Lecturer in Computer Games Development

Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Location: Glasgow
  • £42,036 to £48,677 per annum, 7
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: GCU00601


Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant multi-cultural modern university in the centre of Glasgow and is placed amongst the top 150 modern Universities in the world (THE, 2017). Our welcoming community of 20,000 students from more than 100 countries enjoy a wide range of award-winning support services and state of the art facilities across each of our campuses in Glasgow, London and New York. Our University mission, commitment to the Common Good and core values of integrity, creativity, responsibility and confidence is integral to everything we do and how we deliver our mission.

The newly formed Department of Applied Computer Games, within the School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is a dynamic and vibrant academic community with a strong track record of applied research, innovative teaching and knowledge transfer activities.

To support our continuing development, we are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Computer Games Development. The primary purpose of this appointment is to play a leading role in the delivery and management across our range of Applied Computer Games programs which covers Undergraduate and Post Graduate programs. To contribute to the growth and developments of our teaching research, consultancy and knowledge transfer activities; to expand our external collaboration networks for both research and teaching; contribute to new and enhanced curricula and taught provision in areas relevant to Applied Computer Games; to inspire current and future students.

Candidates for the lecturer post should be educated to at least doctorate level. Evidence of a research record and successful grants applications will be an advantage. A strong personal desire and commitment to engage in teaching and to contribute to research/consultancy is required.

If you wish to know more about this role or for an informal discussion please feel free to contact Professor Bruce Wood at b.wood@gcu.ac.uk.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality and diversity, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is committed to promoting equality and diversity, and is a holder of an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. 

The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.

Applicants must have the continued right to live and work in the United Kingdom to apply for this vacancy.

Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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