Lecturer in Game Design focus on programming
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The Department of Game Design is part of the Faculty of Arts at Uppsala University. Its teaching and research alike are highly advanced. The Department has some 400 full-time students, roughly half of whom are from outside Sweden, and about 40 employees in various job categories. It offers teaching in game design and development at basic and advanced level, with graphics, project management and programming as minors. All education takes place in English.
To strengthen the Department's education in game programming, we are now looking for a temporary lecturer in game design, specialising in programming, at the Department of Game Design at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland.
Read more on the department´s website here.
The employment involves teaching including course responsibility, development work and administrative tasks. The teaching is at the basic level in the educational programmes in game design, mainly in courses in game programming with the programming language C++. The development work primarily refers to participating and working with courses and programmes in game design. The tasks include following the development within the own subject area and societal development and actively contributing to both the department's and the university's development. For active participation in the department's work, regular physical presence at the workplace is required.
The position requires at least a bachelor's degree with a specialization in computer science or game design as well as solid knowledge in game programming, higher education pedagogical training of at least ten weeks or equivalent knowledge and demonstrated pedagogical skills and the ability needed to complete the position well. The ability to teach in English is a requirement.
Documented experience with teaching and administrative work within game design and/or game development field. Experience of own game design business and / or business in the game design industry as well as network programming, 3D and AI programming. Accuracy, good ability to work together, experience of a project-oriented approach and good ability to express oneself in speech and writing in English. Special emphasis will be placed on pedagogical skills, which means that a pedagogically more skilled applicant will take precedence over a more scientifically skilled applicant.
About the employment
The employment is a temporary position 100% in 10 month, starting date 15 August or as agreed. Placement: Visby
For further information about the position, please contact: Olle Jansson, Head ofthe Department E-mail email@example.com
Please submit your application by 18 May 2022, UFV-PA 2022/1421.
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Placement: Department of Game Design
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Gotlands län
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2022/1421
Last application date: 2022-05-18
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