Course Leader BA Virtual Reality

Location
London (GB)
Salary
£45,603 - £54,943 pa
Posted
12 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Course Leader BA Virtual Reality - 5120

Permanent
Full time
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
£45,603 - £54,943 pa

London College of Communication are seeking to recruit a Course Leader for the LCC Screen School’s BA Virtual Reality course. 

UAL moves to position itself a global leader in virtual reality practice and research, and seek to appoint a skilled practitioner with experience in both immersive storytelling and higher education teaching. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the course in close relationship with the Moving Image & Digital Arts faculty and Programme Director. This includes leading the planning, delivery and assessment of both technical and theoretical units on the course, managing associate lecturers, monitoring and responding to performance data and representing the course and subject in the context of the operations of the school and college. 

The successful candidate will possess a strong working knowledge of the following software systems, languages and practice areas

  • Unity
  • C#
  • Autodesk Maya (inc. Python/MEL)
  • 360° filmmaking processes and technologies
  • Unreal Engine
  • Adobe CC

The successful candidate will also have substantial experience working in in Higher Education, in either a leadership or practice-focused capacity.

Why choose us?  

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

Your profile  

As a professional industry practitioner, you will hold a relevant degree and will be able to demonstrate significant creative success and specialist knowledge in virtual production workflows and technologies including Unity development, 360° filmmaking, games design & development, as well as an understanding of emerging practices such as creative coding and real-time rendering systems.

You will be forward thinking and visionary, with an understanding of the changing demands of the industry and a contemporary approach and understanding virtual reality production and research.

A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an advantage, while industry experience is essential.

Experience in higher education is essential. 

To equip generation after generation for success, we rely on an outstanding academic team who are as imaginative, forward thinking and visionary, as they are informed: people with hands on experience of their industry and a keen eye on the future.

For further details and to apply please click the apply button. 

The closing date for applications is 9 May 2019. 

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.  

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.