Lecturer in Creative Technologies (Computer Games)

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Permanent / Full-time

Salary:  £32,382 – £39,739 per annum  

Post number: ZZ007678

Closing date: 11 July 2022

Interview date: 22 July 2022

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The School of Creative Technologies at the University of Portsmouth is a vibrant future-facing environment in which highly-motivated students and staff work at the cutting edge of creative and technological disciplines. We’ve a playful yet serious approach to enabling world-class learning, innovation and research which is underpinned by extraordinary facilities including CCIXR.

We are searching for three new full-time lecturers. The successful candidates will use their knowledge and experience to design and deliver innovative and engaging teaching at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

The new post holders will have a role in helping to realise the potential of an already award-winning School with regard to our work in teaching, innovation and research.

We are structured around three interrelated themes: Play, Code, Create; Human Experience Design; and, Sound and Vision. Each of the roles sits within one of our themes however we actively encourage and promote interdisciplinarity. In the School we have subject specialists in Animation, Computer Animation, Visual Effects, Computer Games, Creative Computing, Creative Media Technologies, Digital Media, Interactive Technologies, Music Technology and Virtual and Augmented Reality. Following a successful submission to REF 2021 we are now building toward the future and you will have a role to play in this.

A proactive approach to industrial engagement, research and/or professional practice and graduate employability is important; as is a passion for developing and diversifying the field of creative technologies.

The three lecturing roles, in Computer Games, Digital Art, and Creative Digital Design are being advertised separately and will require separate applications to be submitted.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions:

Head of School, Dr Adrian Hull
Academic Lead for “Play Code Create”, 
Dr Neil Dansey
Academic Lead for “Human Experience Design”, 
Dr Claire Bailey-Ross

The University of Portsmouth believes this role may be eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa. Please familiarise yourself with the requirements set out before applying for this role. If you are unable to meet the requirements for sponsorship you will need to confirm details of an alternative visa to work in the UK when applying for this role.

We are strongly dedicated to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within our community. As an Athena SWAN and Race Equality Charter award holder, a member of Stonewall and a Disability Confident Employer we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, regardless of your background. We welcome applications from all talented people. In addition, we want our workforce to be representative of our diverse student population. Please see our EDI Framework and objectives.

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