Senior Lecturer/Lecturer – Computer Science (Games Development)

Norwich University of the Arts
Norwich, United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Senior Lecturer £41,526 to £49,553/Lecturer £33,797 to £40,322 per annum

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.

Skills & Requirements

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.

How to Apply

Application packs and further details are available at https://www.nua.ac.uk/about-nua/work-at-nua/senior-lecturer-lecturer-computer-science/

Closing date: 5.00pm Tuesday 16th June 2020.

 Interview date: Thursday 2nd July 2020.

 As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from the BAME community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

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.

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.