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Principal Academic in Games Design & Development Posted Jun 19
Bournemouth University , Bournemouth, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

The Department of Creative Technology, within the Faculty of Science and Technology, is seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Principal Academic in the area of games design and/or development.

You will be an experienced academic with outputs in the key strategic areas of the BU 2018 Vision, which, at its core, involves the Fusion of education, research and professional practice.

You will have a strong research profile showing potential for contribution towards the next REF exercise, evidence of successful national and international research grant awards and also enterprise funding, leadership experience of research groups or equivalent, experience in supervising undergraduate/postgraduate/doctorate students, experience in managing post-award research projects, strong evidence of collaboration and engagement with the national/international games industry and, finally, leadership experience in the design and delivery of taught HE courses.

Applications with expertise in one (or more) of the following areas; mobile games development, 3D modelling and animation for games, game design, artificial intelligence in games, graphics programming and UX/HCI for games are particularly welcome.

For further information or questions please contact the Head of Department of Creative Technology, Dr Christos Gatzidis, at cgatzidis@bournemouth.ac.uk

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

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