Teaching Fellow/Lecturer, Teaching Focused in Video Game Art and Design
Department of Media Arts
Salary: £43,660 to £51,687 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Wednesday 01 July 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London, wishes to recruit a 0.5 Lecturer (Teaching Focused)/Teaching Fellow in Media Arts to teach on its new BA program in Video Game Art and Design based at its Egham campus. The appointment will be made at Lecturer grade 8, with a start point varying according to experience and qualifications.
The post will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to teach on our video games degree, to play a key role in its development in shaping content and structure and to work closely with the student cohort. The post also offers the candidate the chance to teach modules in interactive and immersive design and creative digital arts on our sister BA in Digital Media Culture and Technology, as well as theoretical courses in game studies and media studies if they wish to and are qualified to do so. The post offers an exciting opportunity to work in a prestigious academic institution, with Royal Holloway placed 24th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide national rankings for 2019, and the Department of Media Arts ranked in the top ten for the subject in REF 2014. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with senior colleagues in the Department of Media Arts and the School of Performing and Digital Arts in a period of exciting development for the College.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience of teaching video games at undergraduate or FE level. In any case, they should show significant practical or industry success commensurate with the highest level of academic study. Of particular relevance will be the ability to teach Unity for 2D, 3D and immersive. The candidate should also be able to deliver introductory teaching on social, mobile and cloud-based games, and should be able to show evidence of successful game design experience in several of the above areas.
The job holder will report to the Head of Department of Media Arts, undertaking appropriate managerial and administrative duties. The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organisational, team-working and interpersonal skills, with proven abilities to engage with students and colleagues.
In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Training and Development opportunities
- Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution
- Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing.
- Free parking
The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London
To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk. For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: email@example.com.
Please quote the reference: 0620-139
Closing Date: Midnight, 1 July 2020
Interview Date: TBC
Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration and the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.