Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Computer Games Development
College of Business, Tech. & Engineering
Grade 7 / 8 - £34,804 to £51,034 per annum, dependent on experience.
We are seeking an outstanding individual to make a contribution to teaching
within the field of computer games development. You will be joining the Games
and Artificial Intelligence group, which is responsible for the delivery of
the BSc (Hons) and MComp Computer Science for Games and MSc Artificial
You will be responsible for delivering a high-quality learning experience to
students and contributing to the development of new and exciting courses at
both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You will be expected to be
involved in module leadership and delivery, to contribute specialist topics,
to supervise dissertations, liaise with industrial partners and to engage in
academic and applied research.
As well as the ability to design and deliver transformative and innovative
learning experiences, you'll need well developed and current knowledge of
practical and theoretical issues in computer games development and a good
honours degree in either computer science, software engineering or games
development. A postgraduate degree or PhD in a relevant discipline or close to
completion is desirable.
We will especially consider applicants with recent industrial experience in
any of the following games-related areas:
Unreal Engine and Unity development, including C++ and C#, as well as
experience with their environments and supporting tools.
Sony PlayStation 4 development, including C++, as well as experience with
the PlayStation 4 development tools and libraries.
Network programming in computer games, including experience of
implementing massive-multiplayer games, addressing latency issues, using
industry standard libraries in this area.
We are not looking for applicants in artificial intelligence in games at this
We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding
and fulfilling career in a supportive environment. As well as 35 days annual
leave and the eight standard UK bank holidays, you also get up to six extra
days each year for extended University closure around some UK public/holidays.
For this job we particularly welcome applications from female applicants who
are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.
The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international
applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to
the individual applicant.
We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working
Contact Person : Dr Paul Parry Contact Number : 0114 225 6862
Date Advertised : 08-Sep-2021 Closing Date : 23-Sep-2021
Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time Location : Cantor Building
Job number : 071226