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About the Role:
You will join the strong ranks of Cambridge School of Creative Industries / Computer Games Unit, working with academics and practitioners, teaching, and researching games and game related art subjects’ side by side with the industry. We are a forward-looking and rapidly developing unit with a vision that combines commitment to a strong and active practice and industry engagement with excellence in learning and teaching.
With a professional experience within a related discipline or a subject field you will ensure high standards of teaching, whilst adhering to quality assurance standards, and provide an excellent student experience. You will be committed to teaching and research and prepared to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as developing your own subject content and help contribute to the growth and further development of your course and unit. With a Degree plus PhD or Professional Doctorate (or willingness to complete within 18 months for Lecturer Grade 5), you will also possess excellent communications skills and will demonstrate a flexible approach to work.
We are fully committed to growing our professional activities and events and very keen to expanding our industry engagements. You will be required to work such hours as are reasonably necessary to perform your duties and may involve occasional evening or weekend work. Flexible working requests are welcomed.
For informal enquiries, please contact James Ward, Head of School of Cambridge School of Creative Industries (James.Ward@aru.ac.uk), or Dr Baris Isikguner, Deputy Head of School (firstname.lastname@example.org). Find out more about working with us.
We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
Please note that we may close this vacancy early depending on the number and quality of applications received.
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.