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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Games Development (2 FTEs)

School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £34,304 to £50,296 plus £3762 London weighting
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Monday 22 November 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 06 December 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2963

The University is seeking to recruit two new academic posts in the field of Games Design and Development to join the Games and Digital Media team in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. The posts are for those looking to embark on, or continue an academic career, lecturing on our undergraduate games and digital media programmes, as well as the opportunity to engage with enterprise initiatives or conduct quality research. Desirable candidates will have a background in multiple of the following areas: Good general game development skills, with experience in Unity and Unreal. Candidates will be able to demonstrate exceptional abilities in multiple of the follow areas: A high standard of C# and/or C++, game development design concepts, VR, AR, Shaders, Multiplayer Networking, Technical Artistry, Mobile Development, AI and Pathfinding Techniques. Exceptional candidates in related areas will also be considered.

Successful candidates will work closely with academic teams at the School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences and will be expected to contribute to existing teaching, research or enterprise activities. These posts will be allocated to one of the University career pathways: Teaching and Scholarship, Enterprise or Research.  Candidates will be expected to develop contacts with industry and engage in relevant networking and employability events as well as contributing to the development of the programmes.

You will be able to demonstrate a strong teaching and, research or industrial experience profile in relevant subjects with a PhD in Computer Science, Games or related field OR substantial industry experience with appropriate professional qualification OR substantial Higher Education teaching experience in a related field. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Head of School, Prof. Mayur Patel (

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

Academic Career Pathways

The University welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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