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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer – Computer Science (Games Development)

Full-time
Location

Remote / Norwich

Salary

£33,797 - £49,533

Date Added

03/06/2020

Closing Date

16/06/2020

About the company
Norwich University of the Arts is one of the UK’s leading specialist creative arts institutions with an outstanding reputation for excellent teaching, creative innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit.  
We are renowned for our teaching quality. NUA was awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and praised for how we encourage our students through “experimentation, creative risk-taking and team working”.
We were named University of the Year for Student Retention by the
Sunday Times 2020 Good University Guide for the support we offer pre-enrolment to
post-graduation.
The University is committed to connecting creativity to professional practice and graduate employment. Our approach to entrepreneurship and employability is award-winning on the national stage, including the 2019 Guardian University Awards. We are pioneers at the nexus of digital creativity and creative science, including Games Development, User Experience, and Visual Effects.
Job Description

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer with the skills and experience to join our team of dedicated Games staff to teach on BSc (Hons) Games development.

The successful candidate will possess a comprehensive knowledge of the technical and creative demands of games development, with demonstrable skills in software engineering, programming (C++, Python) and mathematics, with a games development background and experience of/commitment to learn
Unreal Engine 4 / Blueprint Visual Scripting.

You will be able to bring your knowledge and experience of industry standards to the requirements for undergraduate study on BSc awards that are clearly focused on preparing students for professional employment. Experience of VR/XR or Technical Animation/Rigging would be additionally valuable.

At Senior Lecturer appointment you will clearly possess demonstrable excellent communication, organisation and management skills
and be a highly driven team player.

You will have the ability to deliver technical skills to undergraduate students in a creative, engaging and imaginative way, through project based learning, with the experience to deliver workflow pipelines from inception to deployment.

Candidates will be able to deliver and develop innovative
learning and teaching strategies including on-line materials and blended learning, combined with an ability to work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

The post involves preparation for and delivery of tutorials, workshops, demonstrations, lectures, critiques,
assessments and seminars. You will also be enthusiastic about collaboration, working in particular with our award winning BA (Hons) Games Art and Design course.

We are justifiably proud of our award-winning campus and facilities. Our 21st century teaching facilities and media labs are set within our historic buildings which have been transformed to provide beautiful
high quality spaces.

NUA won the Outstanding Estates Strategy Award at the 2018 Times Higher
Leadership and Management Awards and was ranked as one of the UK’s top five universities for facilities at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards in 2019.

How to Apply

Please apply on their website.