Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Professor in Design and Informatics

Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Design and Informatics

Lecturer, Grade 7(£33,199 - £39,609) 
Lecturer Grade 8 (£40,792 - £48,677)
Senior Lecturer, Grade 9 (£50,132 - £58,089)
Professor, Grade 10 (£59,828 plus)

Full-Time , Permanent Positions

The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University in Dundee seeks to recruit teaching and research academics across all subjects and levels. Current developments across curriculum innovation, expanding international partnerships and significant investments in research and knowledge exchange has resulted in a demand for ambitious and motivated individuals to work across undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in game design and game art; games technology, 3D Graphics and procedural generation, AI and Data Science; Ethical Hacking, AI for cyber security, Big Data, IoT, network security and secure software engineering. Exciting R&D and knowledge exchange opportunities are offered through InGAME, an AHRC funded Creative Industries Clusters project with local, and multinational games companies and cyberQuarter, a government funded R&D centre for cyber security innovation. These projects put Abertay University at the heart of a £35M investment in Dundee’s digital economy and the regional R&D capacity.    

The School of Design and Informatics consists of three divisions: the Division of Games and Arts, the Division of Games Technology and Mathematics and the Division of Cybersecurity and is the home of Abertay’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in games, digital arts, cybersecurity and applied computer science. Abertay was the first university to offer degrees in Computer Games and Ethical Hacking, and continues to be recognised as an international leader in its fields. The school is designated the National Centre of Excellence in Computer Games Education, and has pioneered integrated cross-disciplinary practice-based learning through its ‘workplace simulation’ approach to teaching and learning. The school has consistently featured in the Princeton Review’s listing of the worlds top games courses and is recognised as the best school in Europe to study game design and development.

The School undertakes research and knowledge exchange activities to ensure the currency, relevance and health of its subjects and disciplines. The School is also home of Dare Academy, the Securi-Tay conference, and has long-established professional links with Dundee’s thriving computer games community, international companies including Sony, Microsoft, Rockstar North, and Disney and industry bodies such as BAFTA, UKIE, TIGA and the National Centre for Cyber Security.

The School’s staff share workspaces regardless of specialism, to encourage creative working between complementary disciplines, and create a genuinely multi-disciplinary environment. All of the School’s students are brought together in their senior years work in multidisciplinary teams working to carry out development project to professional briefs negotiated with external clients. The School is currently undertaking significant estates development to establish new lab and studio facilities to support research and teaching in games, cybersecurity and date science/AI/ML. 

If you believe you have the skills and experience for any of these exciting opportunities, please submit your application through our online recruitment system, which can be found at 

Please ensure that you apply for the applicable role, e.g. Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Professor (please see candidate briefs for further information).

Please note that we will only accept applications through our online recruitment system. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th May 2019. 

Committed to Equal Opportunities
The University of Abertay Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity,
No: SC016040