STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Esports

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Posted
18 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lecturer in Esports

School of Business, Leadership & Economics
Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,833 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent, working 1.0fte
Closing Date:   Monday 20 November 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 11 December 2017
Reference:  BLE17-05

We are looking for an enthusiastic, new member of our team with a “can do attitude” to deliver on the new BA (Hons) Esports degree.  This innovative degree is a first for the UK and is jointly delivered by the Business School and the Department of Games and Visual Effects.   

Staffordshire University is a leading Games Design University in the UK, with an exciting portfolio of courses, which comprise of a range of highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes delivered on-campus.  It is the home of the UK’s Epic Games Centre and the university has won national awards for educational initiatives with the Games Industry.  Staffordshire Business School has a well-established reputation for providing an innovative portfolio which includes Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Higher Degree Apprenticeships and commercial courses. 

The successful individual must have a proven track record as a practitioner and be passionate about teaching and the career development of students.
You will teach and assess students across programmes and play a lead role in the development of the curriculum and the design and delivery of new modules. We will also look to you to help shape our teaching and learning strategies to explicitly enhance the student experience through the use of digital technology

You must be an enthusiastic, reliable, flexible lecturer with business experience and an ambition to undertake research, scholarly activity, consultancy or income generating activities. You will also be expected to contribute to engagement with schools, colleges and recruitment activities. We ensure the success of our courses through constant meaningful collaboration with the games industry, which you will be a part of.
Candidates for this job must have applied experience and be willing to undertake further level eight study if appropriate.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact:
Dr Vish Maheshwari 01782294994 V.Maheshwari@staffs.ac.uk  or Associate Dean Rachel Gowers 07718688506 Rachel.Gowers@staffs.ac.uk

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Staffordshire University is an equal opportunities employer.
 
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