Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education School/Department: School of The Arts Subject Group/Team: Screen Salary: £61,000 Minimum banding - Negotiable upwards Discretionary allowance Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Thursday 23 February 2023
Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Candidate Pack below.
BENEFITS : £10,000 (£8,500 tax free) Relocation Package, Interview expenses, Subsidised health benefits and discounted services, University of Hull Pension Contribution up to 21%.
WORKLOAD : Circa 40% Research, 55% Teaching, 5% Admin
THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL: The University of Hull have achieved significant momentum and are experiencing a period of ongoing success, which they're looking to further build upon. A £300 – million boost to new facilities offering everything you could need on campus, located in the heart of the UK's most affordable city, awaits ready to home and truly welcome academic professionals of all disciplines. This is an opportunity to contribute to a collective of likeminded academic professionals and a chance to take advantage of The University of Hull's values, which are to be INCLUSIVE, EMPOWERING and PROGRESSIVE. The University has challenged itself to significantly invest in all areas of research whilst also keeping a focus on key issues, such as Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability.
The University of Hull is seeking to appoint a Professor of Immersive Design, within the Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education. The School of the Arts is a vibrant and distinctive community of academics across a range of different subject areas that include Drama, Music and Music Production, and Screen (which includes Film, Game Design, Graphic Design, and Media). The physical resources are first rate and include: a fully working theatre; a concert hall; music studios; and a recently completed Media hub (2021).
You will be based within the Screen team but given the senior nature of the role will be expected to contribute towards school, faculty, and university activities. This a key role to develop research and knowledge exchange capacity in this area within the faculty. As the Professor of Immersive Design, you will have knowledge and skills within traditional and virtual production as well as immersive media. Your expertise is required in areas such as real-time graphics, game engines, VFX, extended reality, digital art, and digital filmmaking. We encourage you to apply if you can present clear evidence of potential for excellence in teaching, research, and continuing professional developments. You will also lead the new MA Immersive Art Design which includes modules in extended realities (XR) and contribute to the undergraduate curriculum. You will be expected to supervise PGR students and develop research focus within the subject area supporting the strategic plans developed within the school and university.
FOR MORE INFO : Please contact Edward Stabler ([email protected] – 01482 466817) and arrange an informal discussion with this positions' hiring manager.
KEY WORDS: Professor of Immersive Design -Reader in Immersive Design -Senior Lecturer in Immersive Design - Professor of Gaming Design – Senior Lecturer in Game Design - Professor of Interactive Media -Researcher in Interactive Media - Real-time graphics -Game engines –VFX - Extended reality - Digital art - Digital filmmaking
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