06/03/2024
Reference: A1493

Description

Lecturer in Games

 

3-year Fixed Term Contract until 01/08/2027

 

37 hours per week, 1.0 FTE, however, we are open to discuss part-time opportunities

 

School of Creative Arts

 

Park Campus, Cheltenham

 

 

The School of Creative Arts

 

The School of Creative Arts traces its distinguished history back to 1852 when the Cheltenham School of Art was established. Today, as one of the four constituent Schools in the University of Gloucestershire, the School currently has over 2300 students and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as Postgraduate Study & PhD’s. Our subject area includes, Humanities, Games Technologies, Journalism, Film & TV, Art & Design, Performing Arts, Photography, and Architecture, Construction & Environment

 

Find out more about working for our School of Creative Art by clicking here

 

The Opportunity

 

We are currently looking to appoint a new member of staff in the Game Technologies subject area. This is a dynamic, successful, and expanding community situated at our Park Campus in Cheltenham. It is an exciting time to be joining the team as we are investing heavily in staff and new facilities, in 2024 we began an ambitious program to enlarge our new state of the art Computing Labs

 

This role will not only require you to teach on a range of games courses, including BSc (Hons) Computer Games Design BSc (Hons) Games Programming, BSc (Hons) Games Art and MSc Game Development starting in the 2024-25 academic year, but support and develop the curriculum and courses we offer to our students.

 

You must have previous experience of working in a designer capacity on a commercial game product, as well as being able to demonstrate a solid understanding of game design & development tools, techniques, and underpinning principles. You will also have a good knowledge of a range of game design and development pipelines and be able to demonstrate proficiency in areas such as games design, level design, gameplay scripting, narrative design, rapid prototyping for games across different platforms.

 

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the opportunity, please contact John Moss, Course lead in Computer Games Design BSc (Hons). Email: jmoss3@glos.ac.uk

 

To Apply

To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to submit a CV and along with a Supporting Statement thats addresses how you meet the essential criteria. CVs alone will not be considered.

 

Key dates

Closing date: 26th June 2024

Interview date: 12th July 2024

 

The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview toeveryone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification. We would like to hear from those from groups currently underrepresented in the school: women and those from black and minority ethnic groups

 

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