Professor of Digital Media

23 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor of Digital Media

School of Creative Arts

£57,319 - £66,308 pa dependent on designated skills and experience

Grade: AM1 – 2

Permanent - Full Time

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire

The School of Creative Arts is seeking to appoint an outstanding Professor with a track record of research in at least one of the following areas of interest:

  • Games technology, gaming and its applications
  • VFX for Film and Television; immersive narrative production
  • Virtual reality, narrative and design
  • Digital content creation and innovation
  • Content creation for virtual and augmented reality

Applicants must hold a degree level qualification in Digital Media or equivalent.
A doctorate level qualification is a desirable requirement.

The main purpose of the role is to make a significant internationally excellent contribution to research in the School and University. The main duties and responsibilities include playing a leading role in the research environment in the School, bringing in associated funding to support this research, producing annual research outcomes at 3 – 4* level in preparation for REF submission and beyond, research supervision and related teaching at all levels.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UH at these levels.

The University offers a range of benefits including a guaranteed pension, professional development, family friendly policies and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

Previous applicants need not apply.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail please contact Judy Glasman, Dean of School of Creative Arts (email: copying in Kelly Hall, Executive Assistant (email:

Applicants must supply the names and full contact information of three external referees of distinction in the field, ideally at Professorial level, who may be approached by the University regarding the application prior to interview.

Apply online at

Job Ref: 014271

Closing date: 17 April 2017

Interview date: 12 May 2017

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