Post Title: Senior Lecturer in 3D Modelling
SBU/Department: Creative Arts (Screen)
FTE: 1.0 FTE (37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £44,263 pa with potential to progress to £56,021 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Annual leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane campus, Hatfield
We are seeking a senior lecturer with an engaging approach and professional experience to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students about generalist skills in 3D modelling and a related specialism in the 3D, visual effects or games production pipelines.
Main duties and responsibilities
As the successful candidate, you will be pro-active with an excellent track record in one or more areas related to 3D modelling. You will have detailed knowledge of commercial 3D modelling and maintain a clear sense of the development of the area and ensure the curriculum and teaching remain up to date. Furthermore, you will further develop and strengthen external relationships and partnerships with companies and media organisations that will benefit students and staff and support the strategic objectives of the University and School.
In addition, you will be expected to inspire and intellectually challenge our students, developing and delivering a high-quality teaching and learning experience, and ensuring the successful and effective day to day running of modules. You will also be expected to work closely with colleagues and the Programme Leaders, in a collegial and proactive academic team, to provide an excellent student learning experience.
Skill and experience required
You will have substantial, relevant, proven professional experience and some experience of teaching at HE level and must have an in-depth knowledge of 3D modelling and how it integrates within the 3D, visual effects or games production pipelines. You must have good presentation and interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. The abilities of working as part of a team, on your own initiative and proficiency in English are essential.
You must hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline. Significant professional experience is essential. Having a teaching qualification, membership of the HEA and having, or working towards, a postgraduate or research degree in a relevant field is desirable and would be an advantage as would membership of relevant professional organisations.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.
Informal Enquiries: Dr Ian Willcock (Head of Screen) [email protected]
Closing Date: 03 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference Number: 055895
Date advert placed: 17 November 2023
We are a committed equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage applications from women and BAME candidates to reflect our diverse student cohort and staff under-representation where it exists.
Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts