Lecturer in Computer Games Programming VC2020

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
£ 34,189 - £ 37,345
16 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty/Directorate: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media

Salary Info: Grade F

£ 34,189 - £ 37,345

Contract Type: Permanent , Full-time

Advert Closing Date: 13 December 2018

Lecturer in Computer Games Programming VC2020

Reference: T-60475962-02

De Montfort University (DMU) is a vibrant, ambitious institution.

Characterised by strong leadership and an international outlook, DMU achieved a TEF Gold ranking for its teaching quality and prestigious awards for its #DMUGlobal initiative. This is testament to an ongoing focus on teaching and learning, a research portfolio that is worth millions of pounds and enviable links with industry. Located within Leicester's cosmopolitan city centre DMU's £136 million campus transformation is creating the modern, inspiring environments our students and staff deserve.

Faculty / Directorate

The School of Computer Science and Informatics is based within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media. It offers a wide range of courses to other undergraduates and postgraduates in line with emergent demand and the nature of these fast-moving, competitive disciplines. We have a solid track record of ground-breaking research and in REF2014, nearly 60% of the School's research was considered to be world leading or internationally excellent. As a subject Computer Science is ranked 309/500 in the Shanghai Ranking of Universities. Alongside the university as a whole, we have huge ambitions for the future in terms of our offering to students and the quality and scale of our research.


The Vice-Chancellor's lectureships aim to enable individuals to grow and develop in their area of expertise in a fully supported teaching and research environment, with access to funding and development to enable them to progress along a teaching and research trajectory.

This position is an ideal next step if you are in the early stages of your career. The School is highly collegial and appropriate training and support will be offered to aid your development. The role will attract a 50% time allocation for research and scholarly activity for the first year in post.

Ideal Candidate

Applicants will be expected to teach within a wide portfolio of topics relating to Computer Science, Programming (C, C++), Computer Games Programming, Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Computer Vision or related disciplines.

You will have a PhD in a related area, and be publishing in internationally excellent journals. On appointment you will develop a research portfolio, working towards submission to the next REF.

To discuss the post further please contact Prof. Ferrante Neri, Subject Group Leader (

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