Senior Lecturer in Computer Games Technology

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom

October 12, 2022


Job Category

Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Vacancy Type


Employment Type

Full time or fractional

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Faculty/Prof Service

ARU Peterborough

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  • Job description and Person Specification (PDF, 106.08kb)

  • Expectations of Academic Staff accessibility checked (PDF, 175.14kb)

  • About ARU:

    ARU is recognised both nationally and internationally as an innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial university. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England. We have ambitious plans for the future, with a reputation for partnership working with employers across the talent, skills, innovation and business support spectrum. ARU has been named as one of the Top 10 mainstream universities in the country for graduate employment, and fifth in the country for employment and further study, in the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020. We are proud of our diverse student body and our vibrant learning community and, as an institution, we are committed to transforming lives, promoting economic development and tackling social inequalities.

    ARU has been chosen as the academic partner to deliver a University in Peterborough. ARU Peterborough, with long term investments approaching £100 million and delivered in partnership with the Mayoral Authority of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and Peterborough City Council, will provide transformational and inclusive higher education for the city and region. We have ambitious aims to build a wide portfolio of courses attracting 12,500 students by 2030.

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    About the role:

    As part of this exciting project, we are now seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer (Full or fractional) with expertise in Computer Gaming Technology and a particular interest in teaching Games Art, Digital Art, Games Physics, Engine Integration (both for Unity and UE4/5) , Mobile application development, Producing/releasing mobile games for Android and Apple devices to undergraduate students. We are interested in candidates with experience of distance/online/blended learning, work-based learning, and degree apprenticeship delivery.

    The post holder will play a vital role in the development and delivery of a new suite of games related industry ready degree, distance learning, and short courses. You'll develop relationships with industry and use these to support curriculum development.

    With a degree and extensive post qualification CPD and/or a higher degree we are looking for team players with a proven track record in teaching and industry. You'll be able to work to tight deadlines, working independently with minimum supervision and liaising closely with senior colleagues from our partners and key stakeholders.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Tom Williamson (Assistant Principal) at

    We have an agile working culture and 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.

    Guidance Notes:

    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.

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