Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Games Design

University for the Creative Arts

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School of Games & Creative Technology
Location:  Farnham

£38,474 to £52,841
per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 09 July 2023
Interview Date: 
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Reference:  23-AMCD119-0209-2

The University for the Creative Arts is seeking a talented individual in games to contribute to the development and delivery of our highly regarded and expanding programme of games courses at our Farnham Campus. You will also contribute to expanding our professional engagement with the games industry or to our growing research profile.

We are seeking someone with creativity, skill, enthusiasm and experience, who is passionate about games and games education to join our growing team. You will have the practical skills, knowledge and experience to work with our undergraduate and postgraduate students to expand their knowledge and skills in games design and development. Games is an area of significant growth at UCA; could you play a substantial role in developing our taught programme, grow our research, expand our connections with industry and develop our professional networks in the region and globally.

You will have experience of teaching of games design at HE level and you will have comprehensive knowledge and experience of the relevant game engines such as Unreal, Unity, and other relevant software packages including Maya. Experience of games development in the industry would be an advantage.

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we’re helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

You must be able to demonstrate good team working abilities, as well as good organisational and communication skills. The teaching duties will include all related course administration and require the successful candidate to be pro-active in developing new learning and teaching methods. You will also be required to participate in marketing and student recruitment activities and to potentially engage in professional research in the subject area. 

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators and support their development towards successful career paths? If so, we want to hear from you.

You can find out more about Games studies at UCA via our Website , Twitter , Instagram , Vimeo and LinkedIn profiles.

If you require any additional information or would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact either Dr Rob Cenci, Programme Director for Games, [email protected] or Dr John Taylor, Interim Director of the School of Games and Creative Technology, [email protected] .  

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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) aims to be a welcoming and inclusive University that is truly representative of all of the diversity in society. We particularly encourage applications from people from minoritised ethnic groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within the University.

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