STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Lecturer in Computer Games Programming

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Posted
19 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017

Lecturer in Computer Games Programming

School of Computing & Digital Technologies
Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £33,518 to £38,833 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent
Closing Date:   Sunday 10 December 2017
Interview Date:   Wednesday 10 January 2018
Reference:  CDT16-30

The Department of Computing at Staffordshire University has an exciting award portfolio comprising a range of highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes delivered on-campus, at overseas partners, and via distance learning, all with a key focus on practical scholarship, industry relevance and employability.

The Department is keen to appoint an enthusiastic individual who will contribute to academic development in the area of computer games programming. It is expected that you would have a record of research in the area of computer games (or be building one) and have the potential to develop academic and research leadership in these areas. You would be expected to engage with enterprise activity and support/lead on research bids. In addition, it is essential that you have a willingness to develop your practical and theoretical understanding of key programming concepts as and when required (e.g. C++17, .NET core 1)

The team of staff you would be joining teach and support the delivery of modules with both a practical and theoretical focus. You would be expected to develop and lead on many aspects of computer games design, implementation, and evaluation.

You will be student focused, team-orientated and flexible with excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and presenting skills. You will have a first degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and possess, or be nearing completion, of a related postgraduate degree. Recent experience of teaching and assessing in HE in either face to face or distance learning mode is desirable, as is experience of module leadership and development.

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