Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Computer Animation
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Academic) in Computer Animation
Starting salary for Senior Lecturer (Academic) from £39,324 - £46,924 per annum with further progression opportunities to £51,260
Starting salary for Lecturer (Academic) from £32,958 – £38,183 per annum with further progression opportunities to £41,709
At Bournemouth University our vision is to create the most stimulating, challenging and rewarding university experience in a world-class learning community by sharing our unique fusion of excellent education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students, graduates and staff to enrich the world.
We were the first university to be commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) for the quality of student learning opportunities and in 2012 we won the Queens Anniversary Award for Higher Education. We are currently changing the face of the university through our new, transformational estates programme with a stunning series of iconic new buildings, and we are continuing to invest further in our intellectual capital by seeking to appoint high calibre teams and individuals to our award-winning Faculties.
The Faculty of Media and Communication at Bournemouth University is one of the largest of its kind in the world and has a global reputation for combining research and teaching practice.
The National Centre for Computer Animation is seeking highly talented, enthusiastic and motivated people. As well as providing academic leadership alongside other members of the team, you will strengthen the research and enterprise profile of the Department and Faculty.
As Senior Lecturer (Academic) or Lecturer (Academic) in Computer Animation you will be able to demonstrate practical expertise in the field of computer animation and visual effects, combined with a desire to take your professional experience and develop an academic career within a supportive and nurturing environment. Enthusiastic about student-centred pedagogy, you will contribute to education delivery, including programme management as required, across the range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will also make a significant contribution to employability, and professional engagement with relevant internal and external organisations, at a regional, national and international level.
You will be qualified to Doctorate level or be able to demonstrate the ability to create and disseminate knowledge at an equivalent level and the capability to convert this knowledge into a doctorate in a maximum of 3-5 years from the date of appointment. You will be research active and committed to a culture of academic excellence and continuous improvement.
Applications are welcome from those with particular expertise in the areas of compositing, visual effects and character animation.
For further information and discussion or the opportunity for an informal visit, please contact Chris Williams, Head of Department – National Centre for Computer Animation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form.
Closing date: (midnight) Wednesday 5 April 2017