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University of East London

(Closed) Lecturer in Games Programming

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University of East London
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Do you have experience of working in the games industry and are you passionate about passing on your knowledge to students? Are you looking for a challenging role in an environment that is open, vibrant and welcomes new ideas? Then join UEL as Lecturer in Games Programming and you could soon be developing and delivering high quality, innovative and engaging teaching in the Games area.

At UEL we know the world of work is changing and that means our students will need to develop critical thinking, emotional intelligence and resilience to realise their potential, which is why we’ve embedded these future-proofed tools at the heart of every one of our degrees. We’re looking for outstanding teachers who exude a love of teaching, inspire and motivate students and colleagues through their approach and are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for students.

Your challenge? To design, develop and deliver innovative teaching across a range of modules and courses in Games Development at undergraduate level. You’ll also collaborate with colleagues and management on the development of existing and new programmes with the view of continuous improvement.

As well as a degree or equivalent in a related discipline, you’ll have a postgraduate qualification and/or significant professional experience in Games. You will also bring experience of teaching in further or higher education and knowledge and/or professional practice of programming for games such as: gameplay, A.I., tools, console, and graphics.

We are particularly looking for academics that have experience in one or more of the following areas taught at UEL:

  • Applied knowledge of programming for games for a commercial publication
  • Programming languages such as C#, Python and C++
  • Version control using Git, Subversion or Perforce
  • Knowledge and experience of programming for mobile, AR/VR and console games
  • Knowledge and experience in programming for one or more areas for gameplay, A.I., console and or graphics
  • Knowledge working within game engines such as Unreal, Unity, Cocos etc.

Adept at conveying ideas to students from a range of backgrounds, you will also bring a deep commitment to closing the award gap, gender equality, and LGBTQIA empowerment. You will also enjoy developing professional relationships with students, colleagues, employers, and outside agencies alike.

Please note: This is a 0.5FTE post, working 2.5 days per week (18 hours). The pro rata starting salary range is Β£20,304 inclusive of London Weighting.

At UEL, we aim to attract and retain the best possible staff and offer a working environment at the heart of a dynamic region with excellent transport links. You can look forward to a warm, sincere welcome, genuine camaraderie and mobility in an institution led with passion, visibility and purpose. Your impact, resilience and sense of collegiality will directly contribute to UEL’s future and those of the students whose lives you will touch and change forever.

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