Lecturer Video Game Design with FY

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
£38,639 to £41,998 per annum
14 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
03 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Part Time

Lecturer Video Game Design with FY (Part -Time)

Birmingham Institute of Creative Arts

Location: City Centre Campus/City South Campus
Salary: £38,639 to £41,998 per annum
Posted On: Wednesday 14 September 2022
Closing Date: Monday 03 October 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 092022-554

Birmingham City University is a large and diverse place to work and study right in the heart of the city. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a lecturer to join the Games team. The role will suit a new graduate looking to advance their career while looking for opportunities in Higher Education.

Working in a team, you will be required to work on the Foundation Year of Video Gamers Design with opportunities to teach on the undergraduate course. You will be required to give lectures, teach the fundamentals of game design and to assess students.

Through effective engagement with the student body, you will:

  • Play a significant role in the delivery of the course.
  • Ensure students get a good level of practical experience.
  • oversee projects and work on delivering the curriculum.
  • Work alongside the School teams to ensure effective delivery of the course.
  • Undertake assessment of students and ensure students are supported throughout the process.
  • Educated to a degree level (or equivalent).
  • Some industry experience is desirable.
  • Have a commercial outlook and experience of the Games industry.
  • Experience of working with new technology and some knowledge of current industry practice.
  • Good communication skills and ability to address a cohort of students.
  • Good writing and presentation skills.
  • Strong IT skills.

Birmingham City University has the drive and ambition to be a leading seat of teaching and research excellence. We are passionate about providing our learners with a transformational journey, enabled by an exceptional and supportive academic community.

With around 26,900 students from 100 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse learning community. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate academics, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance all support our graduates’ future employability.

We're investing £340 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities

Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

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