Associate Lecturer in Computing and User Experience

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Website FalmouthGames Falmouth University, Games Academy

£33,797 – £39,152 per annum, pro rata, dependent upon experience

Fixed-term to 30 September 2021, Casual Hourly paid – approx 210 Teaching Hours

Falmouth University has a history of more than 100 years of creative thinking and design innovation. Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, we have grown to become a digital innovation hub, delivering impact for lives and economies through the development of new knowledge, solutions, services and products. Today, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses represent the breadth of the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. Falmouth’s specialisms will be key to future economic and cultural success both at a local and global level.

Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.

To help deliver our 2030 Strategy, we are now looking to recruit an Associate Lecturer in Computing and User Experience Design to join our Games Academy.

The Associate Lecturer will be an inspiring and engaging educator who can illustrate the creative utility of computing and user experience design to our undergraduate and postgraduate students, across one-on-one, small group, and workshop contexts. Supporting our modules on UX Design and UX Research is what is primarily envisioned for this post.

This Associate Lecturer post will also assist with programming tuition and to help students gain familiarity with specific games industry standard software tools. You will need to demonstrate skills with, or be able to quickly skill up on, the latest version of Unity and/or Unreal game engines as well as other relevant games industry software.

Please attach your Curriculum Vitae to your online application.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include generous holiday entitlements, contributory pension scheme, and training and development opportunities. Full details regarding employment benefits can be found on our careers site.

The closing date for this position is Wednesday 17 June 2020

Interviews will be held on online on Friday 26 June 2020

Reference: FAL1104

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